Lisa Darmanin

Branch Secretary

M: 0407 308 503
E: ldarmanin@asuvictas.com.au

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.

Lisa became Branch Secretary of the Australian Services Union, Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities and Services Branch in June 2018. Prior to this, she was the first female Branch Executive President elected in 2014.

She was first elected as ASU Assistant Branch Secretary in 2007, with responsibility for Organising and Campaigning and co-ordination of the Social and Community Services Division. Lisa had worked as an ASU organiser since 2000.

Lisa was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll for Women in 2016 in recognition for significant contribution to the Victorian Community, specifically in achieving gender equity for women.  She was the inaugural winner of the Zelda D’Aprano Activist Award by Victorian Trades Hall Council in 2015 as most outstanding female activist for her work in the Community Services Equal Pay case and leadership in delivering world first family violence workplace entitlements.

Lisa has spent time on secondment at various roles including in the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet, working on Victorian Government initiatives in gender equality and family violence prevention, and Victorian Trades Hall Council, where she coordinated the Your Rights at Work campaign in Victoria in 2006.

Lisa was appointed to the Vision Super Board in March 2018 as a member representative having been nominated by the union.  Prior to this role, Lisa has previously been a trustee director of HESTA from 2013 to 2017.

She has a Bachelor of Business, a Diploma of Community Development.

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1 day ago

ASUVicTas

ASU community sector and local government members met yesterday about the North Melb/Flemington public housing hard lockdown. Concerns raised included the very heavy police presence and impact on residents, vs a health and social service response, and lack of communication with the ASU about the rushed plan. PPE, cleaning protocols and OHS concerns for workers and residents at the impacted estates, and across all high-density public housing were discussed. Meeting motion below has all the details.

Next members’ meeting - 1:00 pm Thursday 9 July
Register here, for link to the meeting: bit.ly/2BCvadQ
More info: www.asuvictas.com.au/public-housing-lockdown-update/

Members involved in the response, please get in touch with any queries about OHS or your rights. Solidarity with all the residents!
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ASU community sector and local government members met yesterday about the North Melb/Flemington public housing hard lockdown. Concerns raised included the very heavy police presence and impact on residents, vs a health and social service response, and lack of communication with the ASU about the rushed plan. PPE, cleaning protocols and OHS concerns for workers and residents at the impacted estates, and across all high-density public housing were discussed. Meeting motion below has all the details.
Next members’ meeting - 1:00 pm Thursday 9 July
Register here, for link to the meeting: https://bit.ly/2BCvadQ
More info: www.asuvictas.com.au/public-housing-lockdown-update/
Members involved in the response, please get in touch with any queries about OHS or your rights. Solidarity with all the residents!

 

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Great work ASU members!

Please consider a list of vital numbers including Lifeline Kids Helpline Family Violence Hotline Drug and Alcohol support. Online options also. With all the concerns for mental health it is urgent that residents have easy access. People may feel so isolated and alone they feel there is no one they can talk to. Hence dome cards or a list would be so helpful. Can these be delivered to every unit in the 9 towers in with bags of food.

#ASUProud

I love this. I'm not working in the sector currently but was a previous member for years. I can't express how relieved i am by this statement..... I live close to the Flemington estate and also lived around the area as a kid. It's been really distressing to see VTHC refusing to speak out on the barbarity of how this is being managed, and acting like charity is the only role for them. Thank you soooo much to all the workers and ASU organisers who put this together 💕💕💕💕

A very fair and understandable list of demands! Great work ASU members!

It's a poorly executed lock up. When all this is over the government needs to demolish those towers and build nicer accomodation.

Good to see ASU onto this. Thanks x

Philip

#ASUproud

I love this

✊🏼✊🏼✊🏼

Jasmine Ali Olivia Nigro Lucy Honan

I don’t feel it’s a problem, police are there in a peaceful capacity.

#ASUProud

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3 days ago

ASUVicTas

📣📣Urgent Meeting: ASU community sector members to raise concerns about the hard lockdown of public housing in Flemington & North Melbourne. Local Gov members working in this area please join and share! 📣📣

10:30 Monday 6 July
Register at link below, meeting link will be forwarded: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvdOivrj4oGdGHM5Z9vlRpw6zsXbTCqdaS

There will be many residents urgently requiring community services during the lockdown period and ASU community sector workers will provide many of these services. It’s vital that you are able to do your work as safely as possible and free from risk in a potentially volatile situation.

The ASU wants to hear from you on any concerns held and that safety measures are in place!

More info at: www.asuvictas.com.au/urgent-covid-19-public-housing-lockdown-members-meeting/
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