t is perhaps emblematic of the negligence in the management of advanced manufacturing in this country that this Bill, which amounts to the abandonment of the automotive manufacturing industry in Australia.
Engineers in the electricity sector met these plans to privatise NSW’s “poles and wires” with mixed emotions. In a member survey shortly after these announcements in July, 84 per cent of electricity engineer members said they did not support privatisation.
Mr Albanese greeted the campaign with enthusiasm and asked that Professionals Australia keep him up to date with developments on both the Better Infrastructure campaign, and the views of members regarding the development of Commonwealth funded infrastructure projects.
In an overwhelming show of support, 97 per cent of members voted to support the proposed Award, which has now been approved by the Industrial Relations Commission and enacted as of today, 1 July 2014.
According to a report in the CanberraTimes it appears likely that ADF personnel may be offered a similar pay offer to that leaked to the public last week. Such an offer may also require conditions offsets.
George was a metallurgist who spent his working life at the Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) at Maribyrnong Victoria, part of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).
Our campaigning means that the Act has changed to lift some investment restrictions for the company while ensuring continued majority Australian ownership.
Thousands of Defence Department public servants have had their workplace counseling services axed as the federal government’s cuts bite deeper in departmental budgets.