September 21, 2017
The launch of the recently formed group the ‘Parliamentary Friends of Australian Books and Writers’ was held at Parliament House in Canberra last week. Distinguished guests included popular Australian authors and political heavyweights from both sides, including Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Shadow Foreign Minister Tania Plibersek, and Government MPs Kevin Andrews and Tony Abbott all came to show their support for Australia’s most successful creative industry.
September 15, 2017
The next chapter in Whyalla’s rich history in Steelmaking officially started on the 1st September, with the official handover from Mark Mentha (KordaMentha) to Sanjeev Gupta (Liberty House).
September 08, 2017
A win over payment of a tool allowance turned out to be the catalyst for another win on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for UGL boilermaker/welders at Alcoa alumina refineries in Western Australia.
August 25, 2017
Tasmanian Branch President Ian “Edna” Drake has dedicated his life to the cause of the worker. This week the AMWU has celebrated Ian’s service at a special dinner and ceremony for him at his home in the north of Tasmania.
July 31, 2017
In an exciting first step towards reshaping our union, the AMWU has established an Engineering and Mining Services National Industry Committee – and its first meeting was held in Sydney over four days in early July.
July 21, 2017
This Order was issued today by the Federal Court. We are required to put a link to it on our website. Please click here to read a full copy of the Order.
July 11, 2017
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has told a delegation of car industry workers that they won’t be forgotten, as Holden’s Elizabeth plant winds down to closure later this year.
July 10, 2017
Scott Kitchiner is an AMWU delegate at Coates Hire in Brisbane, and a member of our Queensland Branch.
July 01, 2017
High-profile Federal politician Pauline Hanson was earlier this year left with Easter egg on her face after calling for a boycott on Cadbury chocolate.
June 26, 2017
Workers at the OI glass plant in Brisbane have an important message for their colleagues around the country: when it comes to negotiating your pay and conditions, make sure you have a crack.
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