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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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April 27, 2016

ALP climate change policy a step in the right direction

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has welcomed the ALP’s announcement  of its climate change policy. The AMWU has long argued that climate change is not only a huge risk to Australia’s future prosperity, but also an opportunity for the modernisation of industry and the development of new industries to support the transition to a low carbon economy.

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April 26, 2016

Shipbuilding Workers Celebrate Victory

Tuesday 26 April, 2016 Shipbuilding workers across the country are today celebrating after the Federal Government’s announcement on submarines has guaranteed a generation of Australian shipbuilding jobs. The celebration comes as the Federal Government today announced a build 12 submarines in Adelaide.

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April 26, 2016

D-DAY FOR SUBMARINES

It’s D-Day for submarines as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to Adelaide to announce the outcome of the Federal Government’s “Competitive Evaluation Process.”

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April 18, 2016

TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST FOLLOW UP OPV ANNOUNCEMENT WITH LOCAL BUILD FOR SUBMARINES.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has been campaigning for more than two years for a ‘continuous-build’ plan for Australia’s shipbuilding industry. Today’s announcement that 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels are to be built in South Australia and Western Australia will be welcome by shipbuilders currently on the unemployment queue and others still in the industry but worried about losing their jobs.

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April 14, 2016

AMWU welcomes Opposition steel policy announcement but calls for mandated local content

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed the steel policy announced by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten as a step in the right direction. AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian said both the Government and Opposition need to do more to ensure the future of the steel industry.

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April 01, 2016

SHIPBUILDING WORKERS TO RALLY AS MINISTER PYNE CAUGHT MISLEADING VOTERS ON LOCAL JOBS.

Jobs Rally at 10:00am Northern End Victoria Square Speakers include Bill Shorten, Martin Hamilton-Smith, Penny Wong and Nick Xenophon. Media Conference with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten at 11:20am  

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March 16, 2016

Shipbuilders up the pressure as Spain celebrates taking Australian jobs

Press Conference Senate Courtyard 12:30pm Shipbuilders will be joined by MPs and Senators

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March 11, 2016

Turnbull Government exports 3000 shipbuilding jobs to Spain

Shipbuilding workers in Spain are celebrating after the Turnbull Government announced it would build two supply ships valued at $2billion overseas rather than in Australia. It is estimated that the contract would create 3000 Spanish jobs.

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March 11, 2016

Workers the ultimate victims in Queensland Nickel Saga

The Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union ("AMWU") has blasted Clive Palmer for treating workers like "play things" as the Queensland Nickel saga took a turn for the worse today.

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