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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…

ARC Training Centre for Collaborative Robotics in Advanced Manufacturing

CDWI members Professor Paula McDonald and Dr Penny Williams are part of the team of Chief Investigators of the newly created Australian Research Council Training Centre for Collaborative Robotics in Advanced Manufacturing. The Centre aims to build the human and technical capability Australia needs to underpin its global competitiveness…

Shining a Light on the Gig Economy

Centre for Decent Work & Industry members Professor McDonald, Dr Penny Williams and Associate Professor Robyn Mayes, along with Professor Andrew Stewart (University of Adelaide) and Dr Damien Oliver (UTS) have conducted a national survey of digital platform work in Australia. To read the full report detailing prevalence, nature and…

Brands backing Black Lives Matter – not just a marketing ploy

Centre member Dr Bree Hurst has authored a media article titled “Brands backing Black Lives Matter- not just a marketing ploy”. Read the full story here

Achieving gender equality in STEMM hospital and health service research

Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan announced an Australian Research Council (ARC) linkage grant: Achieving gender equality in STEMM hospital and health service research which will result in critically-informed, pragmatic strategies that enable health service organisations to detect and redress gender inequality. The research…