Tim Lyons

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Best practice review of workplace health and safety in the Northern Territory: final report

The Northern Territory government has released this six-month review of the Territory’s workplace regulator, NT WorkSafe. The review examined present policies, procedures and activities, and considers how best practices can be implemented to support staff and the industry.

Submission: inquiry into the implications of removing refundable franking credits

The submission made by Per Capita, an Australian progressive thinktank, to the Standing Committee on Economics inquiry.

The future of the fair go: securing shared prosperity for Australian workers

This report argues that the time for a reckoning is here. The government must intervene to secure the hard-fought-for right of Australian workers to receive a living wage in return for their labour.

The urge to merge: notes on a decision making framework for union consolidation

Throughout the developed world, there has been a trend over recent decades towards union consolidation. In rare cases, as in Australia in the early 90’s, this was a conscious movement-wide strategy, supported by legislation and even government funding. There were nearly 200 federally registered unions...