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Rob Durbridge

ACTU Accentuates the Positive

Rob Durbridge reports on the ACTU’s new push for an IR policy based on ‘good faith’ collective bargaining

WorkChoices…the low road to nowhere?

Prime Minister John Howard once called the campaign against WorkChoices ‘Chicken Little’ scaremongering. But the unpopularity of the package may only be part of a wider shift away from neo-liberal policies. Rob Durbridge shows...

A New Institute of Employment Rights

Not since the penal powers dispute of 1969 has industrial relations policy and law been at the centre of the national stage. At that time even employers became disillusioned with the Coalition’s ideological obsession...