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New South Wales Airtasker increases recommended hourly rates to above national minimum 2016-10-18 [Fairfax Media]

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Sign the petition: The Australian: Stop trivialising family violence now. 2016-10-17 [Megaphone ]

Victoria VTHC writes to The Australian Editor over domestic violence worker leave 2016-10-17 [We Are Union]

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Victoria United Firefighters Union in High Court challenge on PM Turnbull’s CFA laws 2016-10-17 [Melbourne Herald-Sun]

Victoria Turnbull Gvt firies law to face High Court challenge from UFU Vic 2016-10-17 [AAP]

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Australian Capital Territory Gonski win in ACT election 2016-10-17 [AEU]

South Australia The true cost of teachers’ mental health 2016-10-17 [Adelaide Advertiser]

New South Wales 2000 join protest against privatisation of Wyong Hospital 2016-10-17 [Daily Telegraph]

Government to target Labor's Kimberley Kitching in debate over industrial relations bill 2016-10-17 [ABC]

PM switches debate back to workplace laws 2016-10-17 [AAP]

Canberra braces for IR double-D onslaught 2016-10-17 [Financial Review]

Stark bias of the Fair Work Building Commission laid bare in annual report 2016-10-17 [CFMEU]

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ACTU mourns loss of New Zealand union leader Helen Kelly 2016-10-17 [ACTU]

Government must back away from TPP or risk 39,000 local jobs 2016-10-17 [Actu]

TWU demands new Australian Trucking Association boss represents entire industry 2016-10-17 [TWU]

Western Australia Boss under fire for dead construction worker email 2016-10-17 [West Australian]

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New South Wales BlueScope workers vote yes to wage freeze, 500 job cutS 2016-10-17 [Fairfax Media]

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Victoria Liberal Lord mayor Doyle's union deal locks in $250m Queen Victoria Market overhaul 2016-10-17 [Fairfax Media]

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