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March 4 what matters!

On Wednesday, 4 March, 50,000 ordinary Victorians took to the streets - joined by thousands of others from around Australia - to march for what matters to them - hopefully you were among them!

Check out the photos on Twitter and Facebook (and follow us while you're there!)

Brave workers fronted the media to tell story after story about the many ways they've been hurt by the Abbott Government's attacks on health, education, the pension and superannuation. Our union leaders took to the back of a truck to make it loud and clear that we won't sit quietly while Mr Abbott uses the Productivity Commission to go after penalty rates and the minimum wage!

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So where to next? There is still more we can do to make sure the Abbott Government listens to our concerns ahead of its Productivity Commission review and the upcoming Federal Budget:

  1. SMS your name and ‘FIGHT’ to 0448 791 922 if you didn't at the rally, to make sure you’re first to hear about what's next in the campaign.
  2. If you have any photos from today's rally that you'd be happy for us to use, send them through to volunteer@vthc.org.au

Union faces dominated the news bulletins on March 4 - check out just some of the media coverage here:

The Age "Thousands rally in Melbourne against Abbott government's workplace inquiry"

Channel 7 News "Thousands of workers rally against government"

SBS Comment "All eyes on penalty rates"

ABC Online "Unions march in protest against Abbott Government over 'attacks on workers' rights'"

We Volunteers

We Are Union!

We are a movement of people standing together for a just and equitable Victoria where:

  • all people are respected and valued, 
  • all working people are organised, safe, and winning at work


We organise our communities to build support for union industrial and social campaigns, and we're excited to have you on board.



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