Energy Charter COVID-19 Customer Vulnerability CEO Insights Panel

22 June | 9AM – 10AM EAST


Energy Charter signatories ActewAGL, Energy Queensland, Essential Energy, Jemena and Powershop, together with Simply Energy, are collaborating with Deloitte to research the impacts of COVID-19 on our customers and communities. The insights, delivered in 4 quarterly rounds, are being leveraged to better understand customers impacted by COVID-19 and how the energy sector can support them. Join Simon Corden, Commissioner Essential Services Commission of Victoria (ESCV), Michael Dart, Executive General Manager, Customer at Energy Queensland, Cassandra Goldie, CEO Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and Lawrence Jones,Vice President, International Programs at Edison Electric Institute USA (EEI) on the CEO Insights Panel.


ACOSS Policy Webinar Series


ACOSS Policy Webinar Series: Experiences of migrant workers in low and underpaid jobs

Thursday 1 July | 12PM – 1:30PM AEST


There are growing calls for unemployed people to take up jobs previously filled by temporary migrants. Employers complain they can’t find workers, workers complain of underpayment and ill treatment, and temporary migrants have been forgotten during the COVID-19 recovery including being denied income support.

This installment of the ACOSS Policy Webinar Series will focus on:

  • The role and experience of temporary migrants in low-paid employment in Australia
  • Policy options to end wage theft and exploitation and grow entry level jobs that are worth having

Our speakers include (with more to be announced):

  • Mohammad Al-Khafaji, CEO, FECCA – Chairing
  • Dr Joanna Howe, Associate Professor, University of Adelaide
  • Sherry Huang, Community Organiser, Migrant Workers Centre
  • Jannette Armstrong, United Workers Union



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