Adjunct Professor at Institute of Religion, Politics and Society, Australian Catholic University
Lisa's work focuses on work in the Institute’s Cities and Successful Societies research streams the former Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Employment Rights, a non-government organisation that promotes the application of International Labour Standards within Australia. She is a lawyer working in the area of workplace relations and discrimination law. She advises a number of unions and community organisations on strategic directions, governance and campaigning. She has been engaged as a technical adviser for the International Labour Organisation, held senior positions within a variety of unions, and was the lead advocate for the landmark pay equity case before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission that substantially raised the rates of pay for community sector workers. She is currently working with the Institute of Religion, Politics and Society focusing on work in the Institute’s Cities and Successful Societies research stream.
In October, 2018 Lisa was appointed by the Victorian Government to assist the tripartite Building Industry Construction Committee to develop its first Women In Construction Strategy. This strategy will tackle barriers to women's attraction, recruitment and retention in trades and trade related occupations in the Victorian construction industry.
There are good reasons why those experiencing sexual harassment particularly in the workplace dont report it at the time it occurs. To do so is likely to result in ostracism, exclusion, career suicide or a direct threat...