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.
Important step on rights for gig workers
Albanese Govt to push for gig workers to have better pay conditions
A clean slate and more flexibility for job seekers
The Albanese Labor Government is making changes to the new employment services system so job seekers will start with a clean slate and have more flexibility in how they choose to get job ready.
Interview - The World Today with David Lipson
Subjects: inflations, wages.
Interview - Sky News Afternoon Agenda
Subjects: Sri Lanka, border protection, skill shortage, labour market.