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November 13, 2015

SHIPBUILDERS RALLY CALLING FOR AN END TO ‘VALLEY OF DEATH’ BEFORE MORE JOBS ARE LOST

SHIPBUILDING RALLY Workers will assemble at Victoria Square at 9:30am and will march to the office of Christopher Pyne (100 King William Street) Followed by a media conference on the steps of Parliament House at 11:45am FRIDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2015

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November 06, 2015

Shipbuilders and supporters crowd fund Adelaide billboard

It’s a simple message that is resonating with the community: “SUBS=JOBS, BUILD THEM ALL HERE.” And it’s a message that thousands of people will see on billboards in Adelaide during November, including one in Rundle Mall in the heart of the city.

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October 29, 2015

TURNBULL TURNS HIS BACK ON AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDERS.

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.

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October 28, 2015

Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) announces 45 job losses

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.

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October 22, 2015

Deal on CHAFTA labour provisions does not go far enough

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.

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October 08, 2015

Tasmanian Shipbuilders Meet to Plan Future of Shipbuilding

Tasmanian Shipbuilders Meet to Plan Future of Shipbuilding

Press Conference Today at 1:15pm Corner Bender Drive and Derwent Park Road, Hobart

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October 06, 2015

Trans Pacific Partnership Shrouded in Secrecy

The Australian Government has today signed off on the most secret trade agreement in our history.

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September 25, 2015

CHRISTOPHER PYNE SUPPORTS UNION CAMPAIGN: ‘SUBS SHOULD BE BUILT IN AUSTRALIA.

CHRISTOPHER PYNE SUPPORTS UNION CAMPAIGN: ‘SUBS SHOULD BE BUILT IN AUSTRALIA.

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. 

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September 20, 2015

New Defence Minister must act on shipbuilding

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.

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September 16, 2015

CHAFTA job numbers are PM’s first test

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.

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