MEDIA RELEASE – JANE GARRETT CONSULTS ON ISSUE OF WORK LIFE BALANCE

8 March 2012

State Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett is inviting members of her electorate to take part in her consultation into the issue of work life balance.

Ms Garrett said in an increasingly dynamic economy, and fast paced society, there are mounting pressures on employees and individuals, with their personal and family time suffering as a consequence.

“I’m conducting this consultation to gather the views and experiences members of our community are facing with these pressures, as this is an issue that is being raised with me on an increasing basis,” Ms Garrett said.

“Whether you are juggling your work with childcare, to being a carer for a family member, struggling with your work load, the volume of overtime you work – paid or unpaid, being on call or out of work responsibility and expectations, I’m keen to hear your views.

Views expressed as a part of the consultation will compiled into a report, assisting Jane in her advocacy on this issue.

Written submissions can be made:

  • Via post :                    Suite1, 31 Nicholson St, Brunswick East VIC 3057
  • Via email :                 jane.garrett@parliament.vic.gov.au
  • Via website :             www.janegarrett.org.au

People wanting to make a written submission are asked to do so by 31st May 2012.

Submissions can also be made in person by appointment on Mondays until the end of May 2012, or by attending either of two group submission sessions on the 12th and 26th of April at 6:30pm.

For further information, contact 9384 1241.

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