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.
Filter Tony Burke's releases
International Day of Mourning, Sydney
Subjects: abestosis, silicosis, engineered stone
Appointment of Greg Vines as Comcare CEO
Today I announce the appointment of Mr Greg Vines as the new Chief Executive Officer of Comcare.
Government submission to the Fair Work Commission on minimum wage
Subjects: Fair Work Commission, wages, Annual Wage Review, Secure Jobs, Better Pay
Government's annual wage review submission
The Albanese Labor Government has recommended the Fair Work Commission ensures the real wages of Australia’s low-paid workers do not go backwards.
Appointments to the Fair Work Commission
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its promise to restore balance to the Fair Work Commission to give workers an equal voice in decisions that affect them.
Interview - Sky News AM Agenda with Laura Jayes
Subjects: annual wage review, migration figures
Protecting worker entitlements
The Albanese Labor Government is acting to protect worker entitlements, promote gender equality and improve fairness in our workplace relations system.
Interview - RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
PATRICIA KARVELAS, HOST: Superannuation is designed to give you a dignified retirement, but many of you are losing billions in lost super payments.
Government enshrines workers’ right to superannuation
The Albanese Labor Government is moving to protect more workers from underpayment of superannuation contributions.
Stronger protections for temporary migrant workers
Temporary migrant workers will be given greater certainty about their workplace rights under new Albanese Labor Government legislation to be introduced to Parliament this week.
More flexible parental leave for families
The Albanese Labor Government will make it easier for parents to take unpaid parental leave, providing greater flexibility for families.
Ensuring fair long service leave entitlements for coal workers
The Albanese Labor Government is fixing unfair laws that reduce the long-service leave entitlements of casual employees in the black coal mining industry.