2019 federal election: the fight goes on
The 2019 federal election saw Australia deliver a government elected by the smallest of margins. The extreme political agendas of some of the minor parties again played a major role in significantly disrupting the two-party system.31 May 2019 Read More
To change the rules, we might just have to change the government...
As yet another federal election looms, it is easy for people to be cynical about the political process in this country. So why do we bother?19 March 2019 Read More
Waterfront dispute still relevant 20 years on
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1998 Australian waterfront dispute between the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Patrick Corporation.06 June 2018 Read More
Sally McManus: "The rules must be changed"
“The rules must be changed so jobs with basic security and rights can be restored,” ACTU Secretary Sally McManus said in what is being billed as the most important speech by a union leader in a generation.23 April 2018 Read More
28 March 2018:Changing the Rules
Changing the Rules: NAPLAN, school funding, QTU Proud, NAPLAN survey28 March 2018 Read More
Change the rules – one new union member at a time
In 2017, the Queensland Teachers’ Union grew to 45,000 members for the first time in its 129-year history. This means that, on average, nine out of 10 teachers and school leaders in workplaces across Queensland choose to belong to the QTU.28 February 2018 Read More