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We're voting yes!

We're voting yes!

Voting for the new Sydney Water Enterprise Agreement is now open and continues all week closing at 10 am, Monday 26 June 2017.

Vinnies Local Area Coordinators - winning together

Vinnies Local Area Coordinators - winning together

Last year St Vincent de Paul was awarded the NDIS contract to deliver Local Area Coordinator services across parts of NSW.

It’s deja vu!

It’s deja vu!

So what happened?

win at dnata

win at dnata

We’ve had a major victory not only at Dnata, but for the entire aviation industry!

no profit from rape

no profit from rape

The future of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia (RDVSA) is still unclear. ASU members continue their campaign No Profit From Rape to ensure no multinational corporation profits from the most vulnerable in our community.

federal budget 2017

federal budget 2017

The Federal Government handed down a budget that entrenches inequality at the same time as rewarding corporations. 

The message from Canberra is clear: Don’t be poor. Don’t be unemployed. Don’t be vulnerable.

Media release: Rally for domestic violence leave

Media release: Rally for domestic violence leave

Thursday 13 October, 2016

Inquiry into Child Protection

Inquiry into Child Protection

You can download the ASU's submission here. 

federal budget

federal budget

Next Tuesday evening the Turnbull Government will hand down its Federal Budget. The big question is how much more can this government cut?

mission australia - bargaining update

mission australia - bargaining update

Cutting our pay?
Salary packaging is a tax concession from the Government to allow organisations like Mission to increase your pay without costing the organisation extra money. Mission wants to remove salary packaging from the agreement. On one hand they keep saying they don’t want to change anything about salary packaging but refuse to protect this benefit in our Agreement.

MA disclosed they don’t want it in the agreement JUST in case they sell and transfer parts of the business to a new employer.

Wages in our sector aren’t high enough and we know members can’t afford to go backwards!

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