Policies, Publications & Submissions 2017

ACTU Policies, Publications and Submissions

Recent Policies, Publications & Submissions

Consultation on ‘Fees for Paper Bills’

December 8, 2017

ACTU Submission to Treasury Consultation on ‘Fees for Paper Bills’

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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Early and Effective Rehabilitation) Bill 2017

November 2, 2017

ACTU Submission to Department of Employment regarding Summary of Proposals

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Illegal importation of products containing asbestos

October 24, 2017

ACTU Supplementary Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into Non-Conforming Building Products: Illegal importation of products containing asbestos

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Gender Segregation in the Workplace and its Impact on Women’s Economic Equality

October 24, 2017

ACTU Submission to Labor’s Pay Equity Consultation 2017

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National Plan to reduce Violence Against Women and their Children

October 6, 2017

ACTU Submission to the Inquiry into the Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children

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ACTU Submission to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017

September 28, 2017

The ACTU welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Committee on this bill and the
program to which it refers. The ACTU opposes this bill and asks that the Committee strongly recommend
that it not be accepted by the parliament.

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Inquiry into Superannuation: Assessing Competitiveness and Efficiency

August 23, 2017

ACTU Submission to the Productivity Commission

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Review of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011

August 16, 2017

ACTU Submission to the Review of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011

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Inquiry regarding Penalty Rates

July 18, 2017

ACTU Submission to the Education and Employment References Committee Inquiry regarding Penalty Rates

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Mind Your Head

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Information and resources for health and safety representatives and workers about how to speak up at work for health and safety.
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Union Aid Abroad

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