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Have you tried our free training courses?

Have you tried our free training courses?

The ASU Career Launchpad is your exclusive member-only professional development program designed to help you take the next step in your career.

We have courses that are live and interactive with presenters who are experts in their field, as well as online video workshops available on-demand that you can undertake at your own pace.

Labor Announces Increased Funding For The Community Sector

Labor Announces Increased Funding For The Community Sector

Bill Shorten & Tanya Plibersek have announced that if Labor is elected they will increase funding for the community sector.

Labor backs ASU plan for NDIS training

Labor backs ASU plan for NDIS training

Bill Shorten has just announced that he backs the ASU plan for better training for NDIS workers.

Stop Cut-Rate Casuals

Stop Cut-Rate Casuals

Cut-rate Casuals mean no minimum hours of work, no regular roster, no right to say ‘no’ and less pay.

Budget Breakdown 2019

Budget Breakdown 2019

The ASU is with you every step of the way. That's why every year we send our Budget experts to Canberra to sift through the government's budget papers - the facts, figures and the fluff.

Equal Pay Rates December 2018

Equal Pay Rates December 2018

ASU Members in the Community and Disability Services Sector get a pay rise from 1 December 2018 because of our Equal Pay warriors who campaigned for decades and finally won in 2012.

Find your new SCHCADS Award Wage Tables for NSW and ACT here.

A Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence

A Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a workplace issue.

Today at Penrith Women's Health Centre, ASU members and staff launched our Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence.

The 2018 SACS Council endorses our claims for A Civil Society

The 2018 SACS Council endorses our claims for A Civil Society

We believe in a Civil Society.

We believe that achieving a Civil Society is only possible if the work of ASU members is properly valued and respected by both employers and Government.

 

Equal Pay Rates July 2018

Equal Pay Rates July 2018

Thanks to all who campaigned for Equal Pay, the minimum pay rates for community and disability workers are going up from 1st July 2018! Find your new SCHCADS Award Wage Tables for NSW and ACT here.

Our Award is under attack

Our Award is under attack

The working conditions we fought for and won are under attack. Employer Groups have unveiled the changes they want as part of the Fair Work Commission’s review of our Award - the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award.

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