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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2 hours ago

ASUVicTas

The Australian Electoral Commission has just declared the results of the ASU Branch elections. We are grateful for the strong support from members and honored to have been elected to lead our union forward.

Saturday’s election of the Coalition Government means we need to be prepared for another attack on working people and only increases the need for us to stick together to fight for fairer outcomes in the workplace.

Together with the newly elected Branch Executive, we will unify behind a very clear agenda which is focused on one thing only – delivering for members.

Our commitment to you is simple: We will listen to members as we build a better and stronger union, with members at the heart of everything we do.

Working with members across all industries, we’ll build a stronger and more united ASU.

Lisa Darmanin, Branch Secretary
Billy King, Branch Executive President
Michelle Jackson, Deputy Branch Secretary
Leon Wiegard, Assistant Branch Secretary
Melissa Wainwright, Assistant Branch Secretary
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Yay! Well done to all involved! Looking forward to a strong and united future for our mighty union!

Don’t thank me, I didn’t vote for you. Hope you all take note of what changes other parties wanted to bring in to assist members, particularly in regional areas. Sick of not being able to see our organiser because his area of coverage has expanded so much under the current mob

Thank God Lisa and Leon won. I worked with these two on the Metro Delegates Committee. I have total faith that they and their comrades will work to reflect the interests of members. I'm in Iran at the moment and this reaffirms my belief that workers across the must be far stronger and more focused.

Congratulations ASU United. An excellent outcome for all of us!

Well done ASU for now properly making the effort in better resourcing us members in regional Tassie.

So all challengers failed then?

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6 days ago

ASUVicTas

Federal Election Day is here comrades!
It’s our movement’s opportunity to tell the Government what we think about their abhorrent treatment of workers, substandard leadership and selling out of community standards in Aged Care education and more.
Let them know it’s time to change the rules! Change to the government to change the rules!!
#KicktheLiberalsOut
#AustraliaNeedsAPayRise
#ChangetheRulesforWorkingWomen
#ThatTimeMicheleONeilDroppedBy
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Federal Election Day is here comrades!
It’s our movement’s opportunity to tell the Government what we think about their abhorrent treatment of workers, substandard leadership and selling out of community standards in Aged Care education  and more.
Let them know it’s time to change the rules! Change to the government to change the rules!!
#KicktheLiberalsOut
#AustraliaNeedsAPayRise
#ChangetheRulesforWorkingWomen
#ThatTimeMicheleONeilDroppedBy

 

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Did it at the earliest chance I got good luck to Eric Kerr seat of Indi