The Federal Government has agreed to lift base funding in Department of Social Services Grants to cover the costs for equal pay wages won by ASU members.
This is a huge step forward in our campaign to Save Equal Pay!
The Federal Government have accepted our arguments that your work is essential, that community sector jobs are important and need to be protected.
Click here to watch the ASU SACS Post-Budget Briefing for a breakdown of what it means for your services and jobs.
Click here to read the federal budget update fact sheet.
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