ASU staff

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
ldarmanin@asuvictas.com.au

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
bking@asuvictas.com.au

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

mjackson@asuvictas.com.au

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

mwainwright@asuvictas.com.au

Leon Wiegard

Assistant Branch Secretary

Leon overseas 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

lwiegard@asuvictas.com.au

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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3 days ago

ASUVicTas

CITY OF HOBART REFUSES TO CONTINUE BARGAINING

Following two strong no votes, the City of Hobart General Manager has taken his bat and ball and gone home.

He is refusing to bargain unless members back down on their claims first.

Nick Heath claims a 40% vote in favour of the agreement is enough to stop bargaining. What he has failed to realise is that 50% more employees voted no to his pathetic offer than those who voted yes.

We're asking for job security in Tasmania's largest Council. We're seeking to maintain additional superannuation contributions. And we're seeking a fair pay rise in line with community expectations.

We WILL get them back to the table.

DID YOU KNOW:
The Directors and the General Manager at this Council received combined salary increases in the rage of 16 - 19% last financial year but are only offering 2.5% to their employees; despite budgeting for 3% increases for the next 20 years. Rates in this municipality also increased by 3.25% for rate payers, many of whom are also employees.
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CITY OF HOBART REFUSES TO CONTINUE BARGAINING
Following two strong no votes, the City of Hobart General Manager has taken his bat and ball and gone home.  
He is refusing to bargain unless members back down on their claims first.
Nick Heath claims a 40% vote in favour of the agreement is enough to stop bargaining. What he has failed to realise is that 50% more employees voted no to his pathetic offer than those who voted yes.
Were asking for job security in Tasmanias largest Council. Were seeking to maintain additional superannuation contributions. And were seeking a fair pay rise in line with community expectations.
We WILL get them back to the table.
DID YOU KNOW:
The Directors and the General Manager at this Council received combined salary increases in the rage of 16 - 19% last financial year but are only offering 2.5% to their employees; despite budgeting for 3% increases for the next 20 years. Rates in this municipality also increased by 3.25% for rate payers, many of whom are also employees.

 

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Shame on Hobart council why are all councils dropping off important communities services ? What happen nothing that’s why I be facing loosing my job soon and unfortunately unions done nothing

Shameful.

Disgraceful. Stay strong, ASU members 👊

Shame Hobart Council Shame this resident is not happy

Thank goodness the union is strong

Despicable. Solidarity to the workers at the forefront of trying to maintain a livable workplace stand tall comrades!

Keep strong.. in unity

Shameful

That's disgusting😠

Grubs

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3 days ago

ASUVicTas

Across the north east of Victoria and in East Gippsland, ASU members are working to restore communities. This includes members who are out around Omeo working hard to prevent trees collapsing, removing damaged trees and making areas safe. This is important work that is part of re-opening roads to isolated communities. ... See MoreSee Less

Across the north east of Victoria and in East Gippsland, ASU members are working to restore communities. This includes members who are out around Omeo working hard to prevent trees collapsing, removing damaged trees and making areas safe.  This is important work that is part of re-opening roads to isolated communities.