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Minister Katy Gallagher to Attend Pioneering Return-to-Work Event Connecting Parents with Employers

Minister Katy Gallagher to Attend Pioneering Return-to-Work Event Connecting Parents with Employers

Media Release

Perth, Australia – Monday 20th May – The Honourable Katy Gallagher, Minister for Finance, Women and the Public Service, is set to attend and support a groundbreaking return-to-work event designed to bridge the gap between parents seeking to re-enter the workforce and employers looking to hire talented local parents. This inaugural event, titled Reignite and Reconnect, will take place on Wednesday, 22nd May at Scarborough Community Hub, showcasing an innovative approach to workforce reintegration.


Minister Gallagher's attendance highlights the Australian Government’s commitment to supporting parents, particularly mothers, who face unique challenges when returning to the workforce after a career break. The event will provide a platform for parents to engage directly with potential employers, attend workshops, and access resources tailored to ease their transition back into professional life.


Event Details:


Date: Wednesday 22nd May

Time: 12pm – 3pm

Venue: Building 2 - Scarborough Community Hub, 173 Gildercliffe St, Scarborough

For more information about the event, please visit the registration page


Media Contact:


Ashley McGrath       

Chief Executive Officer



About the Organisers


CEOs for Gender Equity is a Western Australian independent association of CEOs who know

that change starts at the top and it starts with them. CEOs for Gender Equity is not about fixing women, nor is it about blaming men. It is about fixing workplaces. It is about leadership. It is about accepting that a gender-balanced workplace is good for business.


Our vision is to accelerate gender equity in Western Australia by inspiring and supporting CEOs to take action.


About Minister Katy Gallagher


Katy Gallagher is the Minister for Finance, Minister for Women, and Minister for the Public Service in the Australian Government. She is a passionate advocate for gender equity and economic empowerment, dedicated to creating policies that support all Australians in achieving their full potential.

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