Rose Jackson

Rose Jackson
Rose Jackson is the National Political Coordinator at United Voice, a union of low-paid workers organising to win better jobs, stronger communities, a fairer society and a sustainable future. Her interest in political campaigns and social justice was sparked by her feminism and commitment to women’s rights. She was formerly President of the National Union of Students and University of Sydney Students’ Representative Council. She has been a member of the ALP since 2002. She served a term as a Councillor on Waverley Council in Sydney’s East before moving to the Inner West where she now lives with her husband Sam, daughter Charlotte and puppy Fala.

Articles by Rose Jackson

A Great Big New Cut

It will be the biggest pay cut in the country’s history, and it will hit poorly paid workers, in casual and unstable employment, the hardest. So what is this Great Big New Cut? If the Australian Chamber of Commerce and … Read More

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Flexible Work Arrangements Mean Real Change for the Working Mum

If you thought the Prime Minister’s recently announced plan to give some teeth to the right to request flexible work arrangements was just meaningless election fluff or convoluted and irrelevant industrial jargon, try eavesdropping on that mothers group pram-jamming your … Read More

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Building New Progressive Leadership in Australia

Progressive Leadership in Australia? Shouldn’t that be – Progressive Leadership in Australia! Sadly, a cursory assessment of our current political landscape leads to the conclusion that the question seems considerably more apt than the exclamation. John Howard’s considerable influence over … Read More

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