The Carmichael Centre is an initiative of the Australia Institute's Centre for Future Work. We are named honour of Laurie Carmichael, the legendary manufacturing trade unionist who passed away in 2018 at the age of 93.

The Carmichael Centre conducts progressive, activist research to empower Australian working people, focusing on:

  • industrial relations;
  • social policy;
  • manufacturing and industry policy;
  • vocational education; and
  • international labour solidarity.

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