October 29, 2015
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has failed his first serious test of political leadership by turning his back on Australian shipbuilders and placing an order for a new Australian icebreaker offshore.
October 28, 2015
On the same day that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited Adelaide, 45 South Australian shipbuilders at ASC were given the news that they would be losing their jobs.
October 22, 2015
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) described the deal struck between Labor and the Government as a step in the right direction to protect foreign workers from exploitation and ensure local workers are not shut out of local projects. However, the deal does not go far enough and Labor and the Government must do more.
October 08, 2015
Press Conference Today at 1:15pm Corner Bender Drive and Derwent Park Road, Hobart
October 06, 2015
The Australian Government has today signed off on the most secret trade agreement in our history.
September 25, 2015
New Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has finally backed a three-year campaign of shipbuilding workers and is supporting a domestic build for Australia’s future submarines.
September 20, 2015
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his new Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne must take action to guarantee jobs and restore confidence in Australia’s shipbuilding industry.
September 16, 2015
The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, faces his first test of economic leadership after it was reported that the Government’s job numbers on the China Free Trade Agreement we wrong.
September 11, 2015
German shipbuilding giant ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has recognised Australia’s potential to be a global hub for shipbuilding, and to create ‘50,000 jobs for skilled manufacturing workers’ if the future submarine project is kept at home in Australia.
September 08, 2015
Tony Abbott’s failure to support young Australians seeking a career through apprenticeship training poses a real risk to the future prosperity of the Australian economy.
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