Speeches & Opinions: 2007

Sharan Burrow: Address to the AiGroup

Media Release - December 3, 2007

Manufacturing is a critical sector of the Australian economy and yet by our reckoning it has been in decline for two out of the last three years.

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Jeff Lawrence: Address to ACTU Conference

Media Release - June 14, 2007

Australians want to live in a nation that they can proudly say is fair, inclusive and where working people have a say – I want to work with Australian working families to ensure we return to these values.

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