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Secure Jobs and Better Pay in the Budget

The Albanese Government is committed to secure jobs and better pay – that’s why we backed an increase to the minimum wage, and it’s why we’re taking action to ensure a fairer workplace relations…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS labour force figures

The number of Australians in jobs remains at record highs – but they’re still not seeing the wage increases they need.

Release type: News

Date: 20 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Media conference - ABS labour force figures

Subjects; ABS labour force figures, unemployment, wage growth, workplace relations, floods

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill

The Albanese Labor Government will deliver more secure jobs, better pay and a fairer workplace relations system for Australian workers.  

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Bigger payslips for Australian workers

More than 400,000 low-paid workers in key industries will take home a bigger pay slip from today, thanks to a 4.6 per cent increase to minimum wages under their  awards. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 October 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Jim Chalmers MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Australia signals commitment to key international standard on child labour

The Albanese Labor Government is taking steps towards protecting and promoting international standards that ensure children engage in safe and appropriat

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS Labour Force Figures

More Australians are in jobs and getting the work hours they want – but they’re still not getting the wage increases they need.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Modernising workplace relations laws to get wages moving

The Albanese Labor Government will get wages moving - particularly for women and small business workers - by modernising Australia’s workplace relations laws.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC Radio National with Sabra Lane

SUBJECTS: Jobs and Skills Summit; paid parental leave; skilled migration; employment opportunities for older and disabled Australians.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 September 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Sky News with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: COSBOA and ACTU deal, multi-employer bargaining, Jobs and Skills Summit, Scott Morrison.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 29 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC Radio National with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Agreement struck between ACTU and COSBA, enterprise bargaining, multi-employer bargaining, better off overall test, Jobseeker.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 29 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Channel 9 Weekend Today with Jayne Azzopardi

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Gender Pay Gap, Fair Work Commission, Gig Economy, Fuel Excise.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP