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Matthew Harrion

Matthew Harrison


Maddy Northam


Workers' voice

Now more than ever, working people need a strong independent and collective voice. UnionsACT is the largest independent voice for working people in the Canberra region.You can read our archive of media releases and public statements here, and stay up to date with some of the key issues facing working people and the broader ACT community.

What are your work health & safety rights during the smoke haze?

In recent weeks, UnionsACT has been contacted by numerous workers (and employers) asking about their rights while Canberra is blanketed in smoke from the bush …

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Employers should not force workers to work in hazardous smoke

UnionsACT today calls on employers to not force workers to work in the hazardous smoke. Over the holiday period, UnionsACT has been contacted by numerous …

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WHS Alert: Extreme hot weather is a health and safety hazard

UnionsACT has today issued a WHS Alert as hot weather in excess of 40 degrees is forecast for Canberra this week. Hot weather is a …

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Young Workers to Protest Grill’d Tomorrow

Young workers in Canberra, supported by unions, will protest tomorrow at the serious and widespread exploitation taking place within the Grill’d franchise. Details Location:        …

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FACT SHEET: WHS & Bushfire Smoke

IMPORTANT NOTE This factsheet is of a general nature and is not industry-specific. For industry specific information, please contact your union. Nothing in this fact …

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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 M Harrison for UnionsACT, 11 London Circuit, Canberra.

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