Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union



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June 18, 2021

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union urges NSW Government to end offshoring

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) calls on the NSW government to end the offshoring of transport infrastructure projects, with a new report showing the local economy would have benefited to the tune of almost half a billion dollars if important recent contracts were awarded to local firms.  

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June 08, 2021

The AMWU calls on the ACT Government to commit to Aussie-made electric buses.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) is calling on the ACT government to commit to locally made electric buses.

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May 20, 2021

AMWU NSW & ACT Endorses the School Strike 4 Climate

The AMWU is passionate about fighting for good local jobs, healthy and prosperous communities, and a decent future for our kids.   This is why the union is endorsing the School Strike 4 Climate movement – supporting the next generation of union activists to fight for a fair and sustainable future.  

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February 14, 2019

NSW Regional Rail Fleet Decision ‘Absurd’

The NSW Government’s announcement to assemble and maintain the Regional Rail Fleet is absurd and an insult to the 1 559 rail manufacturing workers that have lost their jobs under the NSW Liberal Government’s policy of building trains overseas.

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August 13, 2018

Bluescope Workers Deserve a Fair Share of Record Profit

Workers at Bluescope Steel are demanding a fair pay deal after management announced a record profit of $1.6 billion dollars this morning, an increase of 119%. Workers are currently negotiating to restore pay and conditions that were taken away during the 2015 steel crisis

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September 13, 2017

New State Secretary for the NSW AMWU

Steve Murphy has been elected by the AMWU NSW State Council as the new state secretary. The vote came after Tim Ayres’s preselection to become Labor’s candidate for the Senate.

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May 18, 2017

Statement on the Sydney Busses Strike

The NSW Industrial Relations Commission has ordered us to display this on our website 

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January 19, 2017

Statement on Mike Baird's Resignation

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union NSW Branch has dubbed Premier Mike Baird’s resignation as a ‘cop out’. 

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August 18, 2016

Baird Offshores Australian Rail Jobs

News reports have confirmed that the NSW Government has sent one of the largest train manufacturing contracts in Australian history overseas. The New Intercity Train Fleet (NIF) will be built entirely in Korea. That’s 65 trains, over 500 carriages and at least a thousand jobs offshore.

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July 26, 2016

AMWU Wins NSW Workers Compensation Changes

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has won significant changes to the NSW Workers Compensation Guidelines that will make it easier for injured workers to access the treatment they need.

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