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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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP
  • The Hon Anika Wells MP

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.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: ABCC abolition, paid family and domestic violence leave, Fair Work Ombudsman. 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • Amanda Rishworth MP

Interview - ABC Insiders with David Speers

E&OE Transcript Subjects: Wages growth; gig economy; secure work; ABCC; Parliament; climate targets.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Restoring equal rights for construction workers

The Albanese Labor Government has taken another step towards ending the unfair treatment of building and construction workers.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC News 18 July 2022

E&OE  SUBJECTS: COVID Pandemic Leave Payment, casual work, COVID recovery.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview – Triple J Hack with David Marchese

Subjects: Jobs, JobSeeker, mutual obligations, Workforce Australia and PBAS

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - 10 News First Breakfast with Natasha Exelby

Subjects: Minimum wage increase, inflation, Australia–China relations

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Radio National with Patricia Karvelas

Subjects: Minimum standards for gig economy workers; teacher strikes; crossbench staff.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 30 June 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP