Around 800 delegates representing workers from every industry and sector in Australia will attend the ACTU Congress at Docklands Stadium in Melbourne from 26–28 May.
This is the largest and most important gathering of Australian Unions and it sets the Union agenda for the following three years.
Delegates will debate and vote on policies regarding the workplace, rights and campaigns to improve wages, conditions and the standard of living for Australian workers and their families.
The Congress will elect the leadership of the ACTU along with other office–holders.
The focus of the ACTU 2015 Congress is the role of unions in addressing inequality and building a better future for all Australians.
Key Speakers include:
- Opposition Leader Bill Shorten MP
- Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek MP
- US Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration and creator of the film Inequality for all, Robert Reich
- International Labour Organisation Director of the Bureau for Workers’ Activities, Maria Helena Andre
- ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver
- ACTU President Ged Kearney
Further announcements will be made very soon.