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 - 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.
Media conference, Sydney - new ABS Labour Force Figures
Subjects: Labour force statistics, industrial relations legislation, wages growth.
New ABS Labour Force Figures
Unemployment is back at record lows after 64,600 jobs were created in February 2023, new labour force figures show.
Work health and safety reforms pass the Senate
Negligent employers who expose workers to serious risks in the workplace will face tougher penalties under new Albanese Labor Government laws.
Appointments to Fair Work Commission Expert Panels
The Albanese Government is delivering on its promise to give the Fair Work Commission more power and expertise to address the gender pay gap.
Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas
Subjects: Week ahead in Parliament, Voice to Parliament referendum, changes to superannuation, Newspoll results, tax policy, interest rate rises, cost of living, Australian content on television.
Liquidation of Scott’s Refrigerated Logistics
The Australian Government notes with disappointment the announcement that Scott’s Refrigerated Logistics is being liquidated.
Interview - Sky News with Kieran Gilbert
Subjects: Superannuation, silica ban, McDonald’s wage theft claim, Parliament workplace culture.