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ALERA SA - Issues Emerging from the Work and Care Select Committee, and the Right to Disconnect

  • 21 May 2024
  • 4:30 PM
  • Electra House Hotel

ALERA South Australia is pleased to invite you to hear from Senator Barbara Pocock who will speak about the recent right to disconnect reform, and further reforms on the horizon emerging from her work as Chair of the Select Committee on Work and Care.

Barbara Pocock is an Emeritus Professor at UniSA Business at the University of South Australia and has been researching work and employment in Australia for more than thirty years. She founded and was Director of the Centre for Work + Life at the University of South Australia 2006-2014, and prior to that was employed in various academic roles at The University of Adelaide in the social sciences. She has worked in many different jobs - in shearing sheds, the Reserve Bank, on farms, in factories, in unions, advising politicians, for governments, in universities - and as a mother and carer.

Most recently, Barbara is an Australian politician who was elected at the 2022 Australian federal election to become a Senator representing South Australia from July 2022.

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