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Electricity unions will today launch a multi-million dollar community campaign against aproposal by the O'Farrell Government to sell the state's electricity poles and wiresmonopoly to pay for unfunded election commitments.  ETU ASU Privatisation Launch
Following the publication of the Federal Government's Energy White Paper in early November, various media and other sources have been suggesting that the Government supports electricity privatisation. This was not the ASU's interpretation of the Government's position, so we sought a clarification from the Prime Minister's office which has confirmed…
Federal Minister for Energy Martin Ferguson has today released the Energy White Paper. It is an important step forward in the discussion around energy and electricity use in Australia. We now have a clear statement from the Federal Government that all Australians want to hear - it is about getting…
Last week, the ASU reported on research from the University of Sydney highlighting the significance to the public of state owned infrastructure, particularly in the electricity industry. In light of reports in recent days about the push to privatise billions of dollars of publically owned assets by Infrastructure Australia and…
The ASU is hailing a recently published paper from the University of Sydney that supports the public ownership of the Australian electricity industry. The briefing paper shows that it's not only service, jobs and regional employment that are affected, but it's financially more beneficial for the community and state governments…
In late 2011 the Federal Minister for Energy released the Government's "Draft Energy White Paper" after a two year industry dialogue. The dialogue included an industry round table discussion, submissions and consultations with stakeholders. The ASU National Office (on behalf of all Branches) was involved. We have now lodged our…
Today is World Water Day Water Justice activists, including PSI unions, have successfully pushed the human right to water and sanitation (RTW) onto the global agenda. The UN General Assembly Resolution 64/292 of 2010 has set the standard for government obligations in ensuring universal access. Many national campaigns insist that…
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