The resignation of Kelly O’Dwyer highlighted a rather obvious issue: our parliament is a hostile work environment for women. Solutions do exist, however.
Brendan is a Research Fellow in Sociology in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. His research interests include work and labour markets; families and intimate relationships; the intersection of work and family; gender equity; and the future of work. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, Brendan was a Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania. Brendan is a member of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and Australian Population Association (APA).