Australian Council of Trade Unions


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A survey on the state of work health and safety in Australia
12 Aug 2019

This survey, carried out by the ACTU in July 2019, exposes an underbelly of unsafe work practices that has led to unacceptable numbers of working people dying as a result of their work, being exposed to trauma, experiencing violence, or sustaining psychological/physical illnesses and injuries....

Position paper

14 Mar 2019

This paper argues that the global conditions enhance the desirability of policies designed to reduce income and wealth inequality, and a wide range of policy tools should be used to reduce inequality and promote cohesion.


21 May 2018

Australia is a global pacesetter in the creation of various forms of insecure employment, leaving only 60% of the workforce in standard, secure work, according to this report from the ACTU.


13 Sep 2017

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has released this report that shows Australia is at risk of becoming an Americanised society of working poor if people are not given a pay rise.


25 Oct 2016

This report presents a clear choice. If Australia continues with business as usual , pollution will continue to rise and the health of the people and our natural world will continue to deteriorate. If the government acts now and implements policies under a strong action...

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