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2019 federal election: the fight goes on
31 May 2019, 12:13 pm
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.
To change the rules, we might just have to change the government...
19 Mar. 2019, 12:20 pm
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?
Waterfront dispute still relevant 20 years on
6 Jun. 2018, 12:59 pm
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1998 Australian waterfront dispute between the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Patrick Corporation.
Sally McManus: "The rules must be changed"
23 Apr. 2018, 11:21 am
“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.
28 March 2018:Changing the Rules
28 Mar. 2018, 6:52 am
Changing the Rules: NAPLAN, school funding, QTU Proud, NAPLAN survey
Change the rules – one new union member at a time
28 Feb. 2018, 12:13 pm
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.
Editorial: Change the rules
28 Feb. 2018, 9:15 am
The union movement is gearing up for a possible federal election in 2018 under the banner of #changetherules. Inequality is at a 70-year high.

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