Webinar organised by Sustainable Prosperity, 24th August 2020. Speakers: Emeritus Professor Barbara Pocock, UniSA and Abbey Kendall, Director Working Women's Centre SA.
(picture is Abbey and I at 2019 International Women's Day Lunch)
Podcast: (June 12, 2020) Is the government failing women in its COVID-19 policy responses? On this June episode of Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny chats with Barbara Pocock AM and Trish Bergin about the government’s decision to roll back free childcare and the impacts of Australia’s COVID-19 policy responses on women. Listen here.
Recession and Government Stimulus - The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper (July 4, 2020) featured Barbara Pocock's experience in employment creation in the Hunter Valley in the 1980s recession. She argues for mass job creation in COVID-19 and that too many people are being left behind: we need a different response. First Nations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, migrants, women, casuals, gig workers, artists, students and many others are suffering unacceptable levels of poverty and disadvantage.
Women have lost Jobs Faster than Men in the Coronavirus But are Getting Less assistance: ABC RN Breakfast, 20 June 2020