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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Standing up for casual workers
The Albanese Labor Government is standing up for casual workers who want to become permanent employees.
Interview - Sky News Sunday Agenda with Andrew Clennell
SUBJECTS: National Construction Industry Forum, closing the labour hire loophole, workplace relations reform, casuals, wage theft, gig economy, Referendum campaign, wellbeing budget, shooting in…
Appointments to National Construction Industry Forum
Today I announce the appointment of 12 representatives to the National Construction Industry Forum.
Transcript - press conference, Melbourne
Simon Crean, Australian employment figures, RBA, inflation rates
New ABS Labour Force Figures
Close to half a million more Australians (498,300) are in work today than when Labor came to Government a little over a year ago.
New Fair Work Ombudsman
Ms Anna Booth has been appointed as Fair Work Ombudsman.
Protecting worker entitlements
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a better, fairer workplace relations system – with the passage of the Protecting Worker Entitlements Bill through Parliament today.
New ABS labour force figures
After a year in office the number of Australians in work remains at record highs under the Albanese Labor Government – and for the first time ever, the number of employed people in Australia…
Australia commits to international standards on child labour and stamping out violence and harassment at work
The Australian Government has ratified two international treaties that deliver greater workplace protection to vulnerable workers.
Doorstop - Woden Early Childcare Centre
Subjects: Secure Jobs, Better Pay laws, a better bargaining system, getting wages moving for early childhood educators, PALM scheme, closing the labour hire loophole.
Interview - ABC AM with Sabra Lane
Subjects: Multi-employer bargaining, Closing the labour hire loophole, getting wages moving again, RBA Governor.
A Better Bargaining System for Australian Workers
Australian workers now have access to a better workplace bargaining system that will help lift wages, improve job security and close the gender pay gap.