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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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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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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