New President of ACTU
And whilst we’re commenting on matters Australian, welcome to Ged Kearney, the new President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, who succeeds Sharan Burrow – off to become General Secretary of the ITUC. Ged, former Federal Secretary of the Australian Nurses Federation, will be working with existing ACTU Secretary Jeff Lawrence. Both posts are full-time. The full leadership of the ACTU is here.