Over 800 delegates representing workers from every industry and sector in Australia attended the ACTU Congress at Brisbane Convention Centre on Tuesday 17th July 2018 & Wednesday 18th July 2018.

This is the largest and most important gathering of Australian Unions and it set the Union agenda for the next three years.

Delegates debated and voted on policies regarding the workplace, rights and campaigns to improve wages, conditions and the standard of living for Australian workers and their families.


ACTU's leadership for the next three years, as elected at Congress is:

Secretary:  Sally McManus

President: Michele O'Neil

Assistant Secretary: Michael Borowick

Assistant Secretary: Scott Connolly


The ACTU thanks all sponsors and partners for their support of the 2018 ACTU Congress.