Sue Williamson

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Workplaces are changing, offering more flexibility than ever, says a UNSW Canberra report. But not everyone has fallen in love with hybrid ways of working.

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The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.

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Scott Morrison and Michael McCormack have both called for empathy training for MPs. But it has all the hallmarks of a human resources fad.

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While COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women more than men, a hybrid workplace could help progress gender equality.

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Thousands of public servants have provided new evidence that flexible work is good for productivity – and families.

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We asked 1400 managers to rate working from home. Some 8.4% said their teams were less productive, 57% said it was the same, and 34% said it was higher.

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When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.

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There is an increasing push-back in society against gender equality issues that can also spread into the workplace.

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One of very few researchers examining gender equity in the Australian public sector, Dr Sue Willamson is a finalist in the ACT Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

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One of the most effective ways to improve gender equality is to address issues systemically rather than relying on individual managers, writes Sue Williamson.

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