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Stand up and stand together to fight for the jobs of the future

Stand up and stand together to fight for the jobs of the future

Louise Arnfield

Few would disagree that sharing the wealth of our nation's natural resources makes perfect sense, and of late the media spotlight and public debate has been well and truly centred on the mining sector in this regard.

Insecure Work putting Lives on Hold

Insecure Work putting Lives on Hold

Day 2 of ACTU Congress was another truly amazing day to be part of Australia’s largest social movement.

Working on a future for everyone

Working on a future for everyone

By the end of Day 1 we had heard from different unions about the campaigns they are running and their importance to all workers. We had the election of Secretary-elect Dave Oliver, an address from the Prime Minister, and the Youth Policy.

Day One: Exhausted and Exhilarated

Day One: Exhausted and Exhilarated

Stumps on day one of Congress finds me exhausted and exhilarated in equal measure. And so very grateful to be part of a movement that continues to do day in and day out what we do best, and what we should be shouting out from every corner and every rooftop ... Unionists fight to make sure no one is left behind. Let's b...

The Casey Daily: fighting words

The Casey Daily: fighting words

Andrew Casey

Everyone's always eager on Day One of an ACTU Congress. It's the best day to make good speeches - everyone's listening at the Workers' Parliament.

ACTU Congress got off to a great start with indigenous welcome

ACTU Congress got off to a great start with indigenous welcome

Greg Mclean

ACTU Congress got off to a great start with indigenous welcome. Ged Kearney's speech set the scene for congress, with recognition of our past achievements, recent wins including the ASU pay equity campaign, those that have opposed us, our need for accountability, the challenges of the past and future, the global questi...

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