Australia resources

December 2011

  1. Vietnamese apparel factories producing a good bargain for all

    Story of Dang Thu Hoan, a Vietnamese worker who helps produce around US$13 billion in textile export revenues for Viet Nam.

  2. Research on occupational safety and health for migrant workers in five Asia and the Pacific countries: Australia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

    This working paper presents trends and facts relevant to the five target countries’ OSH environments for migrant workers, with the long term aim of raising awareness of workplace safety for migrant labour forces and instilling the significance of sound OSH practices at work in all stakeholders, including governments, employers, workers and NGOs.

August 2011

  1. ABC Radio Australia

  2. Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

July 2011

  1. The Australian Government and the International Labour Organisation promote greater access to employment and justice for people with disabilities

    Organisations promoting the rights of people with disabilities demanded greater workforce inclusion and an improvement in basic rights this week in Jakarta.

May 2011

  1. Asia-Pacific - A Regional Dialogue on the Maritime Labour Convention

    3 - 6 May 2011

    The ILO,the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is working to strengthen regional cooperation on the adoption, implementation, consistent application and enforcement of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) across the region by hosting Asia-Pacific - A Regional Dialogue on the Maritime Labour Convention from 3 to 6 May 2011, in Cairns, Australia.

  2. Keynote address on Overview of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, status on implementation and emerging Issues

    By Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Director, International Labour Standards Department, ILO, Geneva at the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue on the Maritime Labour Convention, 3-6 May 2011, Cairns, Australia

April 2011

  1. Papua New Guinea labour delegation in Australia: tripartite group studies industrial relations, Australian labour market governance and institutions

    ILO News: A tripartite delegation from Papua New Guinea (PNG) has travelled to Australia to study that country’s industrial relations institutions in advance of an anticipated enactment of a Bill to reform PNG’s industrial relations laws.

December 2010

  1. New ILO migration project to improve migrant workers' conditions in South-East Asia

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a new project in South-East Asia to improve the governance of cross-border labour migration.

June 2010

  1. Tripartite Action to Protect Migrant Workers within and from the Greater Mekong Subregion from Labour Exploitation (GMS TRIANGLE project)

    10 June 2010 - 31 May 2015

    The GMS TRIANGLE project focused on reducing the exploitation of labour migrants by contributing to the development of legal and safe recruitment channels and improved labour protection mechanisms. It is currently continued through TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.