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We won't wait
Aug 2, 2017 15:28PM WST -

Sign this petition to send a message to the Prime Minister to immediately introduce legislation which will see the inclusion of ten days' paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave in the National Employment Standards.Why is ... Read More

Funds for Freedom fundraiser
Jul 14, 2017 13:43PM WST -

Enjoy the first feature film from Elenor Coppola while raising money for Funds for Freedom.Sunday, 30 July 20173:00pmParadiso Cinema (164 James Street, Northbridge)Tickets are $25 Click here to view the ... Read More

Use Your Power awarded Innovative Growth Campaign of the Year 2017
Jul 14, 2017 13:01PM WST - E/IT, General News, Community

Our grass roots Use Your Power campaign didn’t just succeed in changing the WA State Government, it was also recognised at a national level when it was awarded the Innovative Growth Campaign of the Year 2017 ... Read More

National Day of Action – Stop the Attacks on Workers
Jun 15, 2017 15:36PM WST -

Join our Union at 11am on Tuesday, 20 June 2017 at Solidarity Park, Parliament Place, to stand up against Malcolm Turnbull’s attacks on workers.The Prime Minister has brought back the ABCC to cut wages, conditions and ... Read More

Australian Unions welcome Senate Inquiry into racist CDP
Apr 4, 2017 18:07PM WST -

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) welcomes the referral of an inquiry into the Turnbull Government’s punitive Community Development Program (CDP) to the Senate Finance and Public Administration References ... Read More

Walk for Justice for Refugees 2017
Apr 4, 2017 17:44PM WST -

Sunday April 9 is Palm Sunday and there will be a Rally for Justice for Refugees in Perth.It is supported by UnionsWA, alongside the Churches and many community groups.Unionists for Refugees are inviting union members to ... Read More

Want to be heard about the FWC's penalty rates cut?
Feb 23, 2017 17:18PM WST -

Thursday, 23 February 2017 marked the day the FWC passed a decision to reduce the penalty rates of over a million Australian workers.From 1 July 2017, hospitality, restaurant, fast food, retail and pharmacy workers ... Read More

ABC news publishes article on further Liberal Privatisation Plans
Feb 17, 2017 07:59AM WST -

Click here to go to the ABC news site and read their article. Read More

all about ME
Aug 8, 2016 10:11AM WST -

Every Australian deserves to get the most out of their money. We’re here to help them do it.             We were originally created by member-owned industry super funds to be a ... Read More

ABCC could interrogate local council workers
Jun 23, 2016 15:53PM WST - LG, E/IT, ME, General News

This Federal election was triggered by the Liberal/National Coalition Government because they want to pass their ABCC legislation with a new “Building Code” to increase its powers.  If re-elected, the ... Read More

Safe Rates Rally - Sunday 19 June 2016
Jun 15, 2016 11:31AM WST - Community

The Turnbull Government recently abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.A rally will be held this Sunday, 19 June 2016 10-11am at Perth Parliament House as part of a national day of protest in all capital cities in ... Read More

Gender Equality in the workplace
May 19, 2016 15:11PM WST - ASU Women

This article is quite comical, but it sums up every woman’s struggle in a male dominated workplace. Click here to read a Buzzfeed Production on what would happen if the roles were reversed for men and women in the ... Read More

May Day 2016 - March and Win!
Apr 20, 2016 16:58PM WST - General News

Members and their families are invited to march with ASU at this year's May Day march and festival being held at 10.00am on Sunday, 1st May 2016.Members who register and march with us on the day will go into the ... Read More

Close the Gap Campaign enters 10th year
Jan 22, 2016 14:08PM WST - Community, General News

Indigenous Australians die 10-17 years younger than other Australians. They suffer from higher rates of preventable diseases like diabetes, kidney disease and heart disease. In it's 10th year, the Close the Gap ... Read More

Women's Report Card 2015
Jan 22, 2016 13:30PM WST - ASU Women, Community

Developed by the Department of Local Government and Communities, the Women's Report Card provides a snapshot of the lives of women in Western Australia in 2015.It contains nearly 90 indicators and more than 500 statistics, ... Read More