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Coates Hire Workers to Ballot for Industrial Action

April 2, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Workers at Coates Hire, who are members of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU), are set to ballot for industrial action after negotiations with the company last March 8 did not work out. According to the elected bargaining committee, the company has refused to negotiate in good faith as it insists on undercutting the collective …

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$100M Agreement Secures Australian Synchrotron’s Future

March 30, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian and Victorian Governments have recently agreed to provide $100 million to Australian Synchrotron, one of the nation’s landmark research facilities, for the continued operation of Synchrotron over the next four years. According to the

AWU Welcomes Support from Australian Manufacturers Against Dumping

March 30, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) receives support from major Australian manufacturers as it campaigns against dumping of cheap overseas products from countries like China.  The anti-dumping campaign, which was launched by the AWU in early 2011, has

AMWU Campaigns to Protect Victoria Jobs

March 28, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has decided to launch a campaign which will protect the 270,000 jobs in Victorian manufacturing. The plan, which was launched at the Victorian Delegates Conference by State Secretary Steve Dargavel, aims to

MELBOURNE COMPANY ADDS A$16M TO EXPORTS

March 27, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

A new assembly line was officially opened at leading Victorian global digital and radio manufacturer, Radio Frequency Solutions, by the Victorian Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, Richard Dalla-Riva. The new assembly line will add $16 million per

Tonsley Park to Grow Manufacturing Hub

March 27, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

The State Government is investing in Tonsley Park to grow an advanced manufacturing hub in Adelaide’s south. It will be transformed into a centre for high-value and innovative manufacturing companies, under a master plan released by the State Government