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New Member Benefits

New Member Benefits

Did you know that as a member of the Australian Services Union you are one of 130,000 people doing your part to improve the lives of working people everywhere?

Standing together means we can get great deals to improve our lives outside of work as well as in the workplace.

We're proud to launch our new and improved member benefits program, Member Advantage.

Community and Disability Delegates' Council 2019

Community and Disability Delegates' Council 2019

Over 100 delegates from across the Community and Disability Sector gathered in Sydney for a packed two day conference agenda to discuss and plan how to improve our sector, with guest presentations from the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission Registrar Sam Taylor, Shadow NDIS Minister Bill Shorten, Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese and ACTU Secretary Sally McManus.

Poverty is Rising in Australia

Poverty is Rising in Australia

Poverty is increasing as Australian's face ten years of stunted wage growth. The seventeenth Australian Household, Income and Labour Dynamics Survey (HILDA) was released this week, confirming what many Australians felt. That everything is going up except their pay.

Take Action on Climate Change: September 20

Take Action on Climate Change: September 20

The School Climate Strike started as a one-person protest by Greta Thunberg and has since grown to a movement of millions in over 160 countries. In the Guardian Greta puts it simply:

People have risen up before to demand action and make change; if we do so in numbers we have a chance. If we care, we must do more than say we do. We must act. 

The Australian Services Union National Executive has released a statement of support for the School Strikers’ Global #ClimateStrike on September 20th, 2019.

ASU Safety Super Heroes

ASU Safety Super Heroes

The Australian Services Union NSW and ACT branch have been training members across New South Wales to be leaders in their workplaces ensuring the safety of their colleagues.

Disability Workers have your say

Disability Workers have your say

What are the qualifications and skills needed for the disability sector and for workers professional development? The Australian Services Union NSW and ACT branch want to hear from workers in the sector.

Equal Pay Rates July 2019

Equal Pay Rates July 2019

3% increase in minimum pay rates starts 1 July 2019!

Thanks to union members, the SCHADS Award minimum rates of pay go up by 3% from the first pay period in July. 

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 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.

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