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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Interview - Sky News Sunday Agenda with Andrew Clennell
Subjects: Voice to Parliament referendum, wages, inflation, Closing the labour hire loophole, small business, multi-employer bargaining, Indigenous art, Quad meeting, Albanese government one year in…
Media conference - Cessnock, NSW
Subjects: Closing the labour hire loophole, record employment figures, inflation impacts, migration policies, skills shortages, vocational training.
New ABS Labour Force Figures
The number of Australians in work remains at record highs – with female employment surging, according to the latest ABS Labour Force Figures.
Interview - ABC RN Breakfast
Subjects: Fair Work Commission review, wage rates, APY Art Centre Collective allegations, US President Joe Biden.
Stronger wages growth under Labor
New numbers today show more sustained and stronger wages growth under the Albanese Labor Government.
Interview - ABC Radio Melbourne
Subjects: Wages growth and inflation, Voice to Parliament referendum, Indigenous artworks’ integrity.
Independent review of the Federal Safety Commissioner
I am pleased to announce that Ms Marie Boland has been appointed to lead the Review of the Federal Safety Commissioner.
Press conference, NIDA, Sydney
SUBJECTS: 2023 Federal Budget funding for the arts, Australia’s national cultural policy ‘Revive’, APY Art Collective, Fair Work Commission, Australian content obligations for streaming.
Appointments to the Fair Work Commission
The Albanese Labor Government is taking the next step towards restoring balance to the Fair Work Commission.
Albanese Government delivering for workers
The Albanese Labor Government’s second Budget will improve workplace safety, introduce better protections for Pacific Island workers and help more job seekers find secure jobs.
Albanese Government to scrap ParentsNext program
Women around the country have been telling us that the former Government’s ParentsNext program is punitive, counterproductive and causes harm.
Labour Day March - Brisbane
Subjects: Family and domestic violence leave, legal pay rate, Queensland union movement, workplace relations reform.