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IDEAS FACTORY: Re-designing the 40-hour, 5-day work week

A four-day work week could lead to more efficient and happier Australian workplaces, David Galbally QC says. 

The Ideas Factory this week tackled how to give Australians a better balance between work pressures and daily life.

‘What we need is we need to be efficient in our work, we need a very good lifestyle and lifestyle balance,’ he said.

‘A four day working week gives families and people a much better working week.

‘Their hours that they spend at work are far more concentrated because of that shorter period of time they concentrate on doing the tasks at hand.’

Click PLAY to hear the full debate with David Galbally QC from Madgwick Lawyers: