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September 12, 2016

Victoria leads on local rail jobs and industry investment

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) this morning welcomed the Andrews Labor Government’s announcement of Victoria’s single largest order of trains to be built right here in Victoria, securing hundreds of jobs for local workers around the state.

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June 29, 2016

DEFENCE DEPARTMENT AND MINISTER MARISE PAYNE MUST COME CLEAN ON RAAF WILLIAMTOWN WATER CONTAMINATION SCANDAL.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is calling on Defence Minister Marise Payne to establish an independent public inquiry into revelations by the Newcastle Herald that the Defence Department knew construction at the RAAF base at Williamtown NSW would cause off-site groundwater contamination and that the health of workers and the public would be put at risk.

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June 24, 2016

“VIC” NO LONGER THE ‘BEST COLD BEER’ AS BREWERY BETRAYS AUSSIE WORKERS.

SACKED MAINTENANCE WORKERS RALLY OUTSIDE CUB BREWERY DEMANDING THEIR JOBS BACK.

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June 16, 2016

AMWU SUPPORTS LABOR’S DECISION TO BUILD A NEW MARINE RESEARCH VESSEL.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed the policy announced by Shadow Industry Minister Kim Carr on helping to protect the marine environment by investing in a new research vessel for the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIM).

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June 15, 2016

AMWU WELCOMES LABOR’S POLICY ON TRAIN PROCUREMENT.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed the policy announced by Shadow Industry Minister Kim Carr on national rail procurement as a step in the right direction and called on the Coalition to match Labor’s commitment to Australian manufacturing. 

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June 07, 2016

AMWU CALLS ON PRIME MINSITER TO MATCH LABOR’S PLAN TO BOOST APPRENTICESHIP NUMBERS.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has called on the Prime Minister to match  Bill Shorten’s pledge to boost apprenticeships on Government infrastructure projects .

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May 24, 2016

Turnbull Government Sneaks Through Changes to Undermine Apprenticeship System

In its final moments before going into caretaker mode, the Turnbull Government has rushed through changes that seek to undermine the quality and cost of vocational education and training.

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May 17, 2016

AUSTRALIAN AUTO WORKERS WELCOME LABOR’S COMMITMENT TO HELP FOR MANUFACTURING

 The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed Labor’s plan to assist regions affected by the end of vehicle building in Australia.

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May 07, 2016

TURNBULL BETRAYS AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDING WORKERS, SENDING SUPPLY SHIP CONTRACT TO SPAIN.

Malcolm Turnbull has created more than 3000 new shipbuilding jobs in Spain by signing off on a contract for the construction of two Australian Navy supply ships by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia.

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May 03, 2016

COALITION BUDGET FAILS TO DELIVER FOR MANUFACTURING WORKERS AND YOUNG PEOPLE

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has slammed the Turnbull Government after it failed to deliver for manufacturing workers and young people desperately seeking secure employment.

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