Last week at the Community Care delegates meeting, attendees went through what the Royal Commission into Aged Care recommendations might mean for members. While the Commonwealth Government is set to deliver their full response on May 31st, we won’t be waiting. Below is an outline of your role as delegate as part of the ASU’s Aged Care Campaign Plan.

March to April

ASU Community Care delegates WhatsApp group established

You should have either been added directly or received a text to install the app and join. Contact Tuffy for any issues. This group is to enable a rapid response to changes in the industry.

Delegates to confirm current and up to date contact details of their members.

You can email info@asuvictas.com.au to get a member list for your workplace.

Delegates to map who is left to recruit in your workplace.

You can use this resource to help you.

Delegates to lock in a workplace members meeting either online or in person by mid April.

Talk through the industry changes (refer to these speaking notes if you need to). Go through the ASU’s plan to push back. We need lists of names for who is up for visiting MP’s or Councilors, and your ideas for community pressure points to lobby or build alliances within your area. Instructions for Zoom here (link to previous zoom newsletter to delegates here – https://www.asuvictas.com.au/zoom-instructions-for-delegates/ ).

We need photos and stories of members for our social media campaign.

In uniform, without clients, celebrating the excellent work that you do.

Attend and promote the Mass Members Meeting on March 29th Monday 3.30 – 5pm.

Link to join here – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88044716070?pwd=alQzbm1MZlJhY1J0SG5kUUhvMXJ0QT09

The more of us there are the stronger we are.  Encourage colleagues to join the ASU today.  It’s easy for anyone who is not yet a member of our union to join online at www.asu.asn.au/asujoin

For further information please contact:
ASU Organiser Tuffy Morwitzer | tmorwitzer@asuvictas.com.au | 0490 450 169

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