Keith Ewing Seminar

In Nov 2008 Catalyst hosted Professor Keith Ewing in a seminar series examining Australia's new industrial relations laws from an international context.

Restoring Rights at Work

Syd Mel, Nov 2008

Thanks to all those who attended the Restoring Rights at Work forums in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. These events were a great success. We will keep you updated with the news of the forthcoming legislation.

We are please to make Professor Ewing’s paper available. Click here to download.

Read Paul Gollan’s article which summarises the forum in The Age.

Read Jeff Lawrence’s op-ed in The Australian picking up the themes of his presentation.

Professor Ewing (Kings College, London) is a specialist in industrial law reform and has written extensively on union recognition, collective bargaining and international employment standards in the UK and Europe.

These seminars coincide with the introduction of new industrial relations laws in the Australian parliament.

This event is being held in partnership with the Australian Institute of Employment Rights.

Melbourne – Monday 10th November – 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Hosted by Mordy Bromberg, SC
Professor Ewing will be joined by Cath Bowtell from Australian Council of Trade Unions, and another speaker is still to be confirmed.
Venue: Conference Centre, Ground Floor, 120 Clarendon St, Southbank
Drinks and light refreshments - 6.30pm

Sydney – Tuesday 11th November – 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Hosted by Dr Rae Cooper
Professor Ewing will be joined by Professor Ron McCallum AO, and Jeff Lawrence, Secretary Australian Council of Trade Unions.
Venue: Auditorium, Trades Hall, 4 Goulburn St, Sydney
Drinks and light refreshments - 6.30pm

Brisbane – Thursday 13th November

Download an event flyer [166kb pdf]

Supporters and sponsors of this event

Catalyst Australia Inc., the Australian Institute of Employment Rights, the Workplace and Corporate Law Research Group and the Work and Employment Rights Research Centre at Monash University, Sydney University’s Union Strategy Research Group, the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Members Equity Bank.