Alternative Economic Strategy
October 2010Read more...
CTU Economic Bulletin 199 – April 2018
CTU Economic Bulletin 203 – September 2018
CTU Report on Budget 2017
CTU Report on Budget 2019
The New Zealand Council of Trade Union’s initial analysis of the Government’s 2019 “Wellbeing” Budget.Read more...
Electoral Finance Reform Proposal
General Election Inquiry 2014
Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill
Government Procurement Rules – Fourth Edition
The NZCTU’s submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on the fourth edition of the Government Procurement Rules, in March 2019Read more...
Human Rights Amendment Bill
Incorporated Societies Bill
Independent Review of Intelligence and Security
Inquiry into Foreign Trust Disclosure Rules
Inquiry into the 2014 General Election
CTU submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee as part of the Inquiry into the 2014 General Election in March 2015.Read more...
IRD Consultation on Tax Treatment of Members of Non-resident Fishing Crews
Keep Kiwibank Bill
CTU submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the Keep Kiwibank Bill in December 2015.Read more...
Living Standards Dashboard: Monitoring Intergenerational Wellbeing
The current Government and the Finance Minister has said that there is an intention to base Budget 2019 on a Living Standards Framework. We welcome the political championing by the new Government of basing policy and Budgets on wellbeing and improving living standards. It requires an acceleration of work on the Living Standards Framework. Given… Read more »Read more...
Lobbying Disclosure Bill
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill
Local Government Amendment Bill (No3)
Mixed Ownership Model Bill
New Zealand Health and Disability System Review
The NZCTU’s submission to the Government’s Health and Disability System Review in May 2019.Read more...
New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Bill
NZ Intelligence and Security Bill
NZ International Convention Centre Bill
NZCTU submission to the Tax Working Group
It is essential that the state is sufficiently resourced to carry out its functions and to perform its important redistributive role. Taxation is the means to achieve a better society and needs to be promoted as such. The Government will need significantly more revenue in the coming decade to address New Zealand’s social deficits, inequality… Read more »Read more...
NZCTU Survey on the Interim Report of the Tax Working Group
In April 2018 the NZCTU commissioned UMR Research to conduct an online survey of New Zealanders about their views around taxation. We shared the results of that survey in our feedback on the Tax Working Group’s “Future of Tax” background paper in May1. In response to the Working Group’s Interim Report, the NZCTU has conducted a further online survey of Together.org.nz supporters to re-test our initial findings and provide specific feedback to a number of particular issues raised by the Interim Report.Read more...
Ombudsman Experiences Seeking Official Information
Productivity Commission Inquiry into New Models of Tertiary Education
CTU submission to the Productivity Commission as part of their Inquiry into New Models of Tertiary Education in June 2016.Read more...
Productivity Commission Report on Measuring and Improving State Sector Productivity
Public Finance (Fiscal Responsibility) Amendment Bill
Refreshed Government Model Contract Templates
The NZCTU’s submission as part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s consultation on refreshed Government Model Contract templates in September 2019.Read more...
Report on the International Civil and Political Rights 2015
Safegauarding the Future of our Financial System
The NZCTU’s response the Reserve Bank’s questions as part of their consultation on the role of the Reserve Bank and how it should be governed, in 2019.Read more...
State Sector and Public Finance Reform Bill
Statutes Repeal Bill Exposure Draft
Submission on Government Procurement Rules – 4th Edition
The NZCTU’s submission to Procurement New Zealand – part of MBIE – on the fourth edition of their Government Procurement Rules.Read more...
Submission on the Tax Working Group’s Interim Report
The tightly-constrained current level of government spending is not consistent with the aspirations of the New Zealand public for health, education, infrastructure, housing affordability, progress towards the carbon-zero goal, reducing inequality, and provision of quality public services in general. Both the 30%-of-GDP target in the Group’s Terms of Reference and the “revenue neutral” suggestion in the Ministers’ letter of 20 September 2018 place higher priority on arbitrary fiscal bright-lines than on the well-being of our people, society and environment.Read more...
Submission to Ombudsman on OIA Experinces with 12 Goverment Agencies
CTU submission to the Office of the Ombudsman on our experiences with official information from twelve government agencies.Read more...