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Lisa Darmanin

Branch Secretary

Lisa is a proud and passionate unionist, beginning her association with the ASU as a member and active workplace delegate, from Berry Street Victoria in 1997. Read more…

0407 308 503

Billy King

Branch Executive President

Billy has a long history of activism in the ASU, helping make a difference to the lives of working people. He joined the Municipal Employees Union (MEU) in 1989. Read more …

0437 124 669

Michelle Jackson

Deputy Branch Secretary

Michelle overseas the Campaigning and Organising team for the Local Government and Energy industry divisions. Along with Leon Wiegard, she is responsible for campaigning and growth across the Branch. Michelle also deputises for the Branch Secretary and Executive President as required. Read more …

P: 03 9342 3474   |   M: 0418 539 054

Melissa Wainwright

Assistant Branch Secretary

Melissa overseas the Servicing team, responsible for industrial advocacy and growth across the Branch. Read more …

P: 03 9342 3443   |   M: 0408 384 464

Leon Wiegard

Assistant Branch Secretary

Leon oversees the Campaigning and Organising team for the SACS and Infrastructure industry divisions. Along with Michelle Jackson he is responsible for campaigning and growth across the Branch. Read more …

P: 03 9342 3408   |   M: 0438 060 298

Lead organisers
Organisers
Branch Executive Members

BRANCH SECRETARY
Lisa Darmanin

BRANCH EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT
Billy King

BRANCH PRESIDENT
Barry Gough

BRANCH SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Jan Wrigley

BRANCH VICE PRESIDENT: WOMEN
Wendy Phillips

BRANCH EXECUTIVE MEMBER: YOUTH
Bianca Long

BRANCH EXECUTIVE MEMBERS:

LOCAL AUTHORITIES INDUSTRY DIVISION
Diane Smith
Maree Renden
Susan Bratby
Andrew Bayes
Kristy Meikle
Simon Davis
Bradley Peirce
Gary Browne

SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY DIVISION
Dawn Stuart
Libby Jamieson
Piergiorgio Moro

WATER AND ENERGY INDUSTRY DIVISION
Penny Flynn
Thomas Hillebrand

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, TRANSPORT SHIPPING & TRAVEL,
CLERICAL & ADMINISTRATIVE AND AIRLINES INDUSTRY DIVISION

Dale Borthwick

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13 hours ago
ASUVicTas

Recently at the City depot, we had a productive meeting discussing the proposed restructure with members of the union. And to top it off 2 new ASU delegates were elected to represent their workmates.

If you aren't yet a member of the ASUVicTas,, or have a workmate who is yet to join, it's easy to join up at bit.ly/3d4K3oD
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Recently at the City of Kingston depot, we had a productive meeting discussing the proposed restructure with members of the union. And to top it off 2 new ASU delegates were elected to represent their workmates.
If you arent yet a member of the ASUVicTas, or have a workmate who is yet to join, its easy to join up at https://bit.ly/3d4K3oD

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Lucky you…. We a FCC can’t even get them to return a phone call.

Union all the way

5 days ago
ASUVicTas

Swan hill members are ready to vote down management’s insulting offer. Around $12 extra a week in the pocket doesn’t cut it! ... See MoreSee Less

Swan hill members are ready to vote down management’s insulting offer. Around $12 extra a week in the pocket doesn’t cut it!

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A solidarity NO vote from the west - In Unity #bombtheEBA

A poorly managed Council where they allegedly locked out their own CEO from the Council building for trying to cost cut widespread feather nesting.

2 weeks ago
ASUVicTas

The ASU is running a short survey - bit.ly/353qGYv - to get Vic Local Gov workers feedback on how the Gender Equality Act is being implemented in your workplaces!
The Act requires councils to take positive action towards achieving workplace gender equality & consult workers along the way.
We need to hear from you! This information will be used to ensure that the Act is being implemented as it’s intended.

Please fill out the survey bit.ly/353qGYv & share round!
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The ASU is running a short survey - bit.ly/353qGYv - to get Vic Local Gov workers feedback on how the Gender Equality Act is being implemented in your workplaces! 
The Act requires councils to take positive action towards achieving workplace gender equality & consult workers along the way. 
We need to hear from you! This information will be used to ensure that the Act is being implemented as it’s intended.
Please fill out the survey bit.ly/353qGYv & share round!