Hunter Jobs Alliance, with Steve Murphy and Felicity Wade

This meeting features Steve Murphy and Felicity Wade, the founders of the Hunter Jobs Alliance.

"The Hunter Jobs Alliance is a bold new community and union alliance. Grounded in the local, it will work with governments and industry to deliver a safe, prosperous future for the Hunter - one in which workers, their families and the environment thrive."

About Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy was appointed National Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union in September 2020, having previously held the position of NSW State Secretary since September 2017. Steve has worked for the AMWU since being elected as a workplace delegate as a young tradesperson in the NSW Hunter Valley in 1998. Steve represents the AMWU at ACTU Executive. During his tenure as NSW State Secretary, Steve was on the Unions NSW Executive, the ALP Administrative Committee, the NSW Labour Advisory Council and the Boards of the Mechanical and Electrical Redundancy Trust (MERT) and the Industry Capability Network.

About Felicity Wade

Felicity Wade spent 25 years as an environmental advocate. For over a decade she led the work of the Wilderness Society in NSW, working to protect forests and end land clearing in NSW, Queensland and Tasmania. She has worked for the NSW Shadow Minister for the environment and climate change and leader of the opposition. She is the National Co-convenor of the Labor Environment Action Network (LEAN), which has successfully campaigned within the Labor party for public ownership of renewable energy infrastructure, commitments to ambitious emission reduction targets and broad-ranging environmental law reform.

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