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90 years of proud achievement

May 3, 2017News

***From Australian Unions*** 90 years ago today the mighty collective of trade unions came together to form the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Since then that collective power has achieved great things for working people […] Read More »

It’s time to #RaiseTheWage

Apr 19, 2017News

Since 1990 minimum wage workers have been left behind. Australia is starting to look like America. A recent poll shows that nearly 70 per cent of Australians believe the minimum wage is too low. It’s time for substantial […] Read More »

Stop Malcolm’s Cuts

Feb 14, 2017News

From Australian Unions: Malcolm Turnbull is telling people with disabilities they cannot have the support they need unless other Australians suffer devastating cuts to the their incomes. Turnbull is trying to pit Australians against each […] Read More »

They are cutting our pensions

Dec 16, 2016News

Malcolm Turnbull is cutting pensions for hard-working Australians, with some couples set to lose up to $6,120 a year, or $117.70 a week. These cuts will make life very difficult for 330,000 pensioners. Many of these people […] Read More »

Stop Malcolm Turnbull attacking workers’ rights

Dec 7, 2016News

Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals have already declared 2017 the year for stripping workers of our rights. Read more about their threats to reintroduce of WorkChoices-style laws here. Right now, working people need more power and better rights […] Read More »

Unions call for a national Anti-Corruption Commission

Apr 4, 2016Uncategorized

Australian unions are demanding the Turnbull Government establish a national Anti-Corruption Commission with the power to investigate corruption in all areas of our society. In light of the world-wide bribery scandal involving major Australian companies, […] Read More »

Super win for workers

Dec 7, 2015News

Pressure from workers has resulted in the establishment of a review of not for profit superannuation governance. And in good news, former RBA Governor, Bernie Fraser, will head up the review. The Turnbull Government had […] Read More »

We can knock off the China Free Trade Agreement

Jul 22, 2015News

The China Free Trade Agreement that Tony Abbott signed recently, will allow employers to bring overseas workers in first, without advertising jobs to local workers. Read More »

Stand for Workers site launched

Dec 5, 2013News

Australian Unions has launched a new website and email campaign, calling on Federal MPs to stand up for workers and their families. Read More »