As Leader of the House, Mr Burke will talk about the year ahead in Parliament - as well as how the Parliament has changed under the Labor Government.
He’ll also talk more about the Government’s new National Cultural Policy - to be announced on Monday - and outline what’s next for workplace relations policy after last year’s multi-employer bargaining fight.
Tony Burke is the Member for Watson, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Minister for the Arts and Leader of the House of Representatives.
Tony grew up in a small business family, later ran his own small business, and also worked as a local organiser for retail workers. Tony’s portfolios reflect his lifelong commitments to working people and to the arts.
As Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Tony Burke is committed to secure jobs and better pay for Australians. Tony wants to bring the workplace system up to date to get wages moving again and making sure that all Australians who want to work can.
As Minister for the Arts Tony Burke is developing a new National Cultural Policy, the first in close to a decade. As a passionate supporter of the arts he’s committed to making sure that Australian stories are told, both here and overseas – showcasing the best of our creative talent.