UnionsACT Polling Shows Canberrans Support Job Creation from Light Rail

UnionsACT has found that Canberrans want to support the jobs created by the light rail infrastructure project, despite the negative campaign run by the ACT Liberals. UnionsACT commissioned polling shows that, although opinion is divided on light rail, support dramatically increases when the job creation benefits are explained. Get more information about light rail The …

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Media Release: Unions Support Budget Focus on Jobs, Services, Growth

Unions broadly support the ACT Budget’s focus on protecting jobs, delivering services, and growing the economy, said UnionsACT’s Secretary Alex White today. The ACT has been hit hard by savage public sector sackings, cuts to funding by the Federal Government to schools, hospitals and social services, reduction in GST funding, and the Mr Fluffy disaster. …

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May Day 2015

[two_thirds flow=start]May Day is an event of central importance for the labour movement, and in the ACT has long been a celebration of working people. This year we will continue the tradition of awarding May Day Awards that recognise significant achievement amongst the activists and delegates of Canberra’s proud unions. With unions and the broader …

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Media Release: ActewAGL Sackings Highlights Need for Jobs Plan for Canberra

The announcement by ActewAGL that it will make “substantial” job cuts as a result of the Australian Energy Regulator decision highlights the need for a jobs plan for Canberra, UnionsACT’s Secretary Alex White said today. The AER’s decision to cut ActewAGL’s operating allowance by 36% is a massive hit, and it is forecast that 190 …

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fair go for canberra forum

Fair Go for Canberra Forum

10 October at 16:00 – 18:30 Manning Clark Theatre 6 This will be a forum to discuss community coalitions as a political force. Our keynote speaker is Jenna Price, academic at University of Technology Sydney, Canberra Times columnist, and a co-founder of Destroy the Joint.RSVP: www.fairgoforcanberra.org.au

march australia

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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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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