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It's About Time - Advisory panels

It's About Time

Advisory panels

HREOC formed a number of honorary advisory panels to help guide the development of this paper. HREOC consulted with members of these panels formally and informally and sought comment on the draft of this paper. HREOC is grateful for this assistance.

Academic Panel


Michael Alexander

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Janeen Baxter

University of Queensland

Michael Bittman

University of New England

Dorothy Broom

Australian National University

Sara Charlesworth

RMIT University

Lyn Craig

University of New South Wales

Michael Flood

La Trobe University

Barbara Pocock

University of South Australia

Alison Preston

Curtin University of Technology

Graeme Russell

Macquarie University

Lyndall Strazdins

Australian National University

Penny Warner-Smith

University of Newcastle


Employment Panel


Scott Barklamb

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Tim Ayres

Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union

Cath Bowtell

Australian Council of Trade Unions

Melinda Cilento

Business Council of Australia

Vasuki Paul

Australian Industry Group

Alison Peters

Unions NSW

Margaret Piercy

Australian Workers Union

Tony Steven

Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia


Community Panel


Robert Boyle

The Benevolent Society

Adrienne Burgess Fathers Direct (UK)

Eva Cox

Women's Economic Think Tank/University of Technology Sydney

Jenny Earle

Women's Electoral Lobby

Robert Hicks

Goldfields Men's Health

Gerry Orkin

Canberra Fathers and Children Service Inc

Shawn Phillips

Ministerial Council for Suicide Prevention (WA)

Therese Sands

People with Disability Australia

Colleen Sheen

Carers Australia

Tony White

UnitingCare Burnside

Paul Whyte

Sydney Men's Network


HREOC also sought comment on the draft of this paper from the following agencies.

Attorney-General's Department
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

The views expressed in this paper remain those of HREOC alone.

January 29, 2008