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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Interview - RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
Subjects: Workplace relations changes, jobs, Hamas-Israel conflict.
New Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Chief Executive Officer
Ms Jodie Deakes has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.
Wages grow faster than inflation in September quarter
New ABS data today shows real wages increased 0.1 per cent in the September quarter, the second consecutive quarterly increase.
Release of Safe Work Australia report into silicosis
The Albanese Labor Government has today agreed with all jurisdictions to release the Safe Work Australia report into silicosis.
Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
What will happen today is I’ll be recommending that we release the report publicly and then that we reconvene fairly soon once the report’s been out there for people to be able to publicly see…
Closing loopholes so workers don’t have to choose between their safety and their pay
As Workplace Relations Minister I believe in this fundamental principle: workers should never have to choose between their safety and their pay.
New Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer
Ms Marie Boland has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Safe Work Australia.
Strengthening Australia's employment services
The Albanese Labor Government’s Employment White Paper outlines eight principles to guide reforms to Australia’s employment services system, with a focus on be
Transcript - 4CA Breakfast with Murray Jones
E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW 4CA BREAKFAST WITH MURRAY JONES WEDNESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2023
More than half a million jobs created under Labor
Today’s ABS Labour Force Figures, released today, show unemployment in Australia remains at historic lows of 3.7 per cent.
Media conference - Parliament House, Canberra
Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, minimum standards for the road transport industry, Qantas, the cost of underpaying workers.
Interview - Sky News Afternoon Agenda with Andrew Clennell
Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, labour hire loophole, road transport minimum standards, casual conversion, the upcoming referendum, Qantas.