The cost of Chevron Australia’s Gorgon gas fields project: what the workers say

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Stranded gas. Once a looong way from its intended market, heavy global investment, particularly by US multinational corporations (MNCs) in recent years, sees the delivery of natural gas to consumers no longer the problem it once was. And Australia is host to one such operation. Chevron’s Gorgon gas Project – Australia’s largest ever resource project – is […]

The Australian economy: union influence over thirty years

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Leading industrial relations scholar, Emeritus Professor Russell Lansbury of the University of Sydney, shared findings from his co-authored paper (with forthcoming WOW guest, Dr Chris F. Wright), during April, taking a look at the impact of one Liberal- and two Labor-led governments on Australia’s economy over a 30 year period. Prompted by previous symposium themes […]

Workplace partnership, collaboration and mutual gains

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An Australian Research Council Linkage Project team who, with Queensland government partner agency, the Department of Employment and Industrial Relations (now the Department of Education, Training and Employment), have spent the past five years investigating the internal dynamics of collaborative union and non-union relationships with managers in Australian workplaces, hosted a day-long symposium on 10 […]