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Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions

Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions

The Premier has announced a lockdown of metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from midnight tonight: The areas listed below will be required to return to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions – for the next six weeks until August 19. If you live in these locations,...
Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions

Solidarity School for union members under 30

Victorian Trades Hall Council is running an online program called solidarity School this year instead of the usual Union winter program.  This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that many people are now working from home. In a time of unprecedented change...
Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions

Voice. Treaty. Truth. Advocacy Course

Last Thursday, the ACTU launched the First Nations Workers Alliance’s “Voice. Treaty. Truth. Advocacy Course.” The course introduces the history of the First Nations peoples’ struggle, the Statement of the Heart, techniques for advocating and organising around First...
New COVID-19 tax break for working from home

New COVID-19 tax break for working from home

COVID-19 has seen lots of us working from home for the first time. The good news is that the tax office is making it easier to claim the cost of working from home during the pandemic. If you’ve been working from home because of the Coronavirus pandemic, instead of...
What is Super Guarantee?

What is Super Guarantee?

For most of us, our super will be one of our largest assets so it’s important to be aware of what you’re entitled to. And since the total Australian Superannuation assets equalled $2.7 trillion at the end of the March 2020 quarter1, it pays to pay attention. How much...