Martin Ferguson

Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework: The Case for Reform

2017-09-19T11:17:46+10:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

An outspoken critic of the CFMEU and the influence of trade unions on members of the Labor caucus, Martin Ferguson is the maverick voice of the ALP. A former minister in the Rudd/Gillard governments, he was Minister for Resources and Energy and the Minister for Tourism until March 2013, when he resigned from the Ministry. [...]

Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework: The Case for Reform

2017-09-19T11:48:58+10:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

Following Martin Ferguson’s address to The Sydney Institute on Tuesday 8 August, Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist for The Australian Financial Review, discussed some of the issues he had raised in a brief Q & A. The paper which follows is taken from a transcript of that discussion.   AUSTRALIA'S WORKPLACE RELATIONS FRAMEWORK: THE CASE [...]

Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework: the Case for Reform – Jennifer Hewett & Martin Ferguson

2020-09-21T11:30:24+10:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

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Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework: the Case for Reform

2018-12-06T14:03:05+11:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s):   MARTIN FERGUSON AM (Former Labor Minister) & JENNIFER HEWETT (National Affairs Columnist – The Australian Financial Review) Date: 2017-08-08 Topic: Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework: the Case for Reform Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm  Book from:  25 July 2017

A New Age Of Energy

2017-05-12T12:30:15+10:00April 26th, 2010|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Following the Australian Labor Party’s win in 2007, Martin Ferguson AO was appointed to Cabinet as Minister for Resources and Energy and Minister for Tourism. Prior to entering Parliament, Martin Ferguson was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (1990-96) and vice-president (1985-90), having joined the ACTU after fifteen years service with the then [...]