Latest AWU News

Looming Transport Crisis
Morrison government must reverse decision to divert jobs from regional Australians to short-term visa holders
Big Win for Offshore Alliance Members
Ageing Workforce Ready
AWU calls on green activists to accept science and support Scarborough
Labor Announces Free TAFE
AWU looks to its roots with NSW Branch Executive to host high-powered Dubbo meeting
We can’t let Amazon run free and choke our commerce
Skills shortage helps AWU’s Baiada maintenance workers win 15% pay rise
Why You Should Give Sh*t about Gas and Fertiliser
Free-for-all agriculture visa must stop in light of Pacific worker death spike
Modern Slavery Continues
AWU says Shearing Contractors Association email proves Ag Visa threat to regional jobs, especially women’s
AWU defeats farmers’ lobby: Union secures historic minimum wage guarantee for fruit pickers
WMWA takes action on BHP policy which invades employees’ privacy
Offshore Alliance launches successful MSD Application to Fair Work Commission for EM&I Australia employees
Hydrogen could fuel massive jobs boom, but only if gas mistakes are not repeated
Lithium to supercharge local manufacturing
AWU moves to close loophole allowing farms to get away with paying $3/hour
AWU advocacy paves way for package to save fuel refining
AWU delegates led urgent talks in Canberra to safeguard thousands of jobs
Offshore Alliance entitled to negotiate on behalf of specialist workers
Retail Supply Chain Alliance report sets off calls for legislative changes across entire industry
Shameful superfood: hidden cost of Australia’s blueberry bonanza
AWU push Graincorp for 12% pay increase
A manufactured outrage – Op-ed by Daniel Walton, AWU National Secretary
Offshore Alliance delivers enterprise agreement with 15% pay increase and more
AWU WA Branch Secretary visits Tom Price and Paraburdoo sites
AWU wins battle against BHP labour hire agreement
Snowy Mountain Hydro Scheme is truly nation building
Retail Supply Chain Alliance host packed meeting in Coffs Harbour
Royal Commission’s report into last summer’s bush fire crisis will do little to prevent future catastrophes
PM must urgently intervene to prevent Kwinana fuel refinery from closing
Fairness and justice drives AWU Health and Safety Reps
Public sector wage decision a kick in guts for bushfire heroes
Young Australians being conscripted into modern-day slavery
Narrabri gas approval a huge win for manufacturing workers
AWU demonstrates its commitment to workers of Kalgoorlie
For 130 years union movement has fought for funeral industry
For 130 years union movement has fought for union industry
AWU backs new laws to combat dust diseases and silicosis
AWU wins $13k backpay for National Parks and Wildlife Service Member
AWU WA Branch secures a default judgement for member owed superannuation
AWU fighting BlueScope all way to Federal Court
Want more Australians to pick fruit? Try paying them Australian wages
MM Kembla is Australia’s last remaining copper manufacturer
Australia wakes up to great gas rip off, AWU calls for bipartisanship
Offshore Alliance secures first-ever bargaining process at Legeneering Australia