Labour Day 2020

Workers put community health and safety first in cancelling Labour Day events

Queensland Unions have put community health and safety foremost in today’s decision to cancel 2020 Labour Day marches due to concerns about coronavirus. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford said the union movement was taking responsible and measured action to cancel Labour Day mass gatherings statewide this year. “In 2019 around 70,000 Queenslanders […]

Labour Day Community Art Awards 2020

Information about the Labour Day Community Art Awards has moved to the Labour Day website. Click here to go to

Celebrating the achievements of working people

Labour Day celebrations in Queensland provide the opportunity to reflect upon the achievements of union members and our supporters in the community and their ability to change the course of history. Queenslanders have always celebrated Labour Day in May, and it has a special place in Queensland history. The first march was held in 1891 […]

Labour Day events in your region

Event details coming soon.