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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.

Casual Employment Arrangements Can’t Strip Permanent Workers of Rights

Young Workers Centre welcomes court decision: casual employment arrangements can’t strip permanent workers of rights The Young Workers Centre at UnionsACT welcomes yesterday’s landmark decision …

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Jobkeeper wage subsidy leaves 26,000 Canberra workers without support

Analysis by the ACTU and UnionsACT shows that 17,300 casual workers and 8,600 migrant workers (excluding New Zealand citizens) will not be eligible for the …

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UnionsACT Statement on ACT Stimulus 2 Package

UnionsACT has today welcomed the establishment of the Jobs Fund for Canberrans, rental relief and other important measures to protect jobs security, but cautions that …

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UnionsACT Statement on Federal wages subsidy

UnionsACT has today welcomed in principle the wages subsidy announced by prime minister Scott Morrison but warned that tens of thousands of workers in the …

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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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