Virtual lecture – Is the Fair Work Act really fair?

Few things are more important than equality and fairness in the workplace. Opportunities for women and the treatment of women at work have come to the forefront of the national consciousness.

With fairness in the workplace in the spotlight, we are delighted to welcome Professor Libby Lyons, inaugural Chair of the Aged Care Workforce Industry Council, Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business and Law at ACU, and former Director of the Federal Workplace Gender Equality Agency, to present the 8th Annual Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC DUniv (Honoris Causa) (ACU) Memorial Lecture on 23 February.

The topic for this year’s lecture is ‘Is the Fair Work Act really fair?’. Chief People Officer Anna Phillips and Dean of Thomas More Law School Professor Patrick Keyzer will join Professor Lyons for this virtual event.

The Barry O'Keefe Memorial Lecture is an annual event hosted by the Thomas More Law School. It is named in honour of the late Hon Barry O'Keefe AM QC DUniv (Honoris Causa) (ACU). ACU awarded an honorary doctorate to Justice O’Keefe in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the judiciary, the NSW legal system, and the Church. Mrs O’Keefe will attend the event.

When: 23 February, 4.30pm AEDT

Where: The lecture will be a virtual event via MS Teams Live and all are welcome.

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