Interview - ABC Insiders with David Speers
E&OE Transcript Subjects: Wages growth; gig economy; secure work; ABCC; Parliament; climate targets.
Restoring equal rights for construction workers
The Albanese Labor Government has taken another step towards ending the unfair treatment of building and construction workers.
Meeting of federal, state and territory skills ministers
Federal and State Skills and Training Ministers met to reset negotiations on the National Skills Agreement, and strengthen Australia’s TAFE and training sector.
Press conference, Melbourne
E&OE Topics: Skills Minister Meeting, Skilled Migration, Economic recovery.
Interview - ABC News 18 July 2022
E&OE SUBJECTS: COVID Pandemic Leave Payment, casual work, COVID recovery.
Unemployment rate falls to 48-year low
Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 48 years - confirming the time is right to focus on higher wages, better job security and building a bigge
Visit to Washington DC
I will attend meetings in Washington DC from 11-15 July 2022 as part of the thirtieth Australian American Leadership Dialogue (AALD).
Interview – Triple J Hack with David Marchese
Subjects: Jobs, JobSeeker, mutual obligations, Workforce Australia and PBAS
Interview - 10 News First Breakfast with Natasha Exelby
Subjects: Minimum wage increase, inflation, Australia–China relations
Interview - Radio National with Patricia Karvelas
Subjects: Minimum standards for gig economy workers; teacher strikes; crossbench staff.
Tomorrow's minimum wage increase a win for women, part time workers and the heroes of the pandemic
Albanese Govt. achieves pay rise for 2.8 million Australians
Interview - Sky News Afternoon Agenda with Kieran Gilbert
SUBJECTS: Uber and Transport Workers Union agreement; gig economy workers’ rights; employment services.