Australian trade unions

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‘It’s only a matter of time’: Australian film industry crew say long days are dangerous and potentially deadly
A campaign against long work hours in the screen industry has kicked off in Australia following similar moves in the US and UK

Kelly Burke

20, Oct, 2021 @4:02 AM

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How should our workplaces look post-pandemic? Far better | Van Badham
A shorter work week, remote working, community care at work. As we emerge from Covid, we have the opportunity to change

Van Badham

15, Oct, 2021 @12:57 AM

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International students fear cost of return to Australia as pilot schemes announced
Border closure means country’s universities have tumbled down the ranks of preferred destinations

Cait Kelly

07, Oct, 2021 @1:49 AM

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Daniel Andrews won’t stand down over reports Ibac is investigating his role in firies dispute
Victorian premier insists he has behaved ‘appropriately at all times’ including in his dealings with the firefighters’ union

Nino Bucci

06, Oct, 2021 @11:56 AM

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‘We’ve set higher standards’: Victoria construction industry returns under strict Covid rules
State government warns compliance with pandemic regulations key to workplaces remaining open

Caitlin Cassidy

05, Oct, 2021 @4:59 AM

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Victoria Covid vaccine mandate: unions welcome move as protesters clash with police in Melbourne
Key unions were not informed of the expanded mandate ahead of the announcement

Donna Lu

02, Oct, 2021 @5:53 AM

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CFMEU blames protests for Covid outbreak at Victorian headquarters
Union’s Melbourne office declared tier one exposure site after four staff test positive to coronavirus

Michael McGowan

29, Sep, 2021 @3:27 AM

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Workers’ rights or the far right: who was behind Melbourne’s pandemic protests?
The anti-lockdown movement ‘opportunistically’ latched onto the frustrations of construction workers, experts say

Michael McGowan

24, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Riot police end standoff at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance on third day of protests
More than 200 arrested as Daniel Andrews condemns ‘ugly scenes’ and describes actions of protesters as ‘insult to the vast majority of tradies’

Josh Taylor and Caitlin Cassidy

22, Sep, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Victoria police disperse Melbourne protesters; NSW records 1,035 cases, five deaths as lockdown orders lifted for five LGAs – As it happened
All the day’s news as it happened

Mostafa Rachwani and Matilda Boseley

22, Sep, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Andrews condemns second day of anti-lockdown protests – as it happened
NSW cases back over 1,000 as kids allowed to meet in friend bubbles for school holidays. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani, Ben Doherty and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

21, Sep, 2021 @10:23 AM

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What do we know about the protests in Melbourne, and how did the numbers grow?
Unions and politicians blame far-right and anti-vaccination groups for violence after protesters blocked the West Gate Freeway

Josh Taylor

21, Sep, 2021 @8:31 AM

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