The end of JobKeeper…. and those left behind

Date Published: 02/04/2021 Category: Opinion Workers rights Working life

This time last year, Australian Unions fought for, and won, JobKeeper. This week, the Morrison Government has taken it away, with no plans for a replacement, writes Chloe Ward.


Super: What You Need to Know

Date Published: 03/12/2020 Category: Super

Superannuation can be hard to get your head around. We get it. It’s not exactly a topic of choice over dinner with friends and it’s often hard to understand. It can even be political, and for many, it’s something ‘Future You’ can worry about later.


Tanya Plibersek MP, says investment in cheaper, cleaner renewable energy is a “no brainer”

Date Published: 30/11/2020 Category: Covid-19

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, the Hon.Tanya Plibersek MP, says investment in cheaper, cleaner renewable energy is a “no brainer” as we begin our COVID-19 recovery.


Gender bias still a big player in sport

Date Published: 25/11/2020 Category: Workers rights

Australia’s most capped netball coach, Lisa Alexander, says it’s time the “weight of numbers” shifted. The highly experienced former Australian Diamonds boss recently applied for the now-filled senior coaching position at AFL club North Melbourne and was told she wouldn’t be receiving an interview.


The Australian Unions Supporter Program

Date Published: 29/07/2020 Category: Opinion

In July 2020, Australian Unions launched a new program to enable workers who are not eligible for union membership to support and engage with the union movement.


My boss told me I don’t need to join a union.

Date Published: 25/08/2017 Category: Opinion

Jak ask: I’ve just started my first job.