Published: 13/12/2020
Category: On The Job
Published: 13/12/2020
Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.

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Laura Thompson, founder of Clothing The Gap

“We’re able to take risks, we’re able to be bold with our voice” said Laura

Laura on LinkedIn

“I took a leap of faith to start a health business with co-founder Sarah called Spark Health. It’s been shared mindsets, goals, work ethics and values that has enabled our partnership, business and impact to flourish.  

“We never imagined that it would end up looking like this. With us managing an Aboriginal street wear label as well, that supports and funds the impact and work we do together with Aboriginal Communities.”

Felicity Sowerbutts, Director, Young Workers Centre

One in five works have had their wages stolen from them by age 30, said Felicity Sowerbutts.

She said the new workplace legislation introduced to Federal Parliament by the Morrison Government will make it “so much harder to transfer from casual work to permanent work” while further disadvantaging young workers.

Felicity on LinkedIn

Felicity started work in the Australian trade union movement after studying Politics in the UK and working and volunteering for MPs and campaign organisations.

Before joining the Young Workers Centre, Felicity led the Campaigns Team at Victorian Trades Hall through more elections than she can count.

About the hosts

Sally Rugg, @sallyrugg

Francis Leach, @SaintFrankly

Clothing The Gap and the new IR bill

Clothing The Gap and the new IR bill