May 17, 2016
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed Labor’s plan to assist regions affected by the end of vehicle building in Australia.
May 07, 2016
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.
May 03, 2016
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.
April 27, 2016
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.
April 26, 2016
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.
April 26, 2016
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.”
April 18, 2016
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.
April 14, 2016
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.
April 01, 2016
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
March 16, 2016
Press Conference Senate Courtyard 12:30pm Shipbuilders will be joined by MPs and Senators
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