Events

UnionsACT presents the 2018 Labour Day Festival & Union Picnic

Following the final Family and Community Day public holiday last year, UnionsACT is reviving Union Picnic Day, to be held on Labour Day. The free-entry event will be held at Eddison Park in Woden, and will include carnival rides, a petting zoo, free face painting, a kids-corner, and loads of games and activities. Adults and …

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International Workers Memorial Day: Saturday 28 April

International Workers Memorial Day will be commemorated in Canberra this Saturday 28 April at the National Workers Memorial Day at 10:00am. The commemoration is part of national and global ceremonies to recognise the tragedy of workplace accidents and deaths, the vast majority of which are preventable. In Australia, 182 workers were killed in 2017, more …

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May Day 2017

UnionsACT is hosting a May Day Dinner on 28 April. May Day celebrates the achievements of working people and organised labour. As with previous years, the May Day Dinner will be held at the Woden Tradies. You can book tickets online here or email unionsact@unionsact.org.au.

Unions to hold vigil at Mexican Embassy to mourn violence & deaths of students and teachers in Mexico

UnionsACT and the Australian Education Union will hold a vigil at the Mexican Embassy on Wednesday morning to mourn the deaths of 12 teachers and students in the Mexican city of Oaxaca. The candle-light vigil comes following deadly clashes between protesting Mexican teachers and students, and security forces in the southern Mexican city. More than …

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May Day 2016

May Day Dinner 2016

The UnionsACT dinner to celebrate May Day will be held on Friday 29 April. You can purchase tickets here and contact UnionsACT if you have any questions it would like to buy a table of 10.

UnionsACT acknowledges that it works on the land of the Ngunnawal people, and we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. 

Authorised A White for UnionsACT, 11 London Circuit, Canberra.

 

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