Elizabeth Broderick

Elizabeth Broderick

Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Elizabeth Broderick was appointed Sex Discrimination Commissioner and Commissioner responsible for Age Discrimination in 2007. Previously, she was a partner at Blake Dawson and developed the firm's business case for flexibility in the workplace.

A lawyer and businesswoman, Elizabeth was the 2001-02 Telstra NSW Business Woman of the Year and Australian Corporate Business Woman of the Year.

She has been a strong advocate for Australia's national paid parental leave scheme and more recently has championed the changes to the ASX Corporate Governance Principles to increase the number of women at decision-making level.

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Added 31 May 2011

Elizabeth Broderick

Just Communities: Facts, lies, atrocities, and answers

We're working for the rights of others: but what about our own rights? How do we ensure a sustainable workforce where people are paid fairly? Should poverty be the reward for a lifetime spent caring?

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