November 17, 2023
17 November 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has welcomed the introduction of legislation into the Federal Parliament to establish a new safety regulator for naval nuclear power ahead of the AUKUS submarine program.
November 16, 2023
16 November 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed the Albanese government’s National Rail Procurement and Manufacturing Strategy, which seeks to develop an efficient and sustainable domestic rail manufacturing sector and provide good quality local jobs.
October 26, 2023
29 September 2023 – An inquiry into the election of the position of NSW Assistant State Secretary with respect to a purported irregularity will be conducted by the Federal Court of Australia at Law Courts Building, 184 Philip Street, Queens Square, Sydney commencing 10.15am on 11 December 2023 and 12 December 2023. If a member wishes to be served with a copy of affidavit material and submissions relied upon by the Applicant they should contact solicitors for the Applicant by email at [email protected] prior to 25 October 2023. Please see the full orders made by the Court on 27 September 2023. The Judgement of the Court delivered on 21 September 2023 can be read online.
October 26, 2023
26 October 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) has welcomed the expansion of the Albanese Government’s Critical Minerals Facility as an important first step that will significantly boost Australia’s green manufacturing sector and assist the nation in meeting its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
October 24, 2023
24 October 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) welcomes the federal government’s announcement of consultation opening on an offshore wind zone in Bass Strait which includes commitments to local content.
September 28, 2023
28 September 2023 – Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) members at Cadbury's factory in Claremont, Tasmania are continuing a stop-work campaign for better wages and conditions.
September 07, 2023
7 September 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has welcomed the decision by SafeWork Australia to lower the limit for welding fumes exposure in workplaces.
August 25, 2023
25 August 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) welcomes the federal government’s announcement on the opening of consultation on the Illawarra offshore wind zone and calls for the prioritisation of local workers and manufacturers on future projects.
August 17, 2023
17 August 2023 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) celebrates Labor’s commitment to one of the most significant commitments to industrial transformation in generations. Today, in amendments to its National Platform, Labor’s 49th National Conference committed the Party to transitioning the nation to renewable energy and unlocking the opportunities of the net zero economy.
June 08, 2023
8 June 2023 – Workers exposed to welding fumes have today been let down by a Safe Work Australia (SWA) decision to kick the can down the road on lowering the limit for exposure.