Working life

Facing the realities of insecure work

Date Published: 23/07/2021
Category: Working life

To support workers through the latest COVID crisis, the Government must first face up to the realities of the insure work, writes Lauren Piko

Reactive economic policy is no safeguard in a public health crisis

Date Published: 16/07/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

Without a JobKeeper wage subsidy, lockdowns will keep exacerbating and further entrenching patterns of inequality, writes Lauren Piko

Protecting our healthcare system – why Medicare reforms need greater scrutiny

Date Published: 09/07/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

The Coalition’s track record on Medicare warrants greater scrutiny of new changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule, writes Lauren Piko

Myanmar: union solidarity in the fight for democracy

Date Published: 02/07/2021
Category: Working life

Workers are at the forefront of the fight for democracy in Myanmar, but they need our help, writes Clare Middlemas

The kids are more than alright – meet the next gen of activists shaking things up

Date Published: 25/06/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

From group chats to TikTok, the next gen of activists are inventing new ways to fight for a better future for all, writes Tom Quinlivan.

Banks set to profit as Morrison continues attack on retirement savings

Date Published: 18/06/2021
Category: Opinion Super Working life

Banks are set to profit as workers stand to lose thousands in retirement funds from Government changes to superannuation.

It’s big business before workers as the Morrison Government comes for your rights again

Date Published: 11/06/2021
Category: Working life

Workers’ rights are under threat again as employer groups push the Morrison Government to revive the IR Omnibus Bill, writes Chloe Ward

What we now know about Morrison’s failed vaccine rollout

Date Published: 04/06/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

The Morrison Government’s bungled vaccination rollout has put workers and vulnerable people at potentionally deadly risk, writes Chloe Ward.

Why Australian made matters

Date Published: 28/05/2021
Category: Working life

Buying Australian made goods is good for jobs and the economy but working Australians can’t spend what they don’t have, writes Chloe Ward.

What workers need to reopen Australia’s borders

Date Published: 21/05/2021
Category: Covid-19 Working life

Vaccination is the precondition of opening our borders and supporting the workers whose jobs depend on international travel, writes Chloe Ward.