ACTU President Sharan Burrow today will call for greater investment in vocational education and training, the restoration of workers’ rights lost under Work Choices and for the Federal Government to begin undoing the social and economic damage caused by the former Liberal Government in next week’s Budget.
Ms Burrow will release details of the unions’ priorities for the Federal Budget before she addresses a graduation ceremony of students at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.
Key ACTU priorities for the 2008 Federal Budget include:
WHAT: ACTU pre-Federal Budget announcement
WHEN: Thursday 7 May, 9.45am
VENUE: CD Blake Auditorium, Village Drive, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
SPEAKERS: ACTU President Sharan Burrow will be joined by an apprentice and graduate teacher
For the ACTU 2008 Federal Budget Priorities please download attachment