• The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Tom Barratt is employed as a senior lecturer in Management and Organisations in UWA's Business School. He is a labour geographer, meaning his work spans both industrial relations and human geography. Empirically, his work focuses on the gig economy and resource peripheries. 

Future research

Dr Barratt will complete an ARC DECRA Fellowship from 2023-2025


Dr Barratt, alongside primary collaborators Dr Caleb Goods (UWA) and Dr Alex Veen (University of Sydney), have a strong history of research engagement, including research translation in The Conversation, as well as print and radio media. They have also engaged with Parliamentary Inquiries, Fair Work Commission proceedings and multiple branches of government around policymaking in the gig economy.


English - fluent, native speaker

Maruitian Creole - conversational

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth


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