‘On the Job’ is a podcast all about making your work life better. 

Join hosts Francis Leach and Sally Rugg as they chat to people from all walks of life about all things work. From the tough realities of the gig economy to the politics of wearing double denim on a causal Friday (please don’t) – nothing is off-limits. 

Whether you’re trying to land your dream job, survive a job from hell or chase that mythical work/life balance you keep hearing about – On the Job is here to make your job, well…less work. 

So, clock on to “On the Job” and subscribe. 

On The Job Episodes And Articles:


COVID19 - “What would Curtin do?”

Published: 24/01/2021

We love a bit of alternative history here at On the Job.

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Australian Unions have your back at work


Meet a real Working Class Hero

Published: 17/01/2021

Francis introduces Sally to his favourite Working Class Hero - his mum, Ellen.

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COVID careers: What happens when the music stops?

Published: 10/01/2021

The music industry's touring sector took a hit when the bushfires swept through eastern Australian states in 2019.

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Doug Cameron, former Senator and from the Glaswegian culture of collective and standing up for yourself

Published: 03/01/2021

A fitter by trade, Doug Cameron came to Australia at 22 years old, rose through the union ranks representing workers and gained preselection for the Australian Senate after Kevin Rudd came to power in 2007.

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2020 - The Year of the Nurse

Published: 27/12/2020

When the pandemic hit in March 2020 Annie Butler, Federal Secretary at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, was at a conference in the UK.

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Australian Unions have your back at work


Meet the hardest working man in snow business

Published: 20/12/2020

It’s the Xmas edition of On the Job, so Francis and Sally meet the one person who is definitely happy to be working Xmas Day - Santa.

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New IR laws a “kick in the guts for young workers”

Published: 17/12/2020
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Clothing The Gap

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Clothing The Gap and the new IR bill

Published: 13/12/2020
Category: On The Job

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