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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Delivering secure jobs and better pay
The Albanese Labor Government has delivered on the next step of its plan to lift wages, improve job security and start closing the gender pay gap.
International treaty to end workplace violence and harassment
The Albanese Labor Government is moving to ratify a major international treaty seeking to end violence and harassment in workplaces.
Senate support for Secure Jobs, Better Pay
The Albanese Government is changing workplace laws to get wages moving, help close the gender pay gap and promote job security.
Today Show with Allison Langdon
E&OE SUBJECTS: Industrial relations reform, energy prices.
Doorstop Interview — Parliament House Canberra
SUBJECTS: Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill. E&OE Transcript
Interview — ABC Insiders with David Speers
SUBJECTS: Secure Job, Better Pay Bill, Scott Morrison
Fair Work Commission Svitzer ruling
The Government welcomes this outcome. If Svitzer had been allowed to proceed with its threat it would have done significant damage to the Australian economy.
Transcript — Labour force figures press conference, Sydney
SUBJECTS: Unemployment rate, Svitzer dispute, Cost of retirement, NSW rail dispute.
New ABS Labour Force Figures
If anyone still needed proof that low wages won’t fix themselves – today’s labour force figures show the case is closed.
Transcript — National Press Club address
SUBJECTS: Multi-employer bargaining; wages; workforce casualisation.
A welcome pick-up in wages, but more work to be done
The Albanese Government welcomes new figures today showing wages growing at their fastest pace in more than 9 years.
Fair Work Commission intervention
That is why we have intervened in the Fair Work Commission’s case to argue this action should be terminated.