Safety not profits! The Rudd-Gillard government was elected in 2007 with a mandate to improve workers rights. Since then they have done exactly the opposite and pandered solely to the needs of the bosses. Labor has kept the vast bulk of WorkChoices, maintained the ABCC and now they want to water down hard won OH&S […]
In recent weeks the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has flagged an end to the country’s recession. A National Bank of New Zealand business survey has also outlined a return to positive growth after the nation recorded negative growth since the first quarter of 2008. Does this mean the worst is now over?
Australia & New Zealand push neo-colonial agenda The 40th annual Pacific Islands Forum took place in the Queensland city of Cairns on August 5-6. Fifteen heads of state from the region met to discuss a range of issues including a new regional free trade agreement, the situation in Fiji and climate change.