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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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Media conference - Parliament House, Canberra

Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, minimum standards for the road transport industry, Qantas, the cost of underpaying workers. 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Today show

Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, criminalising wage theft, closing the labour hire loophole, setting minimum standards in the gig economy, Australia’s aviation industry.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Fair and sustainable standards for truck drivers

The Albanese Labor Government is taking action to ensure the trucking industry is safe, sustainable, and viable.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Closing loopholes that undercut pay and conditions for Australian workers

The Albanese Labor Government is supporting Australian workers by closing loopholes that undercut pay and conditions.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, criminalising wage theft, closing the labour hire loophole, the upcoming referendum.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 4 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC 7.30

Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, closing the labour hire loophole, wage theft, setting minimum standards for gig economy workers.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 4 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Albanese Labor Government to Close the labour Hire Loophole

The Albanese Labor Government will protect Australian workers from having their pay undercut – by closing the labour hire loophole. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC Insiders with David Speers

Subjects: Closing Loopholes Bill, criminalising wage theft, introducing minimum standards to the gig economy.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Small business exemptions in Closing Loopholes Bill

The Albanese Labor Government is committed to providing support, certainty, and fairness for Australian small businesses.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Albanese Labor Government to criminalise wage theft

The Albanese Labor Government is standing up for Australian workers by delivering on our promise to criminalise wage theft across the nation.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP