Anthony Forsyth

Professor, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University

Anthony Forsyth is Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Law at RMIT University in Melbourne. He has worked extensively in legal practice, including with several commercial firms and the Transport Workers Union.

Anthony carries out academic research on a wide range of aspects of employment and workplace law. His main areas of focus are collective bargaining, trade unions, labour hire, the gig economy, and the optimal legal and regulatory systems for building collective worker power. He also runs the Labour Law Down Under blog.

In 2015-16, Anthony was the independent Chair of the Victorian Government Inquiry into Labour Hire and Insecure Work. The recommendations in the Inquiry’s Final Report formed the basis for the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic).

Anthony’s book “The Future of Unions and Worker Representation – The Digital Picket Line” will be published in early 2022 by Hart Publishing (UK).