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Unpaid Overtime in Australia

That the Senate notes:

  1. 25 November 2009 is national Go Home On Time Day;
  2. Australians work more than 2 billion hours of unpaid overtime each year;
  3. Australians work the longest hours in the western world;
  4. excessive unpaid overtime has significant industrial, economic and social implications; and
  5. long working hours can have negative consequences for physical and mental health and personal relationships.

Question agreed to.

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