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Category: For people leaders

Adam Fennessy

How to Champion Change in the Workplace

We spoke with Adam Fennessy, husband, father of three, Victorian Public Sector Commissioner at Victorian Public Sector Commission, to find out more about his experience of championing change in the workplace.

Mother and child

Think twice before asking same-sex parents these 11 questions

“I’ve been asked lots of inappropriate questions that are really none of people’s business. For example, a colleague in a different department asked how I’d negotiated to have my wife carry our two children. Specifically, ‘How’d you get out of that one?’
(Laura Mullan, She/Her, PwC)

A Recipe for Equality

This session put gender stereotypes on the chopping block, exploring the notion of healthy masculinity and how dads can actively dismantle gender inequality through engagement in the household.

Making History: Her Story

Rebecca Forgasz is indomitable. Associate Professor, climate activist, and mum to two small sons, she simply gets things done. Today we speak with Rebecca about her path to the peak of her profession, grace versus gravitas, and the interchangeable approach to parenting she practices with her partner, Debbie Kertesz.

Two Heads are Better than One

Kristyn Hanna and Claire Sherwill from Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services share their tips for a working job-sharing relationship

A Firm Approach to Flexibility

Research shows that employees who can balance their lives are happier and more productive, with organisations like EY leading the way.