Ben is the Assistant Secretary of the SDA in Western Australia. SDA look after workers primarily in the retail, fast food and warehousing industries, and have been involved in getting domestic and family violence leave clauses into Enterprise Agreements to support workers who find themselves needing support whilst confronting this issue.
Reason for Riding
“I am riding to support our members and their families. The public awareness on this issue after the inspirational advocacy by Rosie Batty has been good at putting this issue on the agenda but we must use that momentum to make lasting change. For too long this uncomfortable issue has been kept behind closed doors. Everyone has a part to play in eliminating domestic and family violence.”