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Au pairs in Australia: Contexts, vulnerabilities to abuse, and policy implications

Centre Director, Professor Robyn Mayes publishes on the labour and policy contexts of au pair work in Australia and the ways these shape the vulnerabilities of au pairs to abuse and exploitation.  Read the full paper here as part of the Centre for Justice Briefing Paper Series.

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What has the #MeToo movement achieved?

Centre member Professor Paula McDonald published a briefing paper that examines what the #MeToo movement has achieved as part of the Centre for Justice Briefing Paper Series.  Drawing on Paula’s research addressing workplace sexual harassment, the briefing paper examines the achievements and limitations of the movement and the prospects…

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Disability Access to Australian Higher Education

Centre members Deanna Grant-Smith and Bernd Irmer’s briefing paper on Disability Access to Australian Higher Education is now available as part of the Centre for Justice Briefing Paper Series. Their paper (issue 11) evaluates how well Australian universities have performed against the parity targets of the widening participation in…

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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Centre member Professor Paula McDonald was cited in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s Final Report: Care, Dignity and Respect recently released. The report was tabled in Parliament on 1 March, 2021 with 148 recommendations including a new Aged Care Act, improved reporting and monitoring systems, professionalising…

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WAHED Champions for Change

Congratulations to Deanna Grant-Smith as a Champion for Change for her instrumental research in raising awareness of the financial and psychological impact of unpaid Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experiences on higher education students across urban planning, education, business, creative industries, nursing, and health disciplines…

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New journal article – Disrupting landscape: Enacting zones of socio-material entanglement for alternative futures

A new journal article Disrupting landscape: Enacting zones of socio-material entanglement for alternative futures authored by Centre member Amelia Hine compares human and feral animal capacities to transform mining landscapes and proposes distributed agency as a less exclusionary methodological alternative to traditional closure…

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Collaborating and connecting with Indigenous businesses: Brisbane Indigenous Media Association

QUT is committed to Indigenous Australian engagement, success and empowerment as well as improving the life expectancy and social and economic development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Australia wide. Delivering on that commitment, the QUT Business School have been collaborating with Brisbane Indigenous Media…

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Dr Bree Hurst Discusses Her Research

Dr Bree Hurst discusses a snapshot of her current research and research projects…

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Navigating the New Flexible Workforce: A Toolkit for Managers

Presented by Trish Obst, Penny Williams, Melinda Laundon and Kim Johnston. This webinar explored 4 topics key to navigating the new normal after Covid-19: Workforce wellbeing; Performance and productivity; Reward and recognition; and Engaging employees. Download the presentation here: CDWI_ Managing the New Flexible Workforce or view…