The Hon Tony Burke MP
- Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
- Minister for the Arts
The Hon Tony Burke MP was sworn in as Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and Minister for the Arts on 1 June 2022.
Content relating to the Arts portfolio can be found on the Ministers for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts site.
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Fighting for a pay rise for aged care workers
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its promise to fight for a pay rise for Australia’s aged care workers.
Speech - Australian Industry Group, Canberra
Subjects: Workplace relations, Secure Australian Jobs Plan, wage and productivity growth, paid family and domestic violence leave, closing loopholes in Fair Work Act. bargaining agreements.
Workforce Australia Select Committee
The Albanese Labor government is establishing a Select Committee of the House of Representatives to examine the implementation of Workforce Australia.
Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: ABCC abolition, paid family and domestic violence leave, Fair Work Ombudsman.
Universal paid leave for family and domestic violence
More than 11 million Australian workers – including casuals – will have access to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave under Albanese Labor Government legislation to be introduced…
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.
Interview - ABC News 18 July 2022
E&OE SUBJECTS: COVID Pandemic Leave Payment, casual work, COVID recovery.
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.