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March Australia

The people united for better government. Sunday 12 noon 31 August 2014   Speaker’s corner:   John Minns (Refugee Action Committee) – refugee rights Kim Sattler (UnionsACT) – workers rights, publice service cuts Tjanara Goreng Goreng  (UC) – Aboriginal Australian sovereignty Rod Campbell (The Australia Institute) – climate change Michael Mazengarb – renewable energy Tom Swann …

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Snap Medicare Rally

On 6-7 August 1974 Labor succeeded in revolutionising the way we do health care in Australia with the introduction of Medicare. The 40th Anniversary of the passage of the Health Insurance Commission Bill is a landmark in the history of healthcare and the Parliament. Stephen Jones MP and his office are organising a rally to show the …

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May Day 2014

UnionsACT was host this year’s Annual May Day Toast on Thursday, 1st May at the Woden Tradies Club.The event was run from 5.30pm to 7.30pm with guest speaker, Senator Doug Cameron.The Annual May Day Award has been presented to union members who have made a significant contribution to the union movement.

Bernie Banton launch of asbestos awareness bus in Canberra

Canberra’s toxic asbestos legacy made it the perfect location to launch a new asbestos awareness van which will tour the country over the coming months. The Bernie Banton Foundation, which promotes awareness and education around all forms of asbestos, launched  its Mobile Asbestos Education and Awareness Unit at the ACT Legislative Assembly on Tuesday amid …

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Canberra’s unions commend Simon Corbell for ensuring fair public holiday rates

As a result of changes to the ACT Holiday Act 1958, private sector workers are guaranteed fair public holiday entitlements. The ACT Government has ensured that 25 December, 26 December and 1 January are official public holidays when they occur on weekends, in addition to the public holidays on the following Monday and Tuesday where …

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Canberra’s unions join with community groups to bust the federal budget

Kim Sattler, UnionsACT Secretary Canberra’s unions are joining with community groups to protest the Coalition’s grossly unfair Federal Budget. On Sunday 6th July, Canberra citizens will rally together at midday on the lawns outside Parliament House. The rally gives all Canberrans the opportunity to demand an end to this budget and advocate for a Government which …

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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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