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Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Save Asbestos Safety - sign the petition now!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Asbestos is still found in millions of Australian homes and workplaces. The National Commission of Audit recommends that the independent Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency be abolished as a budget saving measure. 
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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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MEDIA RELEASE: English Language Test for workers on 457 visa about safety, not politics

Monday, March 24, 2014

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MEDIA RELEASE: Concerns over reduced work safety standards as Abbott Government removes 457 visa safeguards

Friday, March 21, 2014

Licensed electricians fear workplace safety standards will be compromised by the watering down of 457 visa requirements, allowing an influx of international workers without proper monitoring and assessment.

The Electrical Trades Union said licensed tradesmen fear the risks associated with workers who have not been appropriately trained and licensed to Australian standards, which may result in actions that put themselves or others at risk. Read more here 
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A Message from the National Secretary

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

An urgent message to all ETU Members from Allen Hicks, the National Secretary can be viewed here.  
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Tony Abbott is Abandoning Young Tradies

Friday, April 27, 2012

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ABCC is no More

Friday, March 23, 2012

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Tony Abbott has today displayed his economic illiteracy, with his call to endanger future prosperity and productivity by scrapping the National Broadband Network.
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