Fight for justice and change continues

25 October, 2023

Union members fight for change every day in their workplaces, industries, professions and communities.

As unionists, we know our campaigns often come up against powerful interests determined to block such progress.

Terry Burke, IEU-QNT Branch Secretary, said the recent referendum results for a First Nations Voice to parliament were disappointing.

“Sadly, the referendum didn’t deliver our First Nations People a Voice,” Mr Burke said.

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