Media Releases: 2003

Vale John Halfpenny 1935 – 2003

Media Release - December 22, 2003

The ACTU would like to pay tribute to the commitment and leadership of unionist John…

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Economic Outlook – September Quarter

Media Release - December 5, 2003

The September quarterly update from ACTU Economist Donna Hristodoulidis with the current key economic indicators…

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ACTU Awards Announced

Media Release - December 3, 2003

Winners and runners up in the ACTU Annual Union Awards were announced by President Sharan…

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ACTU National Executive Meeting Press Conference

Media Release - December 2, 2003

Hugh McKay outlines the trends in Australian society emerging from his social research and ACTU…

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ACTU Welcomes New ALP Leader

Media Release - December 2, 2003

The ACTU has welcomed newly elected Federal Labor leader Mark Latham and is looking forward…

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ACTU Statement On Simon Crean’s Resignation

Media Release - November 28, 2003

The ACTU today praised outgoing Federal ALP leader Simon Crean for his contribution and commitment…

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Holidays Just a Dream

Media Release - November 27, 2003

Every year in the minimum wages case, even in these prosperous times, the ACTU has…

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ACTU Welcomes Proposed Ansett Settlement

Media Release - November 25, 2003

The agreement over Ansett workers’ entitlements proposed today in the Federal Court, if approved by…

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Medicareplus – A Minus For Working Families

Media Release - November 17, 2003

The Federal Governments watered-down Medicare changes announced today would still leave most working families out-of-pocket…

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ACTU 2004 Minimum Wages Case Fact Sheet

Media Release - November 14, 2003

The ACTU will seek a $26.60 a week increase in minimum award pay rates in…

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