Issue #2056

The Guardian • Issue #2056 • June 12, 2023

Issue #2056

Restore real wages

The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to award a 5.75 per cent wage rise for those on minimum award wage rates was higher than expected...

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Student Debt, Class Warfare

Student debt increases with inflation. Your wage doesn’t. Students get a rough trot in the Australian media. They’re out of touch, “ivory tower,” not in...

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BHP Tower Perth Issue #2056

BHP wage theft

BHP has admitted underpaying mineworkers US$280 million (A$430 million) since 2010 due to wrongly deducting leave on public holidays. The Mining and Energy Union said...

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Industrial action looms at Queensland power stations

The union representing workers at the Callide and Kogan power stations will apply to the Fair Work Commission to take industrial action after negotiations broke...

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Strong opposition to gas project

A council in regional Queensland that hosts the highest number of coal mines of any local government in the state wants the Palaszczuk government to...

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DINGO

British PM Rishi Sunak has announced that two further barges will house around 1000 asylum-seekers off Britain’s coast. In a speech in Dover, Kent, Sunak...

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Greenwashing Overload Anna Pha “Our climate change commitment provides the framework for our strategy and our commitment to enable the transition by aligning our lending...

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Placard Issue #2056

Fight Climate Change Not War speak out and march Fremantle

On Saturday 27th May, several anti-war, anti-nuclear and climate activist groups held a speak-out on the AUKUS Agreement signed in September 2021 between Australia, the...

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Global briefs Issue #2056

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PAKISTAN: Militants attacked a Pakistani security post near the country’s border with Iran last week, triggering a shoot-out that killed two soldiers, the military said....

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Burrup Rock art Issue #2056

Burrup desecration

Could the destruction of priceless 40,000-year-old art work in the great land of Australia ever happen today? The deliberately planned Juukun cave explosion of 2020...

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US dollars. Issue #2056

A history of US debt

The US Congress has approved a bill to lift the country’s US$31.4 trillion debt ceiling days before its default. The day after it passed the...

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HALF THE SKY

Decades of struggles have seen women make some progress in closing the wage gap, but they still face considerable barriers to achieving wage equity and...

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