Message from the Executive

Three Dead Construction Workers in Four Days!

Written by Dave Noonan on 16 October 2016

 

 


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Thinking of my Friend Tony Medina

Written by Dave Noonan on 16 August 2016

A good-looking, soccer-loving charmer, my good friend Tony Medina worked tirelessly for two decades to safeguard workers against the hazards involved in the removal of asbestos - an area he himself had worked in before becoming a union official.


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Government Must Push Apprenticeships, not Cheap Labour

Written by Dave Noonan on 25 July 2016

Within 24 hours of the Turnbull Government’s unveiling of the PaTH program designed to address youth unemployment, both the Prime Minister and Employment Minister Michaelia Cash were unable to answer mounting questions relating to the initiative, which Cash described as ‘exciting.’


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Standing up for Safety is not a ‘Racket’

Written by Dave Noonan on 11 March 2016

In late February, a man died while at work on the Royal Adelaide Hospital site in South Australia.


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