Foenander Lectures 1986-2016

2016

"Workers' Capital - The story of Industry Funds and Australia's Superannuation Revolution" Garry Weaven, Chair, IMF Investors

2015

"The Global Education Agenda Abroad and Education and Gender Equity at Home" Hon Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia

2014

"Designing the 21st Century Workspace: Shaping Business Culture and Practice" Rosemary Kirkby, Principal, Rosemary Kirkby & Associates

2013

"Overworked and underpaid?  The new realities of the labour market" Professor Sue Richardson, Principal Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies

2012

"The Fair Work Act: Review and implications" (pdf 95KB) The Hon Professor Geoffrey Giudice AO, former President, Fair Work Australia

2011

"Just a knowledge worker? Academics, universities and industrial relations" (pdf 279KB) Professor Margaret Gardner AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, RMIT

2010

"A human being in a civilised community. Being human in a civilised community. Being civilised in a human community: Reflections on the Harvester Case", (Lectopia recording, 105 minutes), Dr Simon Longstaff, Executive Director, St James Ethics Centre

2009

"What Makes for Meaningful Work in the 21st Century: Terms, Conditions and Contexts" (pdf 671KB) Professor Barbara Pocock, Director, Centre for Work + Life, University of South Australia

2008

"Forward with Fairness:A Business Perspective on Labors Reform Agenda"(pdf 182KB) John W.H. Denton, Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

2007

"Closing the Gap? The role of wage, welfare and industry policy in promoting social inclusion"(pdf 40KB) Paul Smyth, Brotherhood of St Lawerence

2006

"Reforming Australian Industrial Relations?"(pdf 230KB) Emeritus Professor Joe Isaac, University of Melbourne

2005

"Obligation, Responsibility and Respect"(pdf 80KB) Ms Margaret Jackson AC, Chairman, QANTAS Board

2004

"Two Australias : The Place of Industrial Relations in Shaping a Decent Australia", Ms Sharan Burrow, Australian Council of Trade Unions

2003

"The Way Ahead: Policing for the Whole of the Community", Victorian Chief Commissioner of Police Christine Nixon

2002

"Building Markets or Building Communities? New Directions in the Reform of Working Life", Dr John Buchanan, Workplace Research Centre, University of Sydney

2001

"Industrial Relations and Social Justice(?)", Bill Kelty, Australian Council of Trade Unions

2000

"Financial Markets, Corporate Governance and Human Resource Management", Professor Howard Gospel, Kings College, London

1999

"A Free and Communal Future: Precondition for a Just Society" (pdf 45KB) The Rev. Tim Costello Minister at Collins Street Baptist Church and Executive Director of Urban Seed

1998

"New Labour's Britain : Between Deregulation and Reregulation" (pdf 80KB) Paul Marginson, Warwick Business School

1997

"Collective Labour Law, Citizenship and the Future" (pdf 1175KB), Ronald C McCallum, Blake Dawson Waldron Professor in Industrial Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Sydney

1996

"The End of Institutional Industrial Relations in Britain : Lessons for Australia" (pdf 1549KB) Professor John Purcell, the University of Bath and Director of the Work and Employment Research Centre

1995

"Reforming Australian Industrial Relations: The Coalition's Programme" (pdf 1580KB) The Honourable Peter Reith, MP

1994

"Equity in the Workplace: The Implications of the Industrial Relations Reform Act 1993" (pdf 755KB) Justice Diedre O'Connor, Australian Industrial Relations Commission

1993

"Changing the Landscape: Employee Relations Reform in Australia"(pdf 1162KB) Hon. Phillip Gude MP

1992

"Achieving Competitive Advantage Through Organisational Change: Managing Within the Australian Industrial System" (pdf 849KB) Bruce Rowe

1991

"Enterprise Bargaining: Threat or Opportunity for Australian Unions", Steve Harrison

1990

"The Pattern for Industrial Relations in the 1990's: Decentralising from Within the Centralised System", Hon. Ian Macphee

1989

"Transforming Industrial Relations in NSW", Professor John Niland

1988

"Industrial Relations in the 'Frozen' Continent", Hon. Justice Michael Kirby

1987

"Industrial Relations After Hancock", Professor Di Yerbury

1986

"Industrial Relations in Australia", Professor Keith Hancock, National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University