Meet one of the Speakers for Long-Term Unemployment Conference 2014 – Dr Cassandra Goldie


LTU Cassandra Goldie

Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, Australian Council of Social Service will be a keynote speaker at the Australian Long Term Unemployment Conference being held at the Gold Coast.

Dr Cassandra Goldie is CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service, the peak body for the community sector in Australia, and the national voice for people experiencing poverty and inequality.

Cassandra has an impressive track record as a successful reformer. She is a leading advocate on economic and social policy, a regular media and public commentator, and a highly respected human rights lawyer. Cassandra is currently a member of the National Legal Assistance Advisory Board, the ACCC Consumer Consultative Committee; the Board of the National Roundtable of Nonprofit Organisations; and Boardlinks.

Dr Goldie is also the Deputy Chair of the steering committee for the C20 (the Civil Society arm of the G20) and recently attended the St Petersburg G20 in this capacity. Her work has been recognised through the receipt of a number of awards including being named one of Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence in 2012 and a BOSS True Leader in 2013. Cassandra has a Masters of Law from the University of London and a PhD from the University of New South Wales.

You can view the Conference Program here. 

Long-Term Unemployment Conference 2014, 18-19 August 2014, QT Hotel Surfers Paradise
A national conference focusing on at risk groups for Long-Term Unemployment | Mature Age | Youth | Indigenous | Disability | Regional | URL:  Ph: (61 7) 5502 2068 
Here is an interesting article written by Dr Cassandra Goldie on Child Poverty published in the SMH, “For a real new start, stop miring people in poverty” Read more