Melissa Wainwright

Branch Coordinator

P: 03 9342 3443
M: 0408 384 464
E: mwainwright@asuvictas.com.au

Melissa Wainwright is a Branch Coordinator in the Servicing Team, responsible for industrial advocacy and growth in the Local Government, Social and Community Services, Energy, Water , IT and Shipping Divisions.

She first joined the Australian Services Union in 2003 as a Delegate when the Australian Services Union ran an Equal Pay campaign for Child care workers.  She joined and helped campaign for the right of all Early Childhood educators to be recognised in Enterprise Bargaining which achieved higher pay for all local government workers in the sector across the State.

Melissa became an Organiser at the ASU in 2005, and has been critical in campaigning and bargaining for improved wages and conditions.

Melissa holds a Diploma and has over 20 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education. She has been working at the ASU for over 13 years, completing her Cert 4 in Unionism at ACTU Organising Works and been a Branch Coordinator for 3 of those years.

Melissa has represented on the ASU Branch Executive by speaking at ACTU congress on the win for Equal Pay for Childcare workers, was actively involved in the ‘Your rights at work ‘ and has facilitated many ASU interest groups.

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8 hours ago

ASUVicTas

Awesome to see ASUVicTas members talking to voters about why we need to #ChangTheRules.
It's so easy to get involved. Click on this link and you're half way to being out making a difference in your community www.asuvictas.com.au/campaigns/change-the-rules-2/Who are you gonna call when you got some broken rules to change? These legends!

In the last 12 hours activists have:

- talked to voters in Heathmont, Mitcham, Box Hill, Rosebud, Geelong and Belgrave;
- called undecided voters at one of Trades Hall's famous phonebanks AND;
- turned out to an activist meeting to plan EVEN MORE events.

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Awesome to see ASUVicTas members talking to voters about why we need to #ChangTheRules. 
Its so easy to get involved. Click on this link and youre half way to being out making a difference in your community https://www.asuvictas.com.au/campaigns/change-the-rules-2/

3 days ago

ASUVicTas

Standing room only tonight as mighty ASU Tas members join with their comrades from across the northern Tas at the Launceston Change the Rules election launch. Special shout out the George Town Council Delegate Andrew Bayes up the front, geeing up the crowd. Together we will #ChangetheRules ... See MoreSee Less

Standing room only tonight as mighty ASU Tas members join with their comrades from across the northern Tas at the Launceston Change the Rules election launch. Special shout out the George Town Council Delegate Andrew Bayes up the front, geeing up the crowd. Together we will #ChangetheRules

7 days ago

ASUVicTas

Rate capping makes it hard for local government workers to get fair pay increases and threatens the services Victorians rely on every day. ASU members at Darebin City Council and Gannawarra Shire are just some of the local government workers calling on the Victorian Government to change the rules on rate capping. You can sign up to our campaign to change the rules on rate capping here: tinyurl.com/y37rorbe ... See MoreSee Less

Rate capping makes it hard for local government workers to get fair pay increases and threatens the services Victorians rely on every day. ASU members at Darebin City Council and Gannawarra Shire are just some of the local government workers calling on the Victorian Government to change the rules on rate capping. You can sign up to our campaign to change the rules on rate capping here: https://tinyurl.com/y37rorbe

 

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