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In the lead up to our upcoming event ‘How Casual are you’, Gemma Beale of the Mary Lee Exchange & friend of the Working Women’s Centre spoke to The Adelaide Review.

“There’s a common idea that casual work is a stopgap or a pathway to more secure work,” Gemma Beale tells The Adelaide Review. “It’s something you do while you’re young until you get the ‘sweet’ job. But we’re increasingly seeing that it’s not the case, people are doing casual work or precarious work for their whole life. That affects your ability to plan for the future in a whole new way, your ability to apply for a mortgage, or to plan for a family, or to work out what you will do if you get sick, or your mum gets sick.”

Read the full article on the Adelaide Review here