News: applied sociologist making an impact with Australian parliament

Ms Anna Burke, Deputy-Speaker, and Australian Labor Party Representative for Chisholm congratulates the work of Sociology at Work member, Dr Christine Walker, and her research and advocacy network on epilepsy.

26 November 2009: In a great example of sociology at work, Ms Anna Burke (Chisholm, Deputy-Speaker) said: ‘I would like to express my thanks to the Parliamentary Friends of Epilepsy. I know many of my constituents have expressed their thanks also’. For the speech in context, see: http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2009-11-26.126.7