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Sally McManus – Speech to John Curtin Research Centre Gala Dinner: 4 October 2018

Media Release - October 5, 2018

SALLY McMANUS, SECRETARY
SPEECH TO :
JOHN CURTIN RESEARCH CENTRE GALA DINNER
THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER, 2018

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Terry Miller OAM: tireless advocate for South Australian asbestos victims passes away

Media Release - June 1, 2018

South Australian asbestos advocate Terry Miller OAM has been remembered as a champion of fellow asbestos victims who devoted nearly two decades of his life to support families, campaign for improved laws, and educate the public about the ongoing dangers of asbestos.

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Sally McManus – Press Club Speech: Change the Rules; For more secure jobs and fair pay

Media Release - March 21, 2018

Australian workers are ruled by laws which have destroyed job security and left us struggling to pay the bills.

Once the promise of living in Australia was that each generation would pass on something better to the next. Better healthcare. Better education. Fairer pay.

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Sally McManus- Address to Nexgen 2017

Media Release - June 26, 2017

Sally McManus
ACTU Secretary
Opening Speech to NEXGEN
International Convention Centre
Sydney
Tuesday 27 June 2017

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Speech by ACTU Secretary Sally McManus at the National Press Club

Media Release - March 29, 2017

I am here because of you. And there are some things I need to say.

Australia’s workplace laws are broken.

Our minimum wage has fallen to a dangerously low level.

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Speech by Ben Davison: Decent Work & Economic Growth speech to Sustainable Development Goals Australia 2016

Media Release - November 29, 2016

We are here to reflect on the sustainable development goal 8 “Decent work and economic growth” and how we “promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all”. As with all internationally agreed sentences I am sure the order of those words has been poured over, debated and finally agreed.

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Speech by ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver Industry Super Australia – The Super Opportunity conference

Media Release - November 22, 2016

Good morning.

I want to reiterate the sentiment Peter Collins has introduced: we have a world’s best superannuation system, but the opportunity is now here for us to build upon this framework.

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