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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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 with Andrew Clennell
SUBJECTS: jobactive, Workforce Australia, Points Based Activation System (PBAS), minimum wage, wages growth, enterprise…
New ABS Labour Force Figures
New labour force figures confirm the time is right to make the shift to stronger wage growth and increased job security.
Interview – Afternoon Briefing ABC News with Greg Jennett
Subjects: National electricity wholesale market; Fair Work wages decision; tourism, aviation and hospitality sectors.
Press conference, Gladstone Convention Centre
Subjects: Powering Australia Plan; Fair Work Commission’s Minimum Wage Increase; National Energy Market; AEMO; Inflation; Regional Australia Commitments; October Budget; Nadesalingam Family.
A pay rise for Australian workers
Australia’s low-paid workers will be better off because the Albanese Labor Government fought to get them a pay rise.
Interview – Radio National with Patricia Karvelas
Subjects: Wages; Fair Work submission; inflation; productivity; Jobs Summit; enterprise bargaining; energy prices; arts sector; cross bench and question time.
Government's Annual Wage Review Submission
Today the Albanese Labor Government has recommended to the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel conducting the Annual Wage Review that they ensure
Appointment as Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Pledge by the Hon Tony Burke, on being appointed Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations.