Stop petrol price rises!

Recently the CSIRO warned that the price of petrol could rise to $8 per litre within 10 years! In the past year alone we have already seen petrol prices jump nearly 20 percent. It is estimated that this is eating into the average family’s pay packet to the tune of more than $700 per year. […]

Union membership falling

Time to build UNITE Union membership among young workers is continuing to fall. Currently only one in every ten workers aged between 15 and 24 years belongs to a union. The recently released Social Trends 2008 study actually confirmed union membership rates fell across all age groups between 1986 and 2007.