As the global justice organisation of the Australian union movement, we know how important it is to fight for a just and fair society for everyone. This includes fighting for the rights of our LGBTI brothers and sisters who want marriage equality. Read more
The Roman Empire used it for household goods, its name is derived from the Greek word for indestructible and evidence of it has even been found in ancient China. But despite the many volumes of scientific evidence proving its poisonous nature - and decades of campaigning by the Australian union movement - asbestos is now threatening to have a resurgence in Australia. Read more
This month we spoke with Vinnie Molina from Perth. Vinnie is a carpenter by trade and an organiser for the CFMEU Construction & General Division in Western Australia. Read more
A new Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA project aims to improve the lives of Timor-Leste’s farmers. The nation’s farmers stand at an important cross road in the country’s development. Project Officer - Vietnam, Cambodia & Lao PDR Karine Laroche explains how organising farmers can lift the standard of living for an entire nation. Read more
Looking ahead to the Melbourne Dinner and looking back at the Unions WA International Conference and the inaugural WA APHEDA Dinner. Read more
Australian unionists gave generously to provide support to workers and communities who had lost housing and livelihoods due to Vanuatu's Cyclone Pam in 2015 and Fiji's Cyclone Winston in 2016. Read more
Myanmar (formerly Burma) has come through the turbulence of its federal election in good stead and there is a bright future for the nation’s young democratic trade union movement if it can harness the new opportunities. Read more
Inequality is on the rise in so many areas around the world. ACTU President, Ged Kearney, tackles some of the big questions on inequality in this speech delivered in Perth on Saturday 15 October at the Unions WA International Committee Conference. Read more

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