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All workers now entitled to family and domestic violence leave

Small business employees will have a new right to ten days of paid family and domestic violence leave under the Albanese Labor Government’s changes that take effect from today. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 August 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP
  • The Hon Justine Elliot MP

Transcript - Q&A, The Sydney Institute

SUBJECTS: Workplace relations reform, standing up for casual workers, gig economy, Hawke/Keating reforms.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 25 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Speech - The Sydney Institute

Subjects: Workplace relations reforms, standing up for casual workers, fear campaigns

Release type: Speech

Date: 24 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Transcript - ABC RN Breakfast

Subjects: Standing up for casual workers, changing the definition of a casual worker, closing workplace relations loopholes, APY Art Centre Collective. 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Doorstop interview - Parliament House Canberra

Subjects: Standing up for casual workers, changing the definition of a casual worker, closing workplace relations loopholes

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Standing up for casual workers

The Albanese Labor Government is standing up for casual workers who want to become permanent employees. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 23 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Appointments to National Construction Industry Forum

Today I announce the appointment of 12 representatives to the National Construction Industry Forum.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Transcript - press conference, Melbourne

Simon Crean, Australian employment figures, RBA, inflation rates

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New Fair Work Ombudsman

Ms Anna Booth has been appointed as Fair Work Ombudsman.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP