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In 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted a 15-hour work week – working three hours a day – within a few generations. Shutterstock

It’s time to put the 15-hour work week back on the agenda

The idea of reduced working hours was once seen as an essential indicator of progress. It's time it was again.
Research shows women’s work hour limit is 34 hours before their mental health deteriorates compared to 47 hours for men. www.shutterstock.com

Work hour limits need to change for better mental health and gender equality

Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it's fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.

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