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Madeline 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.

Work health & safety alert: Bushfire smoke poses dangers to workers

UnionsACT has today issued a work health and safety alert about the bushfire smoke. Bushfire smoke is a serious health hazard. There is no safe …

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UnionsACT welcomes amendments to Human Rights Act enshrining right to join unions

UnionsACT has today welcomed the introduction of amendments to the ACT Human Rights Act to recognise the right of workers to join their union. The …

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Wage-theft in ACT costs workers $24.5m per year

Based on PwC figures released yesterday, UnionsACT has estimated that the cost of the wage-theft crisis to working people in Canberra is $24.5 million per …

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UnionsACT launches Workers Lottery

UnionsACT is proud to launch the Workers Lottery, a regular online raffle to support the Young Workers Centre. In particular, it will go towards the …

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UnionsACT welcomes new independent WorkSafe ACT, must now focus on worker safety and compliance

UnionsACT has today welcomed the WHS Amendment Bill in the ACT Assembly today, which will establish a new, independent WorkSafe ACT. The Bill debated today …

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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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