Policies, Publications & Submissions: 2023

NTGC – what to do? ACTU Submission to the Safe Work Australia Non-Threshold Genotoxic Carcinogens – Public Survey

Media Release - September 8, 2023

RecommendationsThe ACTU recommends that a policy framework be developed, like that used for review of…

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Inquiry into the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

Media Release - August 18, 2023

The ACTU has heeded the call from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples for the…

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National Occupational Respiratory Disease Registry Bill August 2023

Media Release - August 14, 2023

The ACTU and affiliates welcome the establishment of a National Occupational Respiratory Disease Registry. The…

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Making Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share

Media Release - July 21, 2023

The ACTU welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to this inquiry of the Senate…

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Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer Compliance) Bill 2023

Media Release - July 21, 2023

The ACTU welcomes the opportunity to make a submission on the Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer…

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JobKeeper: Flawed but necessary

Media Release - July 14, 2023

As the voice for Australian workers, the ACTU and the Australian union movement advocated strongly…

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Submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee on the Workplace Gender Equality Amendment (Closing the Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2023 

Media Release - July 11, 2023

Since its formation in 1927, the ACTU has been the peak trade union body in…

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Submission to the Inquiry into the potential impacts of the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave Scheme on small businesses and their employees 

Media Release - July 11, 2023

There has been a national Paid Parental Leave scheme (PPL scheme) for people who meet…

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Submission to the Standing Senate Committees on Community Affairs on the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvements for Families and Gender Equality) Bill 2022  

Media Release - July 11, 2023

The ACTU welcomes the opportunity to make a submission on the Paid Parental Leave Amendment…

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Power to Prevent Joint Statement – Time for Equal Access in Discrimination Claims

Media Release - July 11, 2023

Time for equal access in discrimination claimsWe all deserve to be safe at work and…

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