Our Work Our Lives Conference

Conference on women and industrial relations

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3rd National Conference, Women and Industrial Relations 12 & 13 August 2010, Darwin, NT

The 3rd Our Work Our Lives conference held in Darwin was a huge success. It was hosted by the Northern Territory Working Women's Centre (and the National Working Womens' Centres) with the support of the University of Western Australia.  Our keynote speakers were Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick, Professor Marian Baird from the University of Sydney and Senator Jacinta Collins (Special Advisor on Work and Family Balance and Pay Equity).  The closing address was delivered by the Hon. Malarndirri McCarthy NT Minister for Women's Policy and the Plenary Panel was convened by Marion Scrymgour MLA. View the complete program or find invidual papers below. 

Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country - OWOL 2010, Darwin: Bilawarra Lee, Larrakia Nation Welcome to Country - OWOL 2010, Darwin: Bilawarra Lee, Larrakia Nation (41 KB)

Keynote Addresses

Papers

Bandias, Susan & Warne, Leoni Bandias, Susan & Warne, Leoni The Career Stage Effect on Women in ICT: An Overview of the ACS-W Survey (202 KB)

Barrera, Susan & Garndner, Jenness & Horstman, Bob Barrera, Susan & Garndner, Jenness & Horstman, Bob Women’s experiences in the Western Australian mining industry: a snapshot in 2010 (125 KB)

Barrett Meyering, Isobelle Barrett Meyering, Isobelle Employment as a path to financial independence: why work matters to women experiencing domestic violence (277 KB)

Broadbent, Kaye & Strachan, Glenda & Bailey, Janis & Ressia, Susan Broadbent, Kaye & Strachan, Glenda & Bailey, Janis & Ressia, Susan Reaching out: enhancing the accessibility of an employment rights advisory service for migrant women (188 KB)

Cassells, Rebecca Cassells, Rebecca The wage gap in Australia, what it costs us, why it’s still here and will it ever go? (80 KB)

Charlesworth, Sara & McDonald, Paula & Ceris, Somali Charlesworth, Sara & McDonald, Paula & Ceris, Somali ‘It’s not sexual harassment but…’legal and other understandings of sexual harassment in the workplace (80 KB)

Dann, Sandra & Carmody, Sonya & Von Wasserling, Teresa & Stojadinovic, Milijana Dann, Sandra & Carmody, Sonya & Von Wasserling, Teresa & Stojadinovic, Milijana Vulnerable women workers: are the regulatory changes improving their position? Issues for vulnerable women accessing Working Women’s Centres (119 KB)

Davis, Kim Davis, Kim Closing the gap between policy and practice: employing indigenous women in the Northern Territory (312 KB)

De Araujo, Elisabeth & Dann, Sandra De Araujo, Elisabeth & Dann, Sandra Women and Work in Timor-Leste (62 KB)

Franzway, Suzanne & Zufferey, Carole & Moulding, Nicole & Chung, Donna Franzway, Suzanne & Zufferey, Carole & Moulding, Nicole & Chung, Donna Domestic violence and multidimensional factors: investigating the impact of domestic violence on women’s health, employment and housing (239 KB)

Galton, Janette & Porrovecchio, Naomi Galton, Janette & Porrovecchio, Naomi Pay Equity and Women in the Workplace: A Northern Territory Perspective (83 KB)

Georgalis, Sofie Georgalis, Sofie Workplace Discrimination – the who, the what and the how of legal advocacy (35 KB)

Heffernan, Alana & Mataheare, Lee Heffernan, Alana & Mataheare, Lee Domestic violence and the employment relationship: is statutory protection necessary? (229 KB)

Hogan, Michelle Hogan, Michelle How can Government support Work Life Balance? (1341 KB)

Hutchinson, Jacquie Hutchinson, Jacquie They wouldn’t dare do it to a man’: Women managers’ experiences of workplace bullying (0 KB)

Masterman-Smith, Helen Masterman-Smith, Helen Green jobs and a just transition for women workers? (181 KB)

McFerran, Ludo McFerran, Ludo Domestic Violence: Workplace Rights and Entitlements (102 KB)

McGrath, Donna-Louise McGrath, Donna-Louise The national hazard of workplace bullying: implications of an Australian study (140 KB)

Nguyen, Minh Nguyen, Minh Moving Towards Cultural Competency (160 KB)

Partridge, Bridget Partridge, Bridget Telephone or Face-To-Face? Women’s Experience of Conciliation Conferences (152 KB)

Price, Susan Price, Susan Adverse Action – a brave new world or same old same old? (255 KB)

Purdon, Ailsa Purdon, Ailsa From Colonisation to Global Economy – black women workers in South Africa and the Northern Territory, Australia (139 KB)

Purdy, Anne & Levy, Nadine Purdy, Anne & Levy, Nadine Experiences of sexual harassment amongst young women workers: an exploration of power and opportunity (244 KB)

Van Barneveld, Kristen Van Barneveld, Kristen The Sandwich Generation: On a Tightrope (283 KB)

Wells, Jeane Wells, Jeane Flexible Work in 2010 – the impact of the Fair Work Act 2009 on employer control of, and employee access to, flexible working hours (278 KB)

Yuan, Kali & Hutchinson, Zoe Yuan, Kali & Hutchinson, Zoe The Fair Work act and ‘Flexibility’ Clauses: AWAs In Another Guise? (136 KB)