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Fincantieri Reaches Landmark MoU with Australian Unions on Future Frigates Project comment


Change the Rules: A message from Allen Hicks comment

We have a plan to fight back and Change the Rules!  Read More >

Apprenticeships in sharp decline while Turnbull Government sits on its hands comment

MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 15 March, 2018 Read More >

ETU members at Kone lifts fight and win comment

There is a saying that goes around unions – “if you don’t fight, you lose”.  Read More >

How we kicked the building code out of the power industry (and the water industry, and the telecommunications industry...) comment

Public campaigning and lobbying by CEPU South Australia members has resulted in the Building Code being kicked out of the power industry nationwide  Read More >

PM’s retailer browbeating off-beam: Union

Wednesday August 9, 2017 MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  Read More >

This is why safety is important

Safety is absolute number one priority in our trades. It comes before anything else.    Read More >

Operation Energise cleans up after Cyclone Debbie

In cyclone-ravaged Airlie Beach, there are some new faces in town. Seven crews of sparkies and apprentices have hit the ground as part of Operation Energise, helping get people back on the grid who would otherwise be stranded without power.   Read More >

Media Release - Careers Australia Apprentices

The union representing electrical workers has hit out at disgraced training provider Careers Australia after the outfit was today stripped of its accreditation to deliver training to students covered by VET student loans, previously known as VET FEE-HELP. Read More >

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