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Alex White


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.

80 Years of Union Picnic Day this Labour Day

This year marks 80 years of Union Picnic Day celebrations, with the Labour Day Festival and Union Picnic Day being held at Eddison Park on …

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New anti wage-theft laws will benefit Canberra workers

New anti-wage-theft laws passed today by the ACT Assembly will benefit Canberra workers whose wages have been stolen by their boss. The Courts (Fair Work …

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UnionsACT proudly joins large community coalition against nuclear energy

UnionsACT has joined with a broad coalition of faith, union, environmental, Aboriginal and public health groups, representing millions of Australians, who has come together to …

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ACT Government Climate Strategy Misses “Just Transition”

UnionsACT is disappointed that the ACT Government’s newly released Climate Strategy has not integrated any Just Transition principles. The short “Just Transition” section in the …

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UnionsACT endorses “Students Climate Strike”

The peak body for trade unions in Canberra has endorsed the Student Climate Strike, youth-organised protests at government inaction on the climate crisis. Young people …

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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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