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Paul Howes

Paul Howes
Paul was elected National Secretary in 2007 and was re-elected in 2009. The AWU now has more than 135,000 members and 250 staff across Australia. Established in 1886, the AWU is the country's oldest and most diverse union, with more than 45 offices across non-metropolitan Australia. Paul was elected Vice President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions in 2008. He is a member of the National Executive of the Australian Labor Party and represents the Asia-Pacific Region as a member of the Executive Committee of the IndustriALL Global Union. Paul is Deputy Chair of the nation’s largest superannuation fund, AustralianSuper. He is also a director of the National Workforce and Productivity Development Agency, a director of The McKell Institute and a member of a number of Government Boards.

Articles by Paul Howes

Putting the regions back into the centre of policy debate

The Australia Workers’ Union, throughout our long 125year history, has worked hard to deliver good jobs to working people right across our continent. We’ve always believed that we need to back policies which ensure companies can survive and thrive – … Read More

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