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PUBLIC LECTURE: The Fair Work Act, The Review, and the Future of Australian Labour Relations 2012

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The Fair Work Act, The Review, and the Future of Australian Labour Relations 2012 : Professor Ron McCallum AO, Emeritus Professor of Labour Law, University of Sydney Other events...
Professor Ron McCallum is renowned nationally and internationally for his work in labour law. As Emeritus Professor of Labour Law at the University of Sydney, Ron teaches labour law and litigation at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He was the University's foundation Blake Dawson Waldron Professor in Industrial Law and served a five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Law. He has also taught labour law in Canada and the USA. He has published many books on the subject as well as numerous chapters, journal articles and papers. In recognition of his life's work and expertise in labour law, he was appointed to the eminent panel reviewing the Fair Work Act for the Australian government; the panel made its report in June 2012.

Ron McCallum is the first totally blind person to have been appointed to a full professorship in any field at any university in Australia or New Zealand. In 2008 Ron was elected as Australian representative to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, of which he has been Chair since 2010. Ron was awarded a Centenary Medal by the Australian Government in 2003, and in 2006 he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO). He was the 2011 Senior Australian of the Year, an honour awarded for his achievements as an equal rights campaigner, especially for persons with disabilities.

RSVP: Sarah.Thoms@uwa.edu.au
Speaker(s) Professor Ron McCallum AO, Emeritus Professor of Labour Law, University of Sydney
Location Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School
Contact Sarah Thoms <Sarah.Thoms@uwa.edu.au>
Start Tue, 21 Aug 2012 18:00
End Tue, 21 Aug 2012 19:00
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Submitted by Brendan Doran <brendan.doran@uwa.edu.au>
Last Updated Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:36
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