Media Releases 2023

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Recent Media Releases

Early Christmas present for millions as a significant parts of the Closing Loopholes Bill passes

December 6, 2023

The ACTU welcomes the passing of significant parts of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

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Working people are paying less for essential services thanks to the Albanese government

December 6, 2023

New data released from the ABS today confirmed that the Albanese government is easing the cost of living for working families, with wages starting to rise and government policies reducing household consumption on essential services like electricity.

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Power to Prevent Coalition Media Release

December 4, 2023

The Attorney General, The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC, has this month introduced a bill that aims to remove financial barriers that prevent victims of workplace discrimination and sexual harassment from seeking justice. This is a breakthrough development for victim-survivor rights to legal justice, and a significant change from the changes being considered by Government 12 months ago.

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