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Hobsons Bay CC – Negotiations to Re-start in June

It took another trip to the Fair Work Commission but the ASU has finally got a commitment from ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2020 Collective Agreement Bargaining Update

In 2018 the outcome of an extensive bargaining process achieved many significant improvements ... read more

Quantum Support Services – Urgent Update on Flexi-Time

Quantum Support Services is still refusing to honour Flexi-Time arrangements, for some staff, ... read more

Kingborough Council Attempts to Postpone Bargaining

The ASU is angry at Council’s unilateral decision to postpone bargaining until early 2021 and ... read more

170 people already supported your bid to get the retention bonus!

The ASU megaphone petition calling on Minister Colbeck to ensure all CHSP home carers received ... read more

Mass Member Meeting at Shepparton – Worker’s rights at risk!

The Government recently announced changes to the notification period for variations of ... read more

Foundation House Important EA Update and Survey

After considerable success, the ASU bargaining team are close to finalising bargaining with ... read more

GREAT WIN for ASU members at CoPP

CoPP has confirmed that it is ditching its proposed roster of 20.8 FTE and working towards ... read more

Southern Midlands Council – Agreement Variation Request

As many of you are aware Southern Midlands Council has approached the union regarding your ... read more

Out of Home Care Update

The ASU has been working with members across Out of Home Care (OoHC) on issues relating to ... read more

VicRoads Return to Service & Agency Conversion

RETURN TO SERVICE Following on from our Zoom Members Meeting on Monday night, ASU ... read more

Berry Street – Open Place / RAV Update

The ASU has had numerous exchanges with Berry Street HR and management in relation to the ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Information Centre Closures

We understand that you have now received a communication from Council in relation to the ... read more

Anglicare Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

SAVE THE DATE: Tasmanian Members Forum

The Australian Services Union will be holding an online member meeting for all ASU members in ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Member Update

Recently you were told by Maribyrnong management that changes to accrued days off and time in ... read more

Vote “No” To Very Special Kids Proposed Wage Freeze

The ASU is concerned that Very Special Kids (VSK) plan to put a wage freeze to a vote. The Very read more

City of Yarra ASU members push for casual redeployment

You may have heard that 442 casuals have been stood down by City of Yarra. Councils have been ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire HACC – Your job, your future

The Australian Services Union will be holding a meeting to discuss Mornington Shire Council’s ... read more

EACH Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Women’s Minister Speaks to Us: Once in a lifetime opportunity to gain workplace equality!

Victorian Minister for Women, Gabrielle Williams was due to speak at our Women’s Conference to ... read more

Anchor Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Wathaurong: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment Meeting

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding the need to ... read more

Libraries Meeting Tomorrow at 12.30pm

By now you’ll know that the State Government has announced that libraries will be allowed to ... read more

Banyule CC – ASU Meeting This Thursday

A meeting will be held this Thursday to discuss the issues affecting members of Banyule City ... read more

Easing Restrictions: What does it mean for you? Tips & Report Back to Members

Schools start returning this week and restrictions are slowly being relaxed. The Victorian ... read more

$600 aged care retention bonus not for everyone?

The ASU has written to Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck to demand the Retention Bonus for read more

Cardinia SC – Bargaining Update

Your union, the ASU, is proud to announce that we are meeting your employer on Wednesday 27th ... read more

BSL – KPI Working Group Update

Acting on an ASU request, the KPI working group recently reconvened to discuss workload issues. read more

Services & Facilities to Re-Open Monday 1 June

Yesterday the Premier announced the limited re-opening of libraries, leisure centres (swimming ... read more

Libraries Are Able To Open On Monday 1 June

Yesterday the Premier announced the limited re-opening of libraries from Monday 1 June. We are ... read more

City of Port Phillip ASU Library Member Meeting

ASU officials and delegates have been in discussions with your management regarding ... read more

CoPP Childrens Services ASU and Management Meeting

ASU delegates and Organiser Hayley Davis met with Children Services management on Friday to ... read more

Berry St Voting to commence soon – it’s time to have your say

Berry St ASU delegates have worked hard to negotiate a new Enterprise Agreement that upholds ... read more

ASU Meetings at Southern Midlands Council

The ASU has received a proposal from Southern Midlands Council in relation to your Enterprise ... read more

Australian Services Union Meetings – GCC Wage freezes

The ASU will be holding the following meetings for members. These meetings will be to discuss ... read more

Navigating the New Normal

ASU Delegates & HSR’s have met over the last week to discuss the challenges of re-opening ... read more

Where’s my $600 retention bonus?

The ASU has written to Minister Colbeck about guaranteeing the Retention Bonus for all aged ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Home Care Meetings

The ASU is contacting you to ensure that you have had an opportunity to hear information on the read more

Zero wage increase at Glenorchy City Council?

As many of you are aware Glenorchy City Council has outlined an intention to delay enterprise ... read more

Should Drive Tests Resume: Urgent Response Required

The State Government is planning to bring back drive tests as soon as it is safe to do so, and ... read more

ASU Update For Eastern Regional Libraries

Based on the serious concerns of ASU members, the union raised a dispute with Eastern Regional ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Council meeting Outcome on Children’s Service Policy Review

At last night’s Council meeting, officers presented a recommendation to defer the ... read more

Local Government Delegates & HSR’s Zoom Meeting

Yesterday we held a great meeting for Delegates and HSR’s with 100 participants. Unfortunately, read more

What MPSC haven’t told you

The first of several ASU consultations with MPSC Aged and Disability support staff was held ... read more

Hume Children’s Services ASU Member Meeting

The ASU has been in touch with delegates and management to get feedback on how Council are ... read more

Malop Street Bullying Update & Tips for Responding to Bullying

The ASU has for some months been trying to get BCYF management to agree to meet with ASU ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Bargaining update

After extensive consultation with ASU members & delegates the ASU has compiled your log of ... read more

Brimbank CC – In-Home Aged Care Transition Update

Last week the Australian Services Union wrote to Brimbank City Council about their proposal to ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Important ASU Advice On Disputed Roster Changes

Following the library members meeting today, the ASU has spoken to Council this afternoon about read more

149 Casuals at Shepparton likely to be eligible for permanent roles

Since the last update to members, which included figures provided by Council showing that 348 ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU and HACSU met with Anglicare on Thursday 7 May to further discuss your 2020 Enterprise ... read more

ASU meeting for MPSC Aged and Disability staff on proposed contract

The ASU has been in discussions with your employer over the last twelve months to maintain ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Wyndham City Council

ASU members Racheal Spearman and Clare Noonan have formally nominated to become ASU delegates ... read more

ASU City of Port Phillip Library Member meeting Update

The ASU will be holding a member meeting for library members next week to provide a report back read more

Port Phillip CC – Children’s Services Member Meeting Update

Last night ASU members in Children’s Services met to discuss how centres are managing ... read more

Greater Shepparton City Council – 2020 Enterprise Agreement 12 month Extension Update

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown situation, and the uncertainty of the next few months, I have met ... read more

New ASU Delegate Elected at Wyndham City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU member Taufiq Ahmed has now been formally elected as ... read more

ASU Update On Reopening Libraries and Helping Other Library Members

On Tuesday your library delegates met to discuss what’s happening around the State and the next read more

Clarence City Council offers 0% wage increase – ASU Mass Meeting

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari, along with the ASU’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, ... read more

Easing Restrictions – What does it mean to you? Zoom Sessions 20 & 21 May

Easing of restrictions has been announced by the Premier, but what does this mean for community read more

CoGG Update: Forced Leave & EBA – Rights, Responsibilities and Rumours

Enterprise Agreement Negotiations The latest discussions around your EBA have involved looking ... read more

Wathaurong ASU Member Meeting: JobKeeper

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding Wathaurong ... read more

Home Care Delegates Meeting on Retention Bonus

Our next home care delegates meeting will be taking place on: DATE: Wednesday 20 May TIME: 5pm ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Library Members Update

ASU officials and delegates have been in discussions with your management to identify further ... read more

CHSP transition news and member survey

The Australian Services Union has been invited by Brimbank to advance the members preference on read more

Brotherhood of St Laurence – ASU Member Meetings: ADOs, KPIs & Job Keeper

The ASU was successful in having BSL agree to implement a trial of monthly ADOs for full-time ... read more

ASU Home Care Members Update

ASU home care delegates from across the State joined our online network meeting to discuss ... read more

Good Shepherd – Enterprise Agreement Update

With the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all parties agreed in mid-March to put a hold on ... read more

Local Government Delegates & HSR’s Zoom Meeting

A meeting will be held to discuss the future easing of COVID-19 restrictions. DATE: Tuesday 19 ... read more

ASU Mass Meeting: Northern Midland Council – Proposed 2020 0% Wage increase

The ASU will be holding a mass meeting for ASU members and non-members via video conference and read more

ASU Mass Meeting at Hobart City Council

The ASU will be holding a mass meeting via video conference (with teleconference dial-in also ... read more

Update on ERL’s decision to reduce hours and pay

Following on from the members meeting yesterday and subsequent discussions following requests ... read more

Moira Shire Council EA Update and Survey

Moira Shire had agreed to a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for an extension of the current ... read more

Library Lockdown Survey

Yesterday we conducted a survey on whether libraries should re-open or not. We had a 30% ... read more

ASU library delegates meeting

The ASU will be holding a Library Delegates meeting on Tuesday 12 May. Please attend to discuss read more

ermha 365 Members Meetings 20 & 21 May

ASU membership at ermha365 has been steadily growing. Along with that members are now ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Have you lost overtime?

The ASU has received information that overtime is being changed, without proper consultation. ... read more

ASU Members Round the Grounds at Wyndham City Council

COVID-19 Your ASU Industry Organiser and Campaign Organiser have been meeting with your ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The Australian Services Union is recommending that everyone vote yes to extending your current ... read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Children’s Services Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member’s meeting for Early Childhood Educators at the City of ... read more

Should Libraries Re-Open: Urgent Response Required

The current restriction on public libraries opening to the public ends at midnight on Monday 11 read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Covid-19 update May 2020

ASU Office and Delegates attended CoM staff consultation Committee Wednesday 6 May. The CEO ... read more

HACC Members Meeting at Wyndham City Council

The ASU will be holding a management-approved paid meeting for HACC members to provide an ... read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Children Services Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member’s meeting for Early Childhood Educators at the City of Port ... read more

New COVID-19 Industrial relations framework for State Public Sector

The State Government today announced a new IR framework to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 ... read more

Melbourne Water – ASU Member Enterprise Agreement Vote

Bargaining and drafting has finally concluded for the new Melbourne Water Enterprise Agreement. read more

Uniting Job Keeper Application Request

The ASU has been notified by members that Uniting sent an urgent email to all Uniting staff ... read more

Wathaurong: COVID-19 Working from Home Monitoring

The ASU has been attempting to engage with WAC regarding COVID-19 and working from home issues ... read more

ASU media release – Treasurer Tim Pallas Abandons Casual Council Workers

The Andrews Government has abandoned casual local government workers who are out of work due to read more

VicRoads – Update On Salary Maintenance – Reduced workload

The ASU has reached agreement with VicRoads about the provision of salary maintenance to staff ... read more

Sacred Heart Mission – Reduction of Hours Consultation

Yesterday, Sacred Heart Mission notified the ASU that they have commenced consultation with ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Library Member Update

Yesterday, ASU Officials and Reps met with Council to discuss the proposed reduction in library read more

ASU All Maribyrnong Employees Meeting

We’re getting in contact to update you on the 150 staff that Maribyrnong Council terminated in ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park – Conservation Jobs Protected

Congratulations to our members at Phillip Island Nature Park. Your vital work in conservation ... read more

Incolink – ASU Meeting With Incolink Management Tomorrow

The ASU has been contacted by management at Incolink who have requested to meet the ASU to ... read more

Central Coast Council Updates

During these unprecedented times and as we continue to move forward into the ‘unknown’, we ... read more

Eastern Regional Libraries – Reduction of Hours and Pay

The ASU has been advised that Eastern Region Libraries management has started to send letters ... read more

Open Place ASU members meeting

DHHS recently announced Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) will be the new provider of Open read more

Citywide Update May 2020

ASU Organiser and Delegates have been engaging in ongoing discussions with management in regard read more

SCHDS Award Update – ASU Applies for COVID-19 Care Allowance

Disability workers have a challenging job at the best of times, but it’s twice as hard during ... read more

New ASU Delegate is Formally Elected at Stonnington City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU members Hugh McKinnon and Dalique Knight have now been ... read more

ASU Early Learning Educator Delegate Meeting Update

On Thursday night delegates in Early Learning across local government met via Microsoft Teams ... read more

Glenelg Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU had started the process of bargaining for your next enterprise agreement at Glenelg ... read more

Corangamite Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU had started the process of bargaining for your next enterprise agreement at Corangamite read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Update For Library Members

Yesterday the ASU was informed by Council that they had determined to reduce library services ... read more

TasNetworks Enterprise Agreement Ballot Disappointment

As you may be aware voting for your new Enterprise Agreement closed on Wednesday. ... read more

Update: Roster Changes at Uniting Residential Units

Further to the newsletter circulated earlier this week, ASU delegate and HSR, Dean Barnett, and read more

Anglicare Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU, HASCU and ANMF will be meeting with Anglicare next Thursday 7 May to further discuss ... read more

Unpaid Wages Recovered

ASU members at a southern Tasmanian council have received significant amounts of back pay for ... read more

Delegate Profile – Shaun Minehan, Kingborough Council

Sean Minehan has been employed at Kingborough Council for 16 years and has been a proud ASU ... read more

Workplace Safety Wins for Out of Home Care Workers

During this unprecedented time, ASU members who work in Out of Home Care have faced issues ... read more

JobKeeper update for members

For the last three weeks, the ASU along with other Australian unions have been campaigning ... read more

ASU continued representation of members in reportable conduct investigations

ASU members in residential out of home care, and other roles with children and young people in ... read more

Water Industry Update

Back in late March, the Australian Services Union wrote to all public sector water authorities, read more

Public Sector Entitlements

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing big changes at public sector workplaces across Victoria. And ... read more

Energy Industry Update

All, in all, Australian Services Union members in the energy sector have fared quite well ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – A Clear Mandate For Formal Action On EBA

After HBCC CEO Aaron van Egmond wrote to the ASU on 17 April 2020 advising that “…management ... read more

The Fight Continues In Local Government

As members throughout local government would know, the ASU launched campaign efforts to ensure ... read more

Retaining jobs in local government

Some local government employers are doing everything they can to support their communities by ... read more

When things are tough the ASU is by your side

The ASU is a union of workers that support each other to get real change in the workplace or ... read more

Citipower Powercor Update and Survey

Following on from a pause in negotiations while Citipower-Powercor assessed its financial ... read more

Is your employer naughty or nice?

Across Victorian local government, some councils are what they can to keep workers employed. ... read more

Mind Australia Changes – Ensure Your Voice Is Heard

Your ASU representatives have been advised that MIND is in the process of some major changes. ... read more

Qantas – ASU wins on payroll, stand-downs! But still lots more to do & fix

ASU members want Qantas to pay them the right amount and on time. How hard can it be? But many ... read more

Derwent Valley Council – Members in Child Care Receive Back Pay

The ASU have been in conversation with Derwent Valley Council’s executive management team for ... read more

ASU City of Port Phillip Member Update

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been meeting regularly to discuss how members are managing ... read more

ASU Home Care Delegates Meeting

ASU members have made some good progress on their claims for improved consultation and safety. ... read more

QVM COVID-19 Update

The ASU and your delegates met with QVM last Friday 24 April to discuss the present COVID-19 ... read more

Wyndham City Council Members Meeting

Last week the Federal Government announced changes to Enterprise Agreements that will allow ... read more

Roster Changes at Uniting Residential Units

The ASU has been made aware that Uniting is proposing to make changes to rosters in the RESI ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Mass Member Meeting

We’re getting in contact with you because your union delegates have organised a mass member ... read more

Stonnington City Council Stand Downs

The Stonnington City Council announcement that 246 employees have been stood down which ... read more

City of Port Phillip Mass Member Meeting

Last week the Government announced changes to Enterprise Agreements that will allow employers ... read more

Salvation Army JobKeeper Update

The ASU has been made aware that The Salvation Army is applying for the federal government’s ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at City of Port Phillip

ASU member Nabil Aklan formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at City of Port Phillip in ... read more

HBCC leadership too busy to resolve EBA dispute

The ASU has been pushing HBCC leadership to meet with us about finalising the EBA dispute that ... read more

GRLC must support casual workers

Casual staff are critical to the success of Geelong Regional Library Corporation. Every day, ... read more

Melbourne CC – COVID-19 update April 2020

The ASU and your Delegates attended a CoM Staff Consultative Committee last Thursday 23 April. ... read more

Burnie CC – ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update

All ASU members at Burnie CC are invited to attend our next paid time ASU meeting via Zoom (or ... read more

City of Melbourne OCS members COVID-19 update

OSC Members who are taking up the secondment with DHHS The ASU has requested further ... read more

Quantum Support Services Update on Flexi-Time

Flexi-Time While Working From Home Following on from the newsletter sent yesterday, the ASU has read more

Stand downs at Maroondah City Council

Maroondah City Council’s announcement that dozens of workers will be stood down is a terrible ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Stonnington City Council

ASU members Hugh McKinnon and Dalique Knight have formally nominated to become ASU delegates at read more

Kingston City Council JobKeeper Program Update

Hopefully, you are aware that the ASU has been in discussions with Kingston City Council ... read more

COVID-19 DHHS Community Sector Guidance Material

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing so much or our work and private lives to be turned upside ... read more

Quantum Support Services – Update on Flexible Hours and Call for More Delegates

Flexible Hours while Working from Home The ASU has been made aware that Quantum Support ... read more

City of Whittlesea COVID-19 Update Flexible working Guidelines

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been in discussions with management regarding Flexible ... read more

Hume City Council Members COVID-19 Update

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been meeting regularly to discuss how members are managing ... read more

Leisure Services Delegates Employment Security Under COVID-19

The Australian Services Union writes to you in support during this difficult period of ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update

All ASU members at Burnie CC are invited to attend an important paid time ASU meeting via Zoom ... read more

Stand-downs at Whitehorse Manningham Libraries

The Whitehorse Manningham Libraries announcement that dozens of workers will be stood-down is a read more

Stand-downs at Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse City Council’s announcement that dozens of workers will be stood-down is a terrible ... read more

Children’s Services delegates and members meeting

Childcare delegates across local government are invited to a meeting via Microsoft Teams for ... read more

Melbourne City Council Casual Conversion

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council 3-month delay proposed for EBA

Moonee Valley City Council management has proposed a 3-month ‘pause’ for the EBA bargaining ... read more

VicRoads Update

Salary Maintenance (Special Leave) To Commence As advised last week, VicRoads are set to ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Wyndham City Council

ASU member Sherri Sparrow has formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Wyndham City ... read more

Childcare Meeting Followup – Feeback Needed

At the last Children’s Services Meeting, members and delegates agreed that we need to have a ... read more

Shepparton City Council Casual Conversion

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Yarra City Council

ASU member Kate Patena has formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Yarra City Council. ... read more

New ASU Delegates Elected at Yarra City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU members Eugenio Torcasio and Linden Jesensek have now ... read more

Community Sector COVID-19 Working From Home

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of you are now working from home. Last week ... read more

Maribyrnong Council in the media for all the wrong reasons

Last week we met with union members who had been terminated by Maribyrnong Council without ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update

All ASU members at Burnie CC are invited to attend an important paid time ASU meeting via Zoom ... read more

Delegate and HSR Zoom Meeting Rescheduled

The Zoom meeting for Delegates & HSR’s that was proposed for 3pm on Wednesday has been ... read more

Charting a future for Australian aviation – ASU co-hosts aviation forum to plan for long-term future of industry

On Friday 17 April, the Australian Services Union co-hosted with the Transport Workers Union an read more

COVID-19 DHHS Mental Health and AOD Workforce Reference Group

The Victorian Department of Health & Human Services is setting up a reference group to deal read more

City of Greater Geelong Update on Leisure & Recreation

You would be aware that the ASU and CoGG have been locked in negotiations for weeks about the ... read more

Moorabool SC – Council renegs on pay offer

The ASU was informed yesterday that council is withdrawing its offer of a salary increase of 2% read more

Advice regarding the proposed Kingston JobKeeper program

As you are aware City of Kingston management rolled out their proposed Kingston JobKeeper ... read more

Geelong CC – Councillors do the right thing, then say the WRONG thing

At a Community Focus Council Meeting on 14 April a proposal was put before Councillors to ... read more

Thanks to ASU Home Care Delegates!

Thanks again to everyone who made the Valuing Care under COVID 19 delegates meeting on April ... read more

What will happen if VicRoads sites shut down?

The Department of Transport is preparing advice for VicRoads in the event that sites shut down ... read more

Berry Street Enterprise Agreement – Update & Survey

The ASU hopes members at Berry St are safe and well at this challenging time. Berry St ... read more

South Gippsland SC – Maintenance Allowance Win For Parks and Garden Staff

Your ASU Delegate at the Leongatha Depot, Gary Beard, has stood up for members in the Parks ... read more

Cardinia Shire’s Proposal To Delay Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

Australian Services Union representatives met with the Cardinia bargaining team on Wednesday 8 ... read more

Out of Home Care – What Happens Next? We Want to Hear from You!

The ASU has been contacted by members across Out of Home Care (OoHC) from a range of workplaces read more

HSRs and Delegates – Coronavirus Action Plan

Last week we held our first Zoom meetings for HSR’s & Delegates in Local Government. One of read more

Hume City Council COVID-19 update

The ASU and your delegates have been having meaningful consultation and negotiations with Hume ... read more

City of Melbourne COVID-19 update

ASU Officers and Delegates attended the CoM staff consultation Committee last Tuesday 7 April. ... read more

Staying safe when working at home or outside your home

For most people, the way we work is different from how it was just a month ago. Through this ... read more

VicRoads EA9 – Job Security Must Come First

VicRoads management has again sought to gain ASU agreement on a one year ‘rollover’ of EA8 with read more

CoGG meets some of ASU demands around leisure staff

After strong pressure from the ASU and local State and Federal Labor MPs in Geelong who ... read more

Community Sector Zoom info session: Working from Home

As we all get used to work and life during the coronavirus pandemic many ASU members in the ... read more

VicRoads – COVID-19 UPDATE: Undue Hardship Drive Tests & Flex Time

UNDUE HARDSHIP DRIVE TESTS Limited numbers of compassionate grounds drive tests are set to ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement and COVID-19

We wanted to provide members with an update in relation to bargaining for your Enterprise ... read more

WRAW (Women’s Rights At Work) CHAT

The Women and Equality team at Victorian Trades Hall Council is holding an online discussion on read more

City West Water ASU Member COVID-19 Update

ASU Officials and committed Delegates have been in communication with CWW Management, as we all read more

Geelong CC – Update on CoGG stand-downs

Did you see the Geelong Advertiser yesterday? Your employer was featured for standing down ... read more

Maribyrnong Urgent Zoom Meeting Re: Dismissals

Over the weekend we received correspondence from our members that Maribyrnong has dismissed a ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update No 2 @ Yarra City Council

Big thank you to all of your feedback and for attending the rounds of scheduled meetings to ... read more

Important action for Health & Safety Representatives and Delegates

The ASU has developed a Coronavirus Action Plan and there is an important role for HSR’s and ... read more

ASU Update – Anglicare Members

During this unprecedented time, a number of issues have faced Anglicare residential and refuge ... read more

Local Government Jobs Matter

The COVID-19 pandemic is having very real impacts on all parts of Australia. Every local ... read more

Moorabool SC – Notice Of Change – Customer Service Restructure

The ASU has been notified of proposed restructure at Moorabool Shire Council. These changes ... read more

Geelong CC – State & Federal MPs support ASU call to reinstate stood down workers

Last week, ASU Officers spoke with a number of Geelong State and Federal MPs about the harsh ... read more

Fair Work Commission says: ‘Time to talk to all the unions together Qantas’’

On 2 April 2020, your ASU was in the Fair Work Commission arguing our case for stood down ... read more

Ballarat CC – Additional Special Leave & ASU Recommendations To Be Implemented

Today Council confirmed it would provide Additional Special Leave Arrangements for employees ... read more

Golden Plains Shire Council Bargaining update

After extensive consultation with ASU members & delegates the ASU has compiled your log of ... read more

In-home aged care – delegates claims for employers

Recently in-home aged care delegates came together for an urgent discussion on how to unite ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council EA Update

Your union is working hard to make sure that workers in East Gippsland get the support you need read more

City of Hume COVID-19 Stand-down update April 2020

Reprieve for Hume City Council Workers until 14 April 2020 ASU officials, along with the ... read more

COVID19 information and 2-Min Issues Survey

The ASU office has been fielding many calls and emails about COVID19 related issues at ... read more

Enterprise Bargaining During COVID-19

Many of Tasmania’s local government enterprise agreements are due to expire at the end of this ... read more

Citipower/Powercor Update

Following a meeting with local representatives from all three unions last week, the unions had ... read more

ASU Local Government Delegates COVID-19 Briefing

The situation for ASU members at work is changing quickly, and daily. We’ve called this ... read more

Greater Geelong – ASU Update on CoGG Stand-Downs

On Tuesday, members who had been stood down without pay by the City of Greater Geelong held an ... read more

Important – Community Sector Guides: COVID-19

Community sector workers are performing critical work in the face of a challenge unlike any ... read more

Childcare – Outcome from Zoom Meeting

On Tuesday night over 30 Childcare Educators across local government met via Zoom to discuss ... read more

NHVR ASU Log of claims – Have your Say!

ASU delegates at NHVR have developed a draft Log of Claims for your new Enterprise Agreement. ... read more

YMCA Moreland Urgent Zoom Meeting

Recently, the YMCA Moreland stood down their staff without pay as centres were forced to close. read more

Out of Home Care COVID-19 Update

ASU delegates and Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) have been working hard to ascertain ... read more

Ballarat CC – Update After Central Consultative Forum

ASU delegates on the Central Consultative Forum met with Council today in accordance with the ... read more

Hume City Council COVID-19 Update April 2020

Shame on Hume City Council Hume City Council leadership should be ashamed of themselves; they ... read more

Wellington SC – Your union is working hard for you during these difficult times.

ASU Delegates & Organisers have been negotiating improvements to everyone’s wages and ... read more

HACC/DCW services Hume City Council April 2020

ASU members have been raising some concerns regarding being approached by HCC management in the read more

Tasmanian Local Government Update

The Australian Services Union welcomes the JobKeeper (wage subsidy) payment as a positive step ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Members update

COVID 19 ASU members can rest assured we are constructively working with Council in relation to read more

Tasmania, we’re by your side

Members of the Australian Services Union fill critical roles in the delivery of essential ... read more

Tasmanian workplace Win for workers

The Australian Services Union always fights for the inclusion of robust Dispute Settlement ... read more

No To Violence – Workplace Culture

The ASU takes this opportunity to thank members that participated in the recent ASU member ... read more

SACS Wrap-up

ASU members provide services that our community needs every day and are on the frontline of our read more

Ermha Update

As pandemic measures are put in place across our communities, delegates at Ermha have reported ... read more

We’re by your side

Members of the Australian Services Union fill critical roles in the delivery of essential ... read more

A workplace Win for workers

The Australian Services Union has been actively engaging with employers in all industries to ... read more

ASU Keeping Members In Work

Last weekend our union was in the Fair Work Commission to stop hundreds of members being stood ... read more

Local Government Update – April 2020

Members of the Australian Services Union who work in local government are stepping up and ... read more

Valuing Care under COVID 19 : meeting link and instructions.

To prepare for our delegates meeting Valuing Care under COVID 19 by teleconference tomorrow ... read more

City of Geelong Zoom Meeting Tonight

Many of you have contacted us about news that Geelong plans to stand down over 500 of its ... read more

Coronavirus ASU Community Sector Member Meeting

For a few months now ASU community sector members have been meeting on the first Wednesday of ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

Your union is working hard to represent you during these tough times. Your Enterprise agreement read more

VicRoads – ASU Secures COVID19 Special Leave for Agency/Labour Hire Staff

We are pleased to advise that we have reached agreement with VicRoads and Department of ... read more

Yarra CC – A SMALL WIN, BUT A LONG WAY TO GO

The ASU has been fighting for job security for casual and labour hire staff at Yarra City ... read more

Local Government Update & Campaign for Wage Subsidy

ASU members in local government provide the services that the community relies on every day. ... read more

Update & Campaign for Wage Subsidy

Members of the Australian Services Union deliver the services Australians rely on every day.  ... read more

ASU Campaign for Wage Subsidies during COVID-19

For many of you work will have changed in many ways and the impacts of COVID-19 on Tasmania are read more

Delegates and HSRs update: ASU Letter to Local Government Sector Employers

On Friday, ASU Branch Secretary Lisa Darmanin wrote to every employer in the local government ... read more

Ballarat CC – Paid Special Leave and Consultation On Stand-Downs

On Saturday afternoon, ASU representatives and your delegates participated in a Fair Work ... read more

Ballarat CC – Urgent Fair Work Commission Conference Tomorrow

The ASU was involved in a Fair Work Commission hearing this morning, an arbitration will be ... read more

Important Actions for SACS ASU Delegates and HSR’s

Please note we are postponing the Save Equal Pay Committee Meeting scheduled for 6:00 Wednesday read more

Important Actions for ASU Workplace Delegates and Health & Safety Representatives

ASU members provide the services that our community needs every day and are on the frontline of read more

Library Delegate Important Update

It has been a huge week for library staff, and you have all been inspirational throughout this ... read more

Merri Health Consultation regarding working arrangements and COVID-19

As you may be aware, many SACS employers are putting in place working arrangements as a result ... read more

Valuing Care under COVID-19

Aged care workers across the sector are facing unprecedented times and workers caring for the ... read more

Ballarat CC – ASU takes City of Ballarat to Fair Work Commission

ASU Branch Secretary Lisa Darmanin along workplace delegates held discussions with a City of ... read more

Campaspe Shire Council COVID-19 Update

The ASU has received numerous calls from members regarding their safety concerns and the lack ... read more

Important actions for Health & Safety Representatives

ASU members provide the services that the community needs every day and are on the frontline of read more

ASU COVID-19 Update – Anglicare Tasmania

These are challenging times without a doubt. As always the ASU team in Tasmania are actively ... read more

City of Ballarat COVID-19 Update

In what can only be described as a confounding series of events, City of Ballarat directors and read more

Rate Relief or Council Jobs?

Early this week we had grave concerns after both Liberal and Labor parties were advocating for ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Shepparton City Council

ASU member Chris Rumsey formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Shepparton City Council read more

Early Learning Funding and COVID-19 update

The ASU is actively advocating for government support to ensure Early Learning Centre staff are read more

Gippsland Shared Services Update

The ASU has had monthly teleconferences with representatives from the 4 councils that are part ... read more

Qantas – It’s Time to pay our outstanding bonuses

Yesterday the ASU sent a letter to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce calling for the payment of the ... read more

COVID-19 Update – Drive Tests to Cease!

Health and Safety Reps across VicRoads have issued numerous Provisional Improvement ... read more

COVID-19 creates uncertainty for casuals at Yarra City Council

Years of underfunding and cost-shifting by the state and federal governments, together with ... read more

Building Services Members Zoom Meeting

Many of you have now completed the building department staff survey sent out by the ASU. Your ... read more

Libraries COVID-19 Update

Recently your library delegates came together for an urgent discussion on how to move forward ... read more

Children’s Services and Covid-19 update

The ASU has been reaching out to councils and delegates to learn how councils are managing ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Greater Shepparton City Council

ASU member Stephen Hastings formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Greater Shepparton ... read more

VICROADS COVID-19 UPDATE

The ASU was astonished to learn this morning that VicRoads management is continuing with ... read more

Library Delegates Online Meting

The urgent library delegates online meeting is happening tonight at 6pm. Please disregard the ... read more

In-home Aged Care and Covid-19

The ASU has been in touch with ASU members who work in aged care and with management to learn ... read more

Community Sector COVID-19 Rescue Package Advocacy!

Hot off the press: the ASU and Councils of Social Service (COSS) Network are calling on the ... read more

Hume Children’s Services and Covid-19 update

The ASU have been in touch with delegates and management to get feedback on how Council are ... read more

Local Government COVID-19 update

The impending COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in our lifetime. We will all need to make ... read more

Greater Shepparton City Council Children’s Services and Covid-19 update

The ASU has been in touch with members and management to learn how Council is managing their ... read more

Greater Shepparton CC – Children’s Services and Covid-19 update

The ASU has been in touch with members and management to learn how Council is managing their ... read more

VicRoads – COVID-19 UPDATE

The ASU wrote to VicRoads on Monday raising a number of concerns in relation to the COVID-19 ... read more

Derwent Valley Council – Delegate Elections

At Derwent Valley Council we expect there to be a period of significant change coming. The ASU ... read more

Mission Australia – Underpayment and Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Update

Last week  the ASU met with Ben Carblis (Executive for Community, Family and Children’s ... read more

Qantas – Updates for Qantas Contact Centre Members

These are unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly. Unfortunately this is not ... read more

Vote No to Zinfra’s Dodgy Agreement

Members by now would be aware of Zinfra circulating information about a $1000 sign-on bonus. It read more

Library staff must be supported during Covid-19 related closures

The current health situation around Covid-19 is causing uncertainty for many library employees, read more

Moyne Shire Council Crisis on the Frontline Campaign Meetings Cancelled

The ASU was set to hold members meetings at Moyne Shire Council about our Crisis on the ... read more

EBA & ASU member meetings on hold at CoGG

On Tuesday 17 March the ASU met with CoGG representatives and officials from other Unions to ... read more

Crisis on the Frontline Waste & Recycling Announcement

Following our recent newsletter that the ASU welcomes the States investment of $129 million in ... read more

Banyule City Council EA Update

The ASU is seeking final feedback from members on your draft log of claims to make the Banyule ... read more

VicRoads Update – COVID 19, FairWork Application, and Bargaining Update

COVID 19 The ASU has written to VicRoads Management raising a number of concerns and seeking to read more

Mildura RC – ASU Members’ Meetings

Last week we updated you on the ASU’s contemning efforts to communicate with the CEO about ... read more

Yarra City Council CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Excessive use of labour hire

We wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about the excessive use of Labour Hire at Yarra City ... read more

Hobsons Bay – An emphatic NO to management’s EBA offer

Last week staff across Hobsons Bay City Council backed what the ASU has been telling management read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Whitehorse City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Moyne Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Kids First

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

DVC Child Care Underpayment – Investigations Continue

The ASU’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, met with Amanda McCall earlier this week to read more

VicRoads EA9 Paid Time Meetings: Dromana, Warragul & Seymour

The ASU will be holding another round of paid time members meetings over the next fortnight, to read more

Mitchell Shire Council EA Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid members’ meeting to discuss councils’ position and offer ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at YSAS

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at NEAMI

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Unison

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Committee Meeting

Momentum around the save equal pay campaign is really building and we are seeing more and more ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Salvation Army

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Qantas EBA 12 Bulletin #2

ASU members across Australia have overwhelmingly endorsed the ASU’s EBA 12 claim after ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 MEMBERS MEETINGS

The ASU will be holding another round of paid time members meetings over the next fortnight, to read more

Do you manage waste or recycling contracts?

Last year the Legislative Council released the final report into recycling and waste ... read more

Mildura City Council – ASU Member Meetings Next Week

The ASU has been made aware of serious issues at Mildura Rural City Council ranging from ... read more

Hume CC – Visits to Childrens’ Services

The ASU will be visiting Hume City Council childcare centres to provide information to staff on read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Unison

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Southern Tasmanian Members Forum

ASU members are invited to our next Southern Tasmanian Members Forum for ASU members being held read more

City of Melbourne ASU members EA update March 2020

ASU Officials and Delegates attended EA meeting number 11 of round 2 of bargaining on Thursday ... read more

Save Equal Pay Committee Newsletter

It was so great to see you all at the Save Equal Pay committee meeting on Wednesday night.  We ... read more

Save Equal Pay Morning Tea Briefing at Migrant Resource Centre Hobart

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

VicRoads EA9 Paid Time Members Meetings

The ASU will be holding another round of paid time members meetings over the next fortnight, to read more

Crisis on the Frontline Waste & Recycling Announcement

The ASU welcomes the States investment of $129 million of funding, in response to the recycling read more

Citipower/Powercor Protected Action Ballot

Members would be aware that voting for the Protected Action Ballot has opened and will close on read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council Basic change notification

The ASU has been notified of a proposed change to Yarra Ranges Shire Council, Community and ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Youth Projects CBD

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Merri Outreach Support Service

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Shepparton CC – Call for ASU delegate nominations

With enterprise agreement negotiations approaching, it’s never been a more important time for ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Enterprise Agreement Update

Following the completion of negotiations late last year, your new enterprise agreement has now ... read more

Huon Valley Council Enterprise Agreement report back meetings

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be holding meetings across Council to provide feedback from ... read more

Huon Valley Council – Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding meetings across Council to provide feedback from ... read more

North West/South West Delegates Network

Your first NW/SW Delegates Network Meeting for 2020 is quickly approaching As per the motion ... read more

ASU Member EA Update: Berry Street

Your ASU delegates Helen Micallef and Brianna Stevenson along with ASU officials have continued read more

Crisis on the Frontline

Over the last few weeks, ASU members who work as Municipal Building Surveyors met with the ... read more

How does MPSC’s Home Care proposal impact on you?

The ASU has been pursuing MPSC management for answers to a number of questions about the ... read more

ASU Member Meetings Schedule – CoGG EBA

As you may be aware, due to the large number of meetings that will take place around EBA ... read more

Southern Midlands Council – ASU Log of Claims meetings

Please come along to ASU member meetings to discuss the ASU’s Log of Claims for upcoming ... read more

ASU Tasmanian Women’s Update

Unions Tasmania has an extensive program of events for women throughout the year. After a ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Mayor Accused of Misuse of Office

The mayor of Glamorgan Spring Bay Council may soon come under intense scrutiny for using ... read more

Delegate Profile: James Mackay

My name is James Mackay and I have been a member of the Municipal Employees Union which became ... read more

Big Year of Bargaining in LG

The ASU has a big year of bargaining ahead of us, especially in the Local Government sector ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – ASU Member Meetings

After the first EBA bargaining meeting last week there are already things to talk about, plus ... read more

Stand Up Fight Back: Unified and Organised Workers Win!

Change of operation hours win at Western Water depots ASU members at Western Water depots were ... read more

VicRoads Update

The ASU campaign against the privatisation of VicRoads is in full swing. Events have been held ... read more

City of Launceston 2020 EA – ASU Log of Claims meetings

In preparation for Bargaining ASU Organiser Kath Milbourne and ASU Delegates will be holding ... read more

Glen Eira CC – New ASU Delegate Elected

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU member Cheryl Brodkewicz has now been formally elected ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Cobaw Community Health

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Crisis on the Frontline & EBA Log of Claims Meetings at Casey City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Whittlesea City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

BCYF – Bullying at Malop Street

As many members are aware, the ASU has been requesting that BCYF management address the serious read more

Delegate Profile – Jane Ferris former delegate at Intouch

Jane values the important role the ASU plays beyond individual workplaces – delivering ... read more

Hobart City Council – Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding joint paid-time meetings to provide an update on where we are ... read more

Delegate Profile – Steve Vass

Steve Vass recently began working in the Community Services sector for the first time. He came ... read more

Save Equal Pay

Save Equal Pay! The jobs of community sector workers, and services that workers deliver to ... read more

Delegate Profile – Tuffy

Tuffy has worked as a casual at the City of Melbourne for nearly 6 years and is an ASU delegate read more

Wathaurong – Ongoing Consultation Regarding Restructure

Your ASU delegate and organiser met with Wathaurong management last week as part of ongoing ... read more

Crisis on the Frontline

There’s a crisis on the frontline of local government. Years of underfunding by state sand ... read more

Banyule CC – Proposed Restructure of IT & Digital Transformation Branch.

The ASU has been notified of proposed restructure of Banyule City Council  IT & Digital ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – ASU Members To Stop Work For A Second Time

The ASU has advised Hobsons Bay Council CEO Aaron van Egmond that our members will walk off the read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Unison – 4 Mar

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Micare – 5 Mar

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Whether you work in local government, for a SACS organisation, provide vital utilities to the ... read more

Bethany EA Update – Paid Time Meeting

ASU Organisers and Delegates will be holding a membership meeting to discuss the progress of ... read more

VicRoads Update – ASU Campaign Heats Up & Bargaining for EA9

Our campaign to keep VicRoads in public hands has forced the Government onto the back foot. ... read more

Union visit at the City of Whittlesea

The ASU will be visiting the City of Whittlesea Council office to provide information to staff ... read more

City of Launceston 2020 Enterprise Agreement – ASU Log of Claims meetings

In preparation for bargaining ASU Organiser Kath Milbourne and ASU Delegates will be holding ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Save Equal Pay Campaign Committee is on DATE: Wednesday 4 March TIME: ... read more

Geelong ASU Member Meeting re: EBA – Home Care (and associated areas)

The ASU will be holding a meeting of members in Home Care (and other associated areas) to ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council when is 2% not really 2%?

If you’re feeling confused by management’s latest bulletin explaining the pay increases on ... read more

Yarra City Council Crisis on the Frontline

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at WHIN

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Family Violence Workforce Survey

The ASU strongly encourages all workers who may play a role in preventing, identifying and ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Foundation House

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Launch Housing Cheltenham

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Moonee Valley ASU Member Meetings – Community Strengthening & Early Childhood Education

Following on from the recent meetings to discuss the upcoming EBA negotiations, the following ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Quantum Support Services

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Manningham CC – ASU Members Meetings To Endorse Log Of Claims

Please come along to ASU member meetings to endorse the ASU’s Log of Claims for upcoming ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meeting at Buloke Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meeting at Yarriambiack Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Hindmarsh Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Citipower/Powercor Enterprise Bargaining Update

Bargaining between the unions and Citipower/Powercor has continued since January. ... read more

Zinfra EA Meetings

All members are invited to attend joint ASU/PA paid members meetings to discuss the EA and the ... read more

Casey City Council HACC Members

As you are aware your ASU representatives sought assistance from the Fair Work Commission to ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Maroondah City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Casey City Council Home Care Delegates

As you are aware your ASU representatives sought assistance from the Fair Work Commission to ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Introducing your new ASU delegates

Last month we opened up nominations for new ASU delegates, we have now concluded this process ... read more

Kingborough Council Commencement of Enterprise Agreement Bargaining

As you are aware, bargaining is about to commence in relation to your new Enterprise Agreement. read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Buloke Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Barwon Water – Restructure at Customer Centre

Barwon Water management has written to the ASU to advise of proposed changes at the Customer ... read more

Moira Shire Council Log of Claims Meetings

The ASU will be holding approved paid meetings to discuss and endorse a log of claims for the ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Centacare Ballarat

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Crisis on the Frontline – Campaign Meetings at Wellington Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Brotherhood of St Laurence

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at ERMHA

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Member Update

Port Phillip Childrens services review update The ASU recently wrote to the CEO asking for an ... read more

SAVE EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN BRIEFING @ SASHS’s – February 25

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

NHVR Update – New Delegates, Members Meeting, and Bargaining

New Delegates have been elected to represent ASU at NHVR. Congratulations to Scott Knowles and ... read more

Western Water Update – Win for depot workers!

Change of operation hours win at Western Water depots ASU members at the depots recently ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – ASU EBA Meetings

The following meetings will be held to report back from the recent EBA meeting with management: read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at City of Greater Bendigo

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Glenorchy City Council – Indoor ASU Delegate Vacancies

Stefan Johns has decided to step back from the  ASU Delegate role. The ASU would like to ... read more

Glenorchy City Council – Outdoor ASU Delegate Vacancies

Garry Fisher has decided to step back from the role as your ASU delegate. The ASU would like to read more

ASU Women’s Network Meeting

All female identifying ASU members are invited to attend the first Women’s Network meeting of ... read more

Sorell Council – ASU Meeting at Sorell Depot

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting outdoor employees at Sorell Council. The ... read more

Devonport City Council – Meeting to Discuss Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings across Devonport City Council to discuss ... read more

SAVE EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN BRIEFING atHaven Bendigo – 26 February

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Anglicare Bayswater

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Moira SC – ASU BBQ on Wednesday at Cobram Depot

This Wednesday the ASU and Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will be holding a BBQ and meeting at the ... read more

Greater Geelong City Council – EBA Log of Claims Meetings

Meetings of ASU members are being held across City of Greater Geelong to create a log of claims read more

Yarra City Council – ASU Enterprise Bargaining

Enterprise Bargaining is about reviewing and improving workplace entitlements and conditions. ... read more

SAVE EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN BRIEFING @ NTV – Feb. 17 2020

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

SAVE EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN BRIEFING @ CAFS –Feb.19 2020

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

SAVE EQUAL PAY CAMPAIGN BRIEFING @ MOSS and Launch Northcote – 20 February

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Wintringham Bargaining About to Kick Off

As you may be aware, your Enterprise Agreement (EA) at Wintringham will expire on 30 April ... read more

VicRoads EA9 Log of Claims

Bargaining has commenced for the new VicRoads Agreement, and after an extensive series of ... read more

Mildura Rural City Council Update

Enterprise Bargaining As members are aware, a vote was taken to accept a 2% pa wage increase to read more

Qantas – Enterprise Agreement Update

Almost 60 ASU delegates from all states and territories met in Melbourne on 5 February 2020 to ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Brotherhood of St Laurence

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Barwon Child Youth and Family

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

ASU Members Meeting North Richmond Community Health

Thursday 13 February 1.30- 2.30pm Following meeting with NRCH upper management, the ASU has ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council – Log of Claims Meetings

Please come along to ASU member meetings to discuss formulating the ASU’s Log of Claims for ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Anchor Incorporated – 19 Feb

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Golden Plains Shire Council – Paid ASU Members Meetings

Welcome to 2020, a big year for ASU members at Golden Plains Shire Council. ASU is holding ... read more

Central Highlands Council – ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting Central Highlands Council. Meetings are ... read more

Melbourne CC – EBA Bargaining Progress report February 2020

Australian Services Union (ASU) Organisers and ASU Delegates have now attended 8 EBA ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at East Gippsland Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Agreement Negotiations conclude at City of Ballarat.

The ASU was advised yesterday of the outcome of the Enterprise Agreement ballot conducted last ... read more

Banyule City Council Enterprise Agreement Bargaining to kick off

Members may have seen a ‘Notice of Representational Rights’ being distributed by Council, this ... read more

Hobsons Bay more EBA delays, but don’t give in!

After scheduling a meeting last Thursday, management still had not prepared the draft agreement read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Vincent Care Glenroy – 20 Feb

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Moira Shire Council ASU Delegate Position

Cheryl Ferguson has decided to stand down from her role as ASU Delegate. The ASU would like to ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Good Shepherd St. Albans- 12 Feb

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Goldfields Library

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Greater Geelong CC – Belmont EBA Meeting – Tuesday 11 Feb

ASU Organiser Luke Cherry will be at the Belmont Depot to meet with ASU members around ... read more

Melbourne Water Members Meetings

Bargaining is progressing at Melbourne Water, with management putting a revised offer to the ... read more

SACS Campaign Committee

Last night you got involved in a campaign aimed at fighting the Morrison Government cuts and to read more

Ballarat City Council – Don’t be Bullied into accepting a bad EA pay offer.

VOTE NO ASU has been made aware of many instances of intimidation and bullying behaviours by ... read more

Brimbank Leisure rosters and redundancies nearing finalisation

The ASU has received notification that Council is nearing finalisation of the staffing ... read more

Crisis On The Frontline – Campaign Meetings at Greater Shepparton City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-op ASU Update: Save Equal Pay & Restructure

A members’ meeting will be held at Mackey Street to gather further feedback on the restructure ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Indoor Meeting

Your current Enterprise Agreement is due to expire 30 June 2020 and negotiations will commence ... read more

Frankston CC – Crisis On The Frontline Campaign Meetings

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – EBA & Local Government Campaign Meeting

2020 will be a big year for the ASU at Moonee Valley City Council, with your EBA up for ... read more

Regional Library Corporations Delegates Network Meeting

On Tuesday the 11 February the ASU will be holding the next Regional Library Corporations ... read more

Library Liaison Network Meeting February 2020

The Library Liaison Network is an active group of members who meet on a regular basis to ... read more

Burnie City Council – ASU Survey of Staff

The Australian Services Union (ASU) is conducting a survey inviting all Burnie City Council ... read more

Max Solutions – First EBA Meeting Date Set

Your employer, Max Solutions, has commenced bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement. When ... read more

Northern Community Legal Service – Save Equal Pay Briefing

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case. After a long campaign ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Community Strengthening

The first ASU MVCC Community Strengthening Divisional Consultative Committee meeting was held ... read more

Greater Shepparton City Council Log of Claims Meeting

ASU Organiser Jeff Dingli will be holding a paid meeting at Greater Shepparton City Council as ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at On the Line – Thursday 6 February

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case. After a long campaign ... read more

ASU Meetings – Cancer Council Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

ASU Tasmanian Social and Community Services Coordinator Kath Milbourne (formally Ryman) and ASU read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Berry Street Eaglemont

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case. After a long campaign ... read more

Huon Valley Council Commencement of Enterprise Bargaining

As you know, bargaining is about to commence in relation to your new Enterprise Agreement. In ... read more

Berry Street ASU progress negotiations for your next Enterprise Agreement

Negotiations for a new Berry Street Enterprise Agreement have been productive, with matters ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at MCM Braybrook

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Vincent Care Inner Melbourne – 6 Feb

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

VicRoads Campaign Ramps Up – More Paid Time EA9 Member Meetings

The ASU campaign around the possible outsourcing/privatisation of R&L is ramping up with ... read more

Max Solutions EBA bargaining to begin soon

The Australian Services Union (ASU) has been in contact with Max Solutions management to ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Loddon Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Gannawarra Shire Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Swan Hill Rural City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

CRISIS ON THE FRONTLINE – Campaign Meetings at Mildura Rural City Council

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

No Confidence in Director’s approach to bargaining

The ASU has written to HBCC CEO Aaron Van Egmond to raise serious concerns on behalf of staff ... read more

Bargaining continues for a new Enterprise Agreement at Bethany

After some delay Bethany management finally provided your ASU representatives with a proposed ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU BBQ/Meeting

Your current Enterprise Agreement is due to expire 30 June 2020. It’s time to start talking to ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at ERMHA – 4 Feb

In 2012 we celebrated the historic win of the ASU Equal Pay case! After a long campaign ... read more

Equal Pay Morning Tea Uniting ReGen

February 1, 2012, was a momentous day for ASU members across Social and Community Services. ... read more

Hobart CC – Council Lacks Understanding Of Bargaining

Following 2 strong No Votes and requests by the Unions, and Peter Warmbrunn, to recommence ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park – Your Union Is Holding A BBQ

ASU members and people who are interested in joining a union are invited for a delicious* ... read more

Equal Pay Celebration at SACHS Sunshine

Feb 1 2012 was a momentous day for ASU members across Social and Community services. After a ... read more

Brimbank CC – Proposed Major Chance

The ASU have been advised by Brimbank City Council of a proposal to move the Strategic Risk and read more

Glen Eira CC – ASU Delegate Nomination

ASU member Cheryl Brodkewicz formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Glen Eira City ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council ASU EBA Meeting

All ASU members (and anyone wanting to join the collective) are invited to attend a critically ... read more

TasWater Proposed Changes to Reporting Arrangements

The ASU has been advised by TasWater that they have made a Preliminary Decision to form a ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Who’s Standing Up For Your Rights?

Nominations to become an ASU delegate in your area are closing on Friday at 5pm. To nominate, ... read more

Ballarat City Council VOTE NO

The ASU has received notification that Ballarat City Council will put another agreement to a ... read more

Brimbank – Parks and Gardens restructure (Tree Crew)

On the 6th January, the ASU received notification of a change proposal for the Tree Crew that ... read more

Berry Street Open Place ASU Update

DHHS recently advised Berry Street that it is looking for a new provider to take on the ... read more

NHVR Delegate Nominations & Body Worn Cameras

ASU Delegate Nominations at NHVR On 20 January 2020, ASU members Skye Rieniets and Scott ... read more

Mitchell Shire – ASU Members Meeting to Endorse a Log Of Claims

We are holding a meeting to endorse the ASU’s Log of Claims for upcoming enterprise agreement ... read more

Wangaratta Rural City Council ASU Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid meeting to discuss proposed changes to Council Vehicle radios. ... read more

Latrobe City Council Fitness for Work Policy Proposal

The Australian Service Union understands that there is a proposal in Latrobe City to introduce ... read more

Campaspe SC – Meeting For In-home Aged Care ASU Members Only

On Tuesday 4 February the ASU will be holding a meeting for in-home aged care workers to ... read more

Cohealth – Equal Pay Members Meeting

Recently, ASU delegates have been involved in a campaign aimed at fighting to keep the historic read more

VicRoads – ASU Kew EA9 Meetings

Bargaining for EA9 is about to kick off at VicRoads, and the ASU has begun to schedule paid ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council – Still Holding Mayor Wisby to Account

The ASU has been continuing its campaign to ensure Mayor Wisby ceases to act in ways contrary ... read more

Yarra CC – Delegates Meet & Greet With New Organiser

Come along to a meet and greet with your new ASU organiser Emma Bagg. Emma is an experienced ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Call for Delegates

Happy new year! With the new year here and new Enterprise Agreement just days away, we’re ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Child Care Employees ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting Glenorchy City Council Child Care employees. ... read more

Smith Family – ASU January Meeting

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting the Smith Family Hobart office in January to ... read more

Zinfra Negotiation Update

Members would no doubt be aware of the communication sent out by Zinfra Operations Director ... read more

Vote Yes to the inTouch Enterprise Agreement

Voting for the new inTouch Agreement commences electronically for 1 day only on Friday 17 ... read more

ASU Meetings at Glenorchy City Council

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting Glenorchy City Council. Welcome to 2020. Join read more

Swan Hill Rural City: Workplace Bullying – We Want To Know

The ASU is extremely concerned by reports that bullying has been occurring at SHRCC and ... read more

Paid Time Meetings – VicRoads EA9

Bargaining for EA9 is about to kick off at VicRoads, and the ASU has begun to schedule paid ... read more

Ballarat Members Meetings next week

The purpose of these meetings is to provide the latest offer from Ballarat Management and seek ... read more

Wathaurong – Report Back Following ASU Members’ Meeting

The ASU hopes members at Wathaurong have started the new year safe and well. This is a brief ... read more

Mitchell Shire – Meetings to formulate a log of claims

Please come along to member meetings to formulate the ASU’s Log of Claims for upcoming ... read more

Proposed Restructure of Brimbank City Council Tree Crew

The ASU has been notified of proposed restructure of Brimbank City Council Tree Crew impacting ... read more

Merri Health – Proposed Change to the Hospital Admission Risk Program

The ASU has been advised of a proposed change to the Hospital Admission Risk Program. You can ... read more

coHealth – Proposed Change to the Hospital Admission Risk Program

The ASU has been advised of a proposed change to the Hospital Admission Risk Program. You can ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – ASU members continue to fight for their rights

Over the Christmas and New Year period ASU members at Hobsons Bay Council continue to implement read more

MiCare – Log of Claims Meeting for Endorsement

METTING TIME AND LOCATION: DATE: Wednesday 15 January TIME: 12.00pm VENUE: MiCare Footscray We ... read more

genU Member Meeting – 9 Jan @ Highton Support Hub

Please see updated details below for this meeting The ASU has received a number of queries over read more

ASU Social & Community Services Campaign Committee

The Morrison Government have signalled that they will not fund the equal pay payments that ASU ... read more

Citipower/Powercor Enterprise Bargaining Update

Members would be aware that, the three Unions undertook membership meetings last week to report read more

Central Coast Council ASU Meeting Notice

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a union meeting to touch base with you all and see ... read more

Melbourne City Council EBA Bargaining Progress report December 2019

ASU Organisers and ASU Delegates have now attended seven EBA negotiation meetings in this ... read more

Work bans continue over Christmas at Hobsons Bay

HBCC CEO Aaron Van Egmond has made no move toward reconciling the anger of his staff over their read more

Foundation House ASU Update

Your ASU Organiser and ASU Delegates met over November and December with the new Foundation ... read more

ASU Moonee Valley City Council Community Strengthening Update

ASU Organiser Luke Cherry met with members and other staff in Moonee Valley City Council ... read more

Whittlesea CC – GPS Tracking Device Dispute

The ASU has formally lodged a dispute as per clause 5 of the EA, this is in regard to the ... read more

Better Funding of Local Government Services

Last week the Minister for Local Government set the rate cap at 2%, stating that “as a result ... read more

Moreland CC – WIN for workers at Moreland

After intense lobbying by the ASU, Moreland City Council decided last week not to tender out ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Alert – Have you received a welcome pack?

By now you should have received your registered worker welcome pack from the Portable Long ... read more

Quantum Support Services – Delegate Announcement and Call For More Delegates

We are delighted to announce that Crystal Milesevic became your newest ASU delegate on the 10th read more

Ballarat CC – Bargaining Update

ASU bargaining representatives met with Council today to hear what improvements were on offer ... read more

Cohealth Meeting Invite

Recently, ASU delegates have been involved in a campaign aimed at fighting to keep the historic read more

Hume City Council Exposure to dust at Maffra Street

With well-publicised and reported issues with the former SKM and Glass Recovery Services site, ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Vote Yes to the Proposed Enterprise Agreement

Tomorrow on the 17th of December voting will open for the new Enterprise Agreement. This ... read more

Zinfra – Important Paid Meetings for Enterprise Agreement Update

Members meetings will be held at the following sites and times to discuss the ongoing ... read more

VicRoads – ASU Members Meetings

Bargaining for EA9 is set to commence, and the ASU campaign against privatisation in VicRoads ... read more

Launch Housing Meeting Notice

Recently, ASU delegates have been involved in a campaign aimed at fighting to keep the historic read more

Ballarat City Council Bargaining Update

On 4 December ASU bargaining representatives met with management for further enterprise ... read more

Important NTV Agreement Update & Workplace Culture Meeting

An urgent meeting has been called in light of undertakings your employer has made regarding ... read more

Congratulations to ASU members on the outcome of COPP EA vote

Yesterday the employee ballot for the proposed EA was completed and counted with employees ... read more

George Town Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The time has come for you to vote YES or NO to your proposed new Enterprise Agreement. The ASU ... read more

ASU Social & Community Services Campaign Committee Members

Last night you got involved in a campaign aimed at fighting to keep the historic equal pay win ... read more

Kingborough Council ASU Visit – All Welcome

Your ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be visiting Kingborough Council prior to Christmas. Karen read more

Huon Valley Council ASU Visit – All Staff Welcome

Your ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be visiting Huon Valley Council prior to Christmas. Karen read more

Glenorchy City Council raises their intention to perform a Classification Review

This week at the Joint Consultative Committee meeting, GCC Management raised their intention to read more

City West Water ASU Christmas BBQ

It’s the festive season, so why not come down to the ASU City West Water Christmas BBQ, and ... read more

DON’T SELL VICROADS!

The ASU campaign is in full swing, with information being handed out to the public across of a ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Outdoor Members ASU End of Year BBQ Breakfast

The ASU will be putting on a BBQ Breakfast for members at the MVCC Council Depot to celebrate ... read more

Update on Recognition of continuity of service for the purpose of Long Service Leave

Background:  Following recent legislative changes in the Long Service Leave Act, a number of ... read more

Bendigo Community Health Portable Long Service Leave Info Session

As you would already be aware, Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July ... read more

ASU City of Greater Geelong Update – November 2019

November was a month of ups and downs at CoGG, with good outcomes in some areas but frustration read more

Community Sector Campaign Committee Meeting

Equal Pay Increase The 1st of December was the day that you received your equal pay increase. ... read more

On The Line – Have Your Say, It’s Your EBA

The ASU is about to begin a round of meetings across On the Line to develop a list of member ... read more

Queen Victoria Market – Improving Employment Conditions at QVM

Further to our most recent meeting at Queen Victoria Market, members were asked what further ... read more

ASU Paid Meeting – MVCC Direct Care Workers

The ASU will be holding a meeting to discuss recent changes to services, technology and ... read more

City of Melbourne ASU Members Meeting

You are invited to attend mass meeting of all ASU members. This is a paid meeting approved by ... read more

Moreland CC – Privatisation? NO WAY!

Uber – Deliveroo – AirTasker – AirBNB – Moreland Council ? … Good read more

North Richmond Community Health – PLSL Concerns

ASU members and other interested staff are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the new ... read more

Uniting AgeWell – Congratulations ASU Members!

You are receiving this email to inform you of a paid ASU members meeting that will happen on ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council – Stop Work & BBQ

Come and join the fight alongside your fellow union workers this Wednesday, and tell your ... read more

Citipower / Powercor – Joint Union Meetings to Discuss Enterprise Agreement

There will be joint ASU/Professionals Australia/ NUW members meetings to discuss management’s ... read more

Darebin CC – PAID ASU Home Care Members Mass Meeting on Wednesday

You are invited to attend a mass meeting of all Home Care members at the City of Darebin The ... read more

Grampians – Ballarat Network End of year Celebration

Come along to mark and acknowledge another big and eventful year with other Unionists and ... read more

Extension of funding for Regional Assessment services announced yesterday

We hope that you have now heard that the Commonwealth Government yesterday announced that ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Resolution of DVC Dispute – Lack of Performance Reviews

ASU Tasmanian Coordinator Aaron De La Torre has been working towards a resolution of our ... read more

ASU Members at Hobsons Bay Ready to Walk Off the Job

The ASU has written to Hobsons Bay City Council CEO Aaron Van Egmond on behalf of members at ... read more

BADAC EBA Negotiation Update: Decision Time

The negotiations for the inaugural Ballarat and District Co-op EBA Agreement are at a critical ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Members Update

It’s been a massive few months for union members at Maribyrnong Council, with everyone getting ... read more

Ongoing uncertainty for assessment officers

The ASU remains concerned about the impact of continued uncertainty surrounding the future Aged read more

VicRoads Update – Win at CBD and Carlton, Bargaining and Fight Against Outsourcing Continues

Overtime win at CBD & Carlton ASU wrote to Management last week after members at the ... read more

Banyule CC – Have your say on the new enterprise agreement

ASU Organisers are conducting meetings to hear the views of council employees on what should be read more

Campaspe SC – HACC Update & Notice of Meeting on Thursday

ASU Lead organiser Ty Lockwood recently met with your CEO Declan Moore, General Manager, Paul ... read more

Serco Open Space – Draft Log of Claims for Feedback

The ASU is about to start bargaining on a new enterprise agreement at SERCO Open Space. Before ... read more

Important EBA Update Meeting for MICARE Members

The ASU will be holding meetings across MICARE this week. DATE: Thursday 5 December TIME: ... read more

Maroondah City Council Depot SWMS

The ASU and Maroondah operations management have discussed Safe Working Methodology Statements ... read more

Glen Eira ASU Meetings at Spurway/Rosstown/Warrawee

As you are no doubt aware, the proposed sale of the three sites will no longer proceed. The ASU read more

Port Phillip Heat Policy Update

On 30 October the ASU attended the OHS Sub Committee meeting with OHS reps at the Port Phillip ... read more

Do you perform Higher Duties?

It seems like another underpayment matter makes its way into the news every day.  These stories read more

West Tamar Council’s No Debit/No Credit Sick Leave System is a Win Win

Negotiations between the ASU and West Tamar Council for the 2019 West Tamar Council Enterprise ... read more

Local Government Act Review

The Tasmanian Government’s review of the Local Government Act is ongoing while the working ... read more

Shift Worker classification fought off- it pays to be a member of the ASU

Recently, we supported members at a Tasmanian local government landfill site whose employer had read more

Can my employer stand me down?

Part 3-5 of the Fair Work Act 2009 allows employers to stand employees down without pay in ... read more

Equal Pay Increase

The 1st of December is the day that you get your equal pay increase. You get this because ASU ... read more

Family Violence and Child, Youth & Family Network

ASU members from the Family Violence and Child, Youth & Family Network meet regularly to ... read more

Delegate Profile – Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan values the important role of unions beyond individual workplaces in delivering on ... read more

On the Line get organised

ASU officials and delegates at On the Line have been actively promoting the merits of being ... read more

Say NO to selling VicRoads

The Andrews Labor Government is investigating the sale or part-privatisation of VicRoads.. ... read more

Melbourne Water Bargaining Update

Negotiations continue around the new Melbourne Water Agreement. Progress has been frustratingly read more

Energy Update

It has been a busy three months in the Transmission and Distribution sector with three ... read more

City of Port Phillip Enterprise Agreement Update

Following the completion of negotiations earlier this week, the ASU wishes to thank all ... read more

Library staff get organised

ASU Regional Library Corporation delegates from across Victoria recently meet to share their ... read more

Melbourne City Council ASU members

ASU members at the City of Melbourne are currently taking part in a ballot for protected ... read more

Members fight for quality agreements

ASU members vote for industrial action at Hobsons Bay City Council ASU members have voted in ... read more

Delegate Farewell – Liz Carthew

After 13 years at Mount Alexander Shire ASU HACC delegate, Liz Carthew recently announced her ... read more

Converting casual positions to permanent jobs at Wyndham

With newspapers full of wage theft and exploitation of workers, it’s important to celebrate the read more

Hydro Tasmania ASU Visit – All Staff Welcome

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari is visiting Hydro Tasmania on: DATE: Tuesday 3 December TIME: 12pm ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council ASU Outdoor Members Meeting

ASU Tasmanian Coordinator Aaron De La Torre and ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be ... read more

NW/SW Delegates Network Meeting

The final NW/ SW Delegates Network Meeting for the year is upon us DATE: Wednesday 18 December ... read more

Ballarat City Council Bargaining Update

Finally, Council has scheduled a meeting of unions and bargaining representatives to progress ... read more

Residential Aged Care to stay in Council hands

Great News! The ASU has been advised that the tender process and possible sale of the three ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council – the Role of a Mayor

The ASU has been involved in a lengthy process of supporting members who have been directly ... read more

Variation to Mackillop Family Services Enterprise Agreement

MacKillop Family Services has made a successful application to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) ... read more

Wathaurong ensure your voice is heard

Your ASU representatives have been advised that Wathaurong management is presenting the ... read more

Casey City Council ASU members win right to proper consultation

As members are aware your ASU representatives sought assistance from the Fair Work Commission ... read more

Intouch Meeting Notice

The ASU will be holding a members-only meeting next week to advise members on the final EBA ... read more

Darebin Gagging ASU Representatives

Darebin Executive Management must have learnt some tricks from the Prime Minister’s ... read more

URGENT – Vote Yes to Protected Industrial Action

City of Melbourne management is not listening to the serious concerns of ASU Members claims and read more

Smith Family – ASU December Meetings

ASU Organiser Kath Milbourne (Nth) and ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor (Sth) will be visiting ... read more

SERCO Bargaining Update

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement is kicking off with SERCO Management. The ASU held a ... read more

GenU Employment Services Members Update

The ASU has been advised that GenU are commencing negotiations for a new enterprise agreement ... read more

Yarriambiack Shire – Local Government Inspectorate Report

ASU Lead Organiser Mark Brady and local area Organiser Danny Harris accepted the invitation ... read more

Sorell Council – ASU Update & Barbeque

On Wednesday 27 November ASU Tasmanian Coordinator Aaron De La Torre and ASU Organiser Samantha read more

Quantum Support Services Members Meeting & Call out for more Delegates

The ASU is committed to protecting, promoting and improving the working conditions and ... read more

Clarence City Council ASU Meetings – All Staff Welcome

ASU Tasmanian Co-ordinator Aaron De La Torre and ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be visiting ... read more

BADAC – Enterprise Bargaining Update Meeting

The ASU is holding meeting at BADAC to update members on negotiations for the first enterprise ... read more

Gannawarra Shire Council ASU BBQ and Meeting

The ASU will be holding a BBQ and meeting at Gannawarra Shire Council. DATE: Wednesday 18 ... read more

Buloke Shire Council ASU BBQ and Meeting

The ASU will be holding a BBQ and meeting at Buloke Shire Council. DATE: Wednesday 18 December ... read more

Loddon Shire Council ASU Christmas BBQ and Meeting

The ASU will be holding a Christmas BBQ and meeting at Loddon Shire Council. DATE: Wednesday 4 ... read more

Casey Care to be compromised

A bid by Casey City Council to potentially carve up Aged and Disability Services without ... read more

ASU applauds changes at Moonee Valley

After pushing back against another poorly developed outsourcing proposal at Moonee Valley City ... read more

Union meeting for GRLC staff

All ASU members at Geelong Regional Library Corporation are invited to a union meeting on ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding joint paid-time meetings to report back on management’s ... read more

IPC Health – Portable Long Service Leave Implementation Concerns

ASU members and other interested staff are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the new ... read more

Port Phillip City Council – Feedback Provided on Fleet Vehicles

Following feedback from members regarding the reduced choice of fleet vehicles the ASU and ... read more

Whittlesea City Council – Meetings to Update on Superannuation

The ASU has arranged with Vision Superannuation fund representatives to conduct a number of ... read more

Launch of Save Childcare In Port Phillip (SCIPP)

The City of Port Phillip is currently reviewing its early education and childcare services. ... read more

Good Shepherd – Enterprise Agreement Update Meeting

The meetings scheduled are an opportunity to provide you all with an update with respect to ... read more

Ausnet – Update Following Member Meetings

Following on from last week’s joint ASU –Professionals Australia meetings with members, the ASU read more

MSIR/NRCH – Update Following Meeting on 13 November

By now, the review at MSIR is underway. As discussed at last Wednesday’s meeting, the ASU is ... read more

BCYF – Enterprise Agreement YES Vote Successful

The Enterprise Agreement Ballot has concluded and the agreement was successfully voted in. Out ... read more

Two big dates coming up for ASU SACS members

 Celebrate 2019 and Equal Pay Payment! Come along to mark another big year with other unionists read more

Equal Pay Funding Briefing RSVP

Members met for the inaugural SACS campaign committee meeting on 13 November and discussed ... read more

Celebrate 2019 and Equal Pay Payment!

2019 has seen some ups and downs. We’ve had an appalling Federal Government re-elected in May, ... read more

Darebin CC – Depot Members Meeting

All ASU members are requested to attend a paid meeting at the depot. DATE: Wednesday 20 ... read more

Melbourne City Council – Protected Industrial Action Ballot Update!

ASU members at CoM have requested a ballot to take protected industrial action. The Australian ... read more

Intereach – ASU Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Madeleine Henderson will be on site at Intereach’s Bendigo office on DATE: ... read more

Cancer Council of Tasmania – Update and Draft Log Of Claims

The Australian Services Union is dedicated to protecting and improving members wages, hours and read more

Maribyrnong CC – Update and Survey on Secure Work

On Tuesday the 29th of October, ASU members voted to agree in principle to management’s offer ... read more

CFA Delegates Sub-Committee – Meeting Next Wednesday

With the impending Fire Services Reforms, the ASU is putting together a sub-committee of CFA ... read more

ASU Members vote for industrial action at Hobsons Bay City Council

After nine months of negotiations failed to get a satisfactory offer from management, ASU ... read more

Southern Midlands Council – ASU Meetings

ASU State Coordinator Aaron De La Torre and Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting ... read more

Hobart City Council – Enterprise Agreement Update

Following the strong No Vote received at the ballot box the unions and bargaining ... read more

Yarriambiack Shire Council Local Government Inspectorate Investigations Report Back

The past 12 months have been very difficult at Yarriambiack Shire Council. ASU members would be read more

Manningham City Council Have Your Say – Union meetings

ASU Organisers are conducting meetings to hear the views of council employees on what should be read more

Tasmanian Members Forums Confirmed

The Tasmanian ASU team have confirmed locations and dates for our end of year members’ ... read more

Brimbank Leisure Update on EOI and Recruitment

ASU delegates met with Council representatives on Friday to discuss the EOI and recruitment ... read more

VicRoads R&L Privatisation Update

The ASU is continuing to lobby Government around the possible privatisation/outsourcing of ... read more

Yarra Staff Consultative Committee Meeting Report Back

At the recent SCC meeting the ASU, ANMF and their respective delegates met with management and ... read more

Boroondara Delegates Meeting Report Back

After many months of discussion with Council, we finally got approval for ASU delegates to meet read more

Congratulations Ballarat City Council ASU members for holding firm

ASU members are to be congratulated for standing up for decent pay and secure work! Council ... read more

Nillumbik Shire Council have your say on a new EA

Your views are needed. Please tell us what changes you want to make the Nillumbik Shire Council read more

Banyule City Council have your say on a new EA

Your views are needed. Please tell us what changes you want to make the Banyule City Council ... read more

Manningham City Council have your say, on a new EA

Your views are needed. Please tell us what changes you want to make the Manningham City Council read more

Derwent Valley Council Health and Safety Representative Elections

Following recent meetings with members and other interested employees the Australian Services ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave – Implementation Concern

For over 25 years, ASU members in the community services sector fought to win portable long ... read more

Qantas – EBA12 – Have Your Say – ASU Site Visit

The Australian Services Union’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, will be visiting the ... read more

ASU Site Visit to Woolworths FSS

The Australian Services Union’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, will be visiting your read more

City of Melbourne ASU Members EA Update Round 2

Nothing has changed The ASU and your ASU delegate team had their fourth EA meeting of the ... read more

ASU Meeting – MSIR/NRCH

Following the release of the Terms of Reference and the commencement of the independent review ... read more

Central Highlands Council – ASU Meetings

ASU Tasmanian Coordinator Aaron De La Torre and ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be ... read more

ASU City of Greater Geelong Update

As usual it’s been a busy time at CoGG for ASU Delegates and Officials, who have been working ... read more

AusNet Joint ASU & Professionals Australia EA meetings

Paid meetings have been scheduled to discuss a proposal from management to settle the terms of ... read more

Warrnambool City Council ASU Meeting & BBQ

ASU Branch Executive President Billy King is coming to Warrnambool next week to talk to ... read more

Mildura Rural City Council Final EBA Meeting (inc. Super.)

The ASU will be holding meetings next week to advise members on the final EBA outcome, inc. ... read more

Melbourne Water Enterprise Agreement Update

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be holding members meetings at some locations next week to ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Enterprise Agreement Update

Following today’s meeting with Council, the ASU was provided with Council’s responses to the ... read more

City of Greater Geelong Drug and Alcohol Policy

The ASU has reacted to concerns from members about the Drug and Alcohol Policy that is trying ... read more

Ballarat, last chance to have your say on Managements poor offer

This is a poor offer, from a rich council. Vote no and encourage colleagues to vote no ... read more

BCYF – Time To Vote YES

Since the ASU met to discuss the proposed enterprise agreement, your representatives have ... read more

Glen Eira CC – Consultative Committee

ASU delegates & officials meet each month, before meeting with management at the ... read more

New ASU Organiser – Sam Batchelor

Sam Batchelor has joined the ASU’s Tasmanian team as the southern organiser.  But she’s not new read more

Call To Action – Ensuring Integrity Bill

The Liberal Party’s Union Busting Bill is extreme, unnecessary, and will make it harder for ... read more

Proud To Be Union Month Competition

November is Proud To Be Union Month and Unions Tasmania are running a competition for your ... read more

Tasmanian Delegates Win Prestigious Awards

Last month the ASU held its annual delegates conference in Melbourne and two Tasmanian ... read more

Water Bargaining

ASU members at Barwon Water, Westernport Water, Gippsland Water, and West Gippsland CMA have ... read more

CFA Update

ASU representatives recently attended the first meeting of the Fire Services Reform – ... read more

SACS Campaign Committee

Dedicated and passionate delegates from across Victoria came together at the recent ASU ... read more

Delegate Profile – Rif Gedik

Rifat Gedik (Rif) is a Local Area Coordinator with Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melton. Rif ... read more

Ballarat City Council Vote No

Voting on managements proposed Ballarat City Council Enterprise Agreement commences this Monday read more

Derwent Valley Lack of Performance Appraisals formally in dispute

At the ASU, we help you and your co-workers deal with issues as they arise at your workplace – ... read more

A win at Maribyrnong

ASU Members at Maribyrnong Council have had a major win in their enterprise agreement ... read more

Delegate Profile – Monique’s Growing ASU Membership at Port Phillip

Monique has been working as an early childhood educator at the City of Port Phillip for the ... read more

Working for Secure Jobs at Darebin

ASU members at Darebin City Council are determined to reduce the rise of contractors at council read more

City of Whitehorse – Your union, your voice!

Your Enterprise Agreement (EA) was approved by the Fair Work Commission in August this year. As read more

Uniting Age Well ASU Member Update

Since the transfer across to UAW the ASU have been working with members to address the ... read more

Port Phillip City Council Community Care EA Appendix Update

On 30 October the ASU met with members in Community Care to discuss the log of claims and ... read more

Port Phillip CC – EA Close to Finalising…Paid Time Meetings

Enterprise Agreement negotiations are nearing the final stages and Council is due to respond to read more

Yarra CC – Recognition of Continuity for Long Service Leave

The ASU understands that Council has recently insourced employees who work out of the Yarra ... read more

VicRoads ASU Member Update

Bargaining set to commence The ASU were advised yesterday that the State Government has finally read more

Regional Library Corporation Delegates Meeting

At the instigation of delegates from Whitehorse RLC, Geelong RLC and Casey -Cardinia RLC a ... read more

BSL Fitzroy ASU Meeting

As members are aware your ASU representatives have been fighting for ADO’s to apply to all ... read more

ASU Membership Meetings at City of Greater Dandenong

The ASU will be holding paid one-hour union meetings next month to discuss the latest regarding read more

Boroondara HACC Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid time ASU Members Meeting for the Home Support Staff and admin ... read more

Yarra City Council HACC & Community Care Meetings

The ASU will be holding a paid time ASU Members Meeting for the Food Services and Willowview ... read more

Library Liaison Network Meeting November 2019

The Library Liaison Network is an active group of members who meet on a regular basis to ... read more

City West Water Update: Christmas Slowdown & Consultation Concerns

Christmas slowdown The ASU has been made aware of communication that was sent to staff ... read more

Frankston City Council JCC: ASU Report Back

Your ASU representatives met with FCC management for the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) ... read more

Darebin City Council ASU members update

ASU Delegates and Organisers have been meeting Darebin City Council management through the ... read more

MSIR/NRCH ASU Meeting

Following the events of last week, the ASU would like to meet with staff at MSIR on Wednesday.  read more

City Of Port Phillip EA Update for Depot

Following a recent members meeting and this morning’s meeting with Council, the ASU received ... read more

Whittlesea City Council ASU members update

The ASU and ASU delegate team attended the first consultation committee meeting on Tuesday 22 ... read more

City of Melbourne ASU Members EA Update

Nothing has changed The ASU and your ASU delegate team had their second EA meeting of the ... read more

City of Port Phillip General Enterprise Agreement Update

Following the survey results and member feedback at recent members meetings, the ASU met with ... read more

Australian Community Sector Survey

You may have heard that the Australian Community Sector Survey 2019 is currently open. Staff in read more

inTouch – EA Update and Feedback Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at inTouch are in the final stages, and your ASU ... read more

Monash CC – EA approved in a Photo Finish

Thanks to every union member and staff member that voted and particularly to those that ... read more

Kingston CC – EA Accepted But Big Questions Remain

Kingston’s enterprise agreement has been accepted by a majority of employees and will now ... read more

Vision Super – ASU Member Meetings to Formulate Log of Claims

Please come along to member meetings to discuss and formulate a Log of Claims for the upcoming ... read more

Moonee Valley Council turns its back on most vulnerable staff

The ASU is appalled at Moonee Valley City Council senior management trying to get rid of their ... read more

Queen Victoria Market – Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

The ASU has been negotiating for a new enterprise agreement with QVM management. At a recent ... read more

Delegates Conference – Local Government Wrap Up

Recently, ASU Delegates from across the State got together at our annual Delegates Conference ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Stop Work BBQ Next Tuesday

Yesterday your bargaining representatives met with Council management to try to finalise ... read more

Campaspe Shire – Outsourcing of HACC Services

Campaspe Shire Council Councillors made a decision at the council meeting held on the evening ... read more

Ballarat CC – You Can Play An Important Part In a Strong NO VOTE

City of Ballarat management has ended negotiations and put a proposed enterprise agreement out ... read more

State Wages Policy – Bad for Workers and Bad For the Victorian Economy

Since it was announced earlier this year, you have known that the state government’s wages ... read more

Qantas Roster Changes

The ASU’s Tasmanian Coordinator and five of your ASU Delegates met with Qantas Management in ... read more

Common Equity Housing – ASU Members Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at CEHL have further progressed, and your ASU ... read more

Community Child Care Inc. EBA Feedback Meeting and Delegate Endorsement

EBA UPDATE ASU representatives have attended three EBA meetings and would like to report back ... read more

Save the Date – Tasmanian Members Forums

The Tasmanian ASU team will be hosting gatherings at the end of the year to thank members and ... read more

ASU Delegate Conference Report Back: getting ready to STAND UP FIGHT BACK!

Last week a dedicated and passionate group of delegates from across Victoria came together at ... read more

Lack of good faith at Hobsons Bay City Council

ASU members at Hobsons Bay City Council have been growing increasingly frustrated with ... read more

Monash City Council Vote No today

Thanks to everyone who has already voted. Do your colleagues a favour reach out and encourage ... read more

ASU Community Sector campaign meeting

The first ASU Community Sector campaign meeting will be held: DATE: Wednesday 13 November TIME: read more

Berry Street – Enterprise Agreement Update and Feedback Meeting at Eaglemont

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street have further progressed, and your ... read more

You have an important part to play in defending jobs at VicRoads

Let us know how you can help in the campaign to stop the privatisation of VicRoads.  Whether ... read more

ASU Defends Public Sector Jobs at VicRoads

It took some embarrassing media coverage, but the Government and DoT have belatedly decided to ... read more

Vote NO to Ballarat City Council’s Proposed Enterprise Agreement.

Ballarat City Council is putting an agreement to members for a vote. If 50% of the votes ... read more

Golden Plains SC – BBQ at Rokewood Depot

We are holding a BBQ for ASU members next Wednesday at the Rokewood Depot. DATE: Wednesday 23 ... read more

Manningham Civic Centre Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be conducting a meeting for union members and those eligible to ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council Protected Industrial Action Vote

Congratulations ASU members for committing to stand up and fight back! This is how we start. ... read more

Use of Labour Hire and Agency Providers

Your on the ground knowledge of Labour Hire Providers used by your employer and any information read more

City of Port Phillip ASU Paid Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid time ASU Members Meeting as follows. DATE: Friday 25 October ... read more

Djirra – Christmas Shutdown

The ASU has been advised that Djirra emailed all staff a direction to take annual leave on ... read more

Latest News on St John Ambulance Trainers EA

Your employer wants to average Trainers Overtime over 4 weeks not 2. This arrangement fails to ... read more

ASU Meetings – Cancer Council Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

In preparation for bargaining for your new Enterprise Agreement ASU Tasmanian Social and ... read more

Andrews Government Looking to Sell Out Workers at VicRoads

The ASU has had concerns for some time about possible future private sector involvement in ... read more

City of Monash three big reasons to vote no

Voting on a proposed agreement starts today. Your union is recommending that staff VOTE NO. ... read more

Media Release – Andrews Must Rule Out Privatising VicRoads

The Australian Services Union has today lashed out at the Andrews ‘Labor’ Government for ... read more

Wyndham City Council – Visit By Maurice Blackburn Lawyer

This Thursday Simone Ellis of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will be attending Wyndham Council to ... read more

Relationships Australia Victoria – ASU Update On Negotiations and Survey

The RAV Enterprise Bargaining negotiations are well under way. In May 2019 ASU Organiser Emma ... read more

We have just received the results from the Australian Electoral Commission and members at ... read more

Ballarat CC – Bargaining Report-Back Meetings

Your ASU bargaining team is set to meet with Council and other unions at the Fair Work ... read more

Members to take action at Hobsons Bay City Council

After a unanimous resolution of ASU members at Hobsons Bay City Council, the union has now ... read more

Family Violence, Child Youth & Family and Women’s Services Network Committee

Be part of the voice for your sector. Contribute to the messages the ASU feeds back to FSV, ... read more

City Of Port Phillip Enterprise Negotiation update for the Depot

On 11 October ASU reps met with management to discuss the log of claims for the Depot. Some of ... read more

BSL – ASU Meetings About Trial Introduction of ADOs

Your ASU representatives have been fighting for Accrued Days Off (ADO’s) to apply to all staff. read more

Kingston CC – Three Big Reasons to VOTE NO

Voting on a proposed agreement starts today and finishes this Thursday. Your union is ... read more

Hobart CC – Vote NO to the Unfair Enterprise Agreement

Voting for the proposed enterprise agreement at City of Hobart opens on Tuesday 15 October ... read more

Anglicare South and West – Portable Long Service Leave Information Session

As you would already be aware, Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July ... read more

Kingston CC – Vote NO to Unfair Pay Cuts!

Next week the City of Kingston employee vote on a proposed Enterprise Agreement commences. This read more

Anglicare – Portable Long Service Leave Information Session

As you would already be aware, Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Last Chance to Have Your Say on Protected Action

Vote today to make sure your vote will be counted for protected action! To make sure that your ... read more

Latrobe Council – ASU Members Meetings

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a meetings at Latrobe Council to discuss and gain ... read more

Kentish Council – ASU Members Meetings

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a meetings at Kentish Council to discuss and gain ... read more

Monash City Council – Enterprise Agreement Update

Priorities Wrong at Monash! Last Friday, the ASU attempted to have a bargaining dispute dealt ... read more

Uniting Age Well – After-work meeting on Wednesday 9 October

We’re getting in touch to invite you to an after-work meeting for all Uniting AgeWell homecare ... read more

MIND – Workshop on Portable Long Service Leave

We’re getting in touch to invite you to workshops on portable long service leave at MIND ... read more

Tell Us What You Think About MP Pay Rises

Some time ago the state government announced their new public sector wages policy.  The most a ... read more

Delegates at Frankston City Council Making a Difference

Home and Direct Care workers at Frankston City Council have been frustrated with not being able read more

Insourcing at Whittlesea Depot

Well done to our top gun ASU depot delegates at the City of Whittlesea Rod Undy and Phil ... read more

ASU Win Against Outsourcing at Moonee Valley

A few weeks ago, despite heavy opposition from the ASU and ANMF, Moonee Valley City Council ... read more

Delegate Profile – Kerry Davies

Kerry Davies stepped up as the only delegate in her family violence team at the Salvation Army. read more

ASU Pushing for Fairness in Super

Last month the Tasmanian ASU team attended the Labor Party’s state conference in Burnie. Each ... read more

ASU Women’s Dinner In Hobart

Recently, ASU women gathered in Hobart to celebrate our unity, achievements and solidarity. ... read more

Good News from the ASU Social and Community Services Sector!

The ASU is regularly involved in the Fair Work Commission review process of Awards in our areas read more

Delegate Profile – Stuart Bucknell

Stuart Bucknell – Launceston City Council In Stuart’s own words. First union I joined was the ... read more

A message from Lisa and Billy

The ASU is a union for people that deliver the services Australians rely on every day.  Our ... read more

Pressuring Government On State Wages Policy

The Australian Services Union has criticised the Andrews Government for holding down the wages ... read more

Five things we get wrong with credit reports

Your credit report can be a valuable asset when you apply for a loan. But we still seem unclear read more

ASU WIN – Secure Jobs for Glenorchy Child Care Workers

Every week the ASU achieves wins for members in workplaces across Victoria and Tasmania.  ... read more

Citipower / Powercor – Member Meetings to Endorse Log of Claims

The Australian Services Union is holding member meetings to discuss and endorse the Citipower / read more

Melbourne Water – Log of Claims

After many meetings and discussions with delegates, the Melbourne Water Log is ready for your ... read more

Clarence Council – Union EA Renewal Consultation Sessions

The ASU is holding consultation sessions with members and other interested employees at ... read more

City of Port Phillip – Depot Meeting For ASU Members

An ASU member meeting has been scheduled to update members on negotiations. You can view the ... read more

Monash CC – ASU takes dispute to the Commission

Council is not bargaining in good faith. They have made changes to their wages offer and other ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding joint paid-time meetings to discuss the upcoming voting process read more

inTouch – Christmas Shutdown

The ASU is aware inTouch have made numerous attempts to try and coerce all staff into taking 27 read more

Bethany – ASU EA Update

Bethany – ASU EA UpdateYour ASU bargaining representatives met with Bethany management on ... read more

Barwon Water Enterprise Agreement – In Principle Agreement

Following overwhelming endorsement from our members for the 2.5% one-year rollover agreement, ... read more

Westernport Water Enterprise Agreement – In Principle Agreement

Following overwhelming endorsement from our members for the 2.5% one-year rollover agreement, ... read more

Queen Victoria Market – Meeting to Discuss Next Steps in Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

All members of the Australian Services Union are invited to attend a members meeting to discuss read more

Gippsland Water Enterprise Agreement – In Principle Agreement

Following overwhelming endorsement from our members for the 2.5% one-year rollover agreement, ... read more

Port Phillip City Council Enterprise Agreement Progressing – Your Feedback Critical!

The ASU met with management on 26 September to progress EA negotiations.  Council presented an ... read more

Frankston CC – EA Successful

The Enterprise Agreement Ballot has concluded and the agreement was successfully voted in. Out ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Bargaining Update, Members Meetings, and Your Protected Action Ballot.

By now you should have received your ballot to take protected action from the AEC. You need to ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meetings Heatherton, Dandenong, and Frankston

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meetings Seymour, Shepparton, and Benalla

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

City of Melbourne ASU members EA Update September 2019

ASU and your ASU delegate team had their first EA meeting of the second round of bargaining ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – EBA Update / Management Offer

ASU Organiser Luke Cherry and your ASU Delegates will be meeting with members at Hobsons Bay ... read more

ASU Central Highlands/Ballarat Delegates Network

The next Central Highlands/Ballarat Delegates meeting will be held on Tuesday 1 October 2019. ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Depot Members Meeting – Health & Safety

ASU Health and Safety Specialist Mick Van Beek will be meeting with all ASU members working out read more

Berry Street – Members Meeting in Shepparton

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street are progressing, and your ASU ... read more

Thorne Harbour Health – Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Update

Following several meetings with ASU members at Thorne Harbour Health, we have developed our Log read more

Banyule CC – Home Care Letters Regarding Redundancy and Redeployment 

The ASU has been advised that a number of members have received letters as part of the changes ... read more

BCYF Protected Action or Accept the Offer – it’s over to you!

Since members voted overwhelmingly to proceed with a Protected Action Ballot order your ASU ... read more

Ballarat City Council – Delegates Needed For Fair Work Commission Hearing

You may be aware that Will Wyatt has commenced parental leave. In relation to Enterprise ... read more

City of Port Phillip EA Update

The ASU met with management on 19 September to progress negotiations on the general provisions ... read more

Urgent Call To Action for Tasmanian ASU Members

Many of our members will be aware of the “Ensuring Integrity” bill which is before ... read more

VicRoads – Update on Transition of VicRoads Heavy Vehicle Services Staff To HVR

Following our recent meeting with members, ASU provided a list of questions and concerns to ... read more

Kingston City Council – ASU Meetings To Discuss Enterprise Agreement Ballot

As a result of negotiations between the ASU and management that were held before Deputy ... read more

Warrnambool City Council Vote Yes for Protected Industrial Action

At your most recent Enterprise Agreement meeting, members voted unanimously for a wage increase read more

Maribyrnong City Council – Protected Action Ballot

By now you should have heard that ASU members have requested a ballot to take protected ... read more

Intouch – ASU Members Only Meeting

Negotiations at Intouch have been occurring over close to a 2 year period. Through the ... read more

No to Violence -Important Enterprise Agreement Update

The NTV Enterprise Agreement will be out to vote on September 23 and 24. This agreement does ... read more

Devonport City Council – ASU Members Meetings

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding union meetings on Tuesday 24 September at ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Launch Southbank

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

ASU Sunshine DoT Members Meeting Monday 23 September

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be at DoT Sunshine on Monday to talk to members about the ... read more

Metropolitan Home Care Network Meeting

The ASU has been very active in the aged care area of local council and there are lots of good ... read more

Foundation House – An update from the ASU

There has been some good progress with the negotiations and great turn out at all the site ... read more

Don’t Miss Out – Portable Long Service Leave Info RSVP to a Session Near You

Tomorrow the ASU will be conducting a further information session about the Portable Long ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Melton

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Sunshine

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

Port Phillip CC – Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

On Thursday 12 September the ASU met with management to discuss the general provisions of the ... read more

Central Highlands Water – Survey About Negotiation of Enterprise Agreement

Your ASU representatives are currently in negotiations with CHW Management for a new Enterprise read more

Proposed Restructure of  Boroondara Home Care

The ASU have recently become aware of a restructure across the Home and Community care team. We read more

Changes in Stonnington Home Care

The ASU has recently received a notification of change letter from Council regarding the future read more

ASU Women’s Network Meeting

ASU Women’s Organiser Punita Boardman invites all female identified members to attend the ... read more

Media Release – Wages Policy and MPs Pay Rise

Andrews Government Holds Down Workers Wages But Keeps MP Pay Rise Secret The Australian ... read more

Maribyrnong Protected Action Ballot

Last Friday we met with Maribyrnong Council Management to advise them that you were unhappy ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Launch Collingwood

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Launch Northcote

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Mildura Rural City Council EBA Report Back Meetings

The ASU will be holding EBA Report Back Meetings to discuss Managements latest offer. DATE: ... read more

City of Port Phillip Member Meetings

Member meetings will be happening across council this week to update members on negotiations. ... read more

Gippsland Water – Survey of ASU Members on Bargaining

Bargaining at Gippsland Water has commenced, and management has put an offer to the ASU. We now read more

TasNetworks – Commencement of Enterprise Agreement Bargaining

TasNetworks has invited the ASU to attend an information session in relation to the upcoming ... read more

Update on ASU Membership

The ASU is a union focused on delivering real benefits to members. We are a democratic ... read more

Update on ASU membership (Tas)

The ASU is a union focused on delivering real benefits to members. We are a democratic ... read more

Westernport Water – Survey of ASU Members On Bargaining

Bargaining at Westernport Water has commenced, and management has put an offer to the ASU. We ... read more

ASU Members Meetings at Ausnet to Discuss and Endorse a Log Of Claims

Members would be aware that the current enterprise agreement is due for renegotiation. ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at EDVOS

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Frankston City Council – It’s time for ASU members to stand together for a better deal!

Yesterday ASU members at Frankston City Council met and unanimously voted to support a no vote ... read more

Melbourne City Mission – Enterprise Agreement Update

  The Melbourne City Mission Enterprise Agreement will be out to vote from Saturday 5 ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Burwood East

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

Barwon Water – Survey of ASU Members On Bargaining

Bargaining at Barwon Water has commenced, and management has put an offer to the ASU. We now ... read more

Derwent Valley – Commitments on Performance Appraisal

The ASU’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, this week met with the Joint Consultative ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Meeting To Update Members on Negotiations

An ASU members meeting will be held at the South Melbourne Depot to update members on recent ... read more

ASU Members at BCYF vote in favour of Protected Industrial Action

It’s time for members to stand together for a better deal. Last week a clear majority of ASU ... read more

ASU members meeting at Central Carlton Childcare Centre

The ASU is holding a meeting at the Central Carlton Childcare Centre next Tuesday to discuss ... read more

Important Melbourne City Mission EBA update

The MCM EBA Agreement will be out to vote on Oct 5 – October 11 with the access period (time to read more

City of Darebin OH&S – HSR Update

The ASU takes workplace health and safety extremely seriously. We maintain that getting home ... read more

Religious Freedoms Bill: Your Concerns

The Morrison Government’s draft Religious Freedoms bill is now available for viewing, and the ... read more

City of Port Phillip Enterprise Agreement Negotiation Update

On 5 September the ASU met with management to discuss the general provisions of the ASU log of ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC – Seeking Your Priorities on the Next Enterprise Agreement

A new enterprise agreement (EA) will soon be negotiated by ASU Delegates and Council ... read more

Nillumbik Shire Council – Call to Action

While the failure of outsourcing waste is apparent across the state thanks to SKM, in what can ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – ASU delegates frustrated with management offers

Enterprise Agreement negotiations with management have stalled, with ASU representatives and ... read more

Women In Male Dominated Occupations and Industries National Conference

The Biennial National Women in Male Dominated Occupations and Industries Conference will be ... read more

Fair Work Commission increases casual weekend and penalty rates by 25%

The Fair Work Commission had decided that all casuals working under the SCHDS Award should be ... read more

City of Whittlesea – EA Update September 2019.

The ASU has received the results of the ballot for the City of Whittlesea EA No 9 which closed ... read more

Yarra City Council – ASU Depot Delegate Election

Next Wednesday the ASU will be holding a meeting at the Clifton Hill Depot to elect 2 new ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Kew

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Bundoora

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

City of Melbourne – Realignment Update September 2019

The ASU was called to an urgent meeting on Wednesday 4 September with the CoM CEO. The purpose ... read more

Bethany Warrnambool PLSL and EA Meeting

ASU Organiser Joanne McEvoy and ASU Delegates will be visiting Bethany worksites to meet with ... read more

Uniting Age Well Meeting Outcomes

ASU representatives have held meetings at Uniting Agewell with members to discuss travel ... read more

City Of Port Phillip: Enterprise Negotiation Depot Update

On 3 September the ASU met with management to discuss the log of claims for the Depot. The ... read more

City Of Port Phillip Enterprise Negotiation Community Care Update

On 3 September the ASU met with management to discuss the log of claims for Community Care. ... read more

Djirra dispute update

The Organisation Djirra may have charitable status, but Djirra’s qualified, experienced and ... read more

Bethany PLSL and EA Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Joanne McEvoy and ASU Delegates will be visiting Bethany worksites to meet with ... read more

Frankston City Council Final Position Provided – Now it’s time to decide

Since members overwhelmingly rejected FCC initial proposal for a new enterprise agreement your ... read more

Nillumbik SC – ASU Members Meeting

ASU organiser Will Wyatt will be attending the Nillumbik Civic Centre to hold discussions with ... read more

Strathbogie SC – Members Meeting to Discuss Enterprise Agreement Offer

The ASU and Strathbogie Shire management have been negotiating your enterprise agreement for ... read more

Hobart City Council, what is happening with the Enterprise Agreement?

We are receiving many enquiries from Members wondering what is happening with the vote for the ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Offer Light On $$ and Workers Rights

ASU delegates and organisers have been meeting with management continuing to pursue your ... read more

VicRoads – Heavy Vehicle Services Members Meeting

The ASU was briefed last week regarding the transition of Heavy Vehicle Services staff to the ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Carlton

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

VicRoads – EA9 Log of Claims Meeting Ballarat

Your VicRoads EA8 is set to expire in December. Despite all the changes that have happened, the read more

NE Regional Delegate Network Meeting

The ASU would like to invite the NE Regional Delegates Network to a meeting followed by dinner ... read more

Win for ASU members at Zinfra Contracting

ASU members at Zinfra Contracting have voted up their first enterprise agreement. The agreement read more

ASU Standing Up and Fighting Back on Wages Policy

The ASU is keeping the pressure on the Victorian Government about the unfair wages cap for ... read more

Delegate Profile: Melanie Gent

After a stint juggling several concurrent part-time/casual/labour-hire jobs to pay her rent and read more

Workplace Bullying is a Work Health & Safety Issue

The ASU receives many calls from members who are on the receiving end of bullying at work. And ... read more

NO VOTE at City of Hobart

It was standing room only at a members meeting at City of Hobart recently where the ASU is ... read more

Delegate Profile: Anna Stewart

Anna Stewart has been an ASU member for over 16 years and a delegate in most of her workplaces. read more

Union Win – Employer Recognising the Role of the ASU

ASU members at Child and Family Services (Cafs) in Ballarat are seeing the real value of active read more

Keeping the pressure on over wage caps

The ASU is keeping the pressure on the Victorian Government about the unfair wages caps that ... read more

Good news for Council Aged Care!

Bayside and Darebin city councils are leaders in the delivery of aged care services and leaders read more

Frankston Delegates Profile

Between them Frankston City Council Aged Care workers, Wendy Thomas, Nerina Dean and Gillian ... read more

Working in Heat ASU Training

Get ready for another HOT summer, by coming along to the exclusive ASU Launchpad webinar ... read more

Berry Street – Northern Family Violence Programs

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street are progressing, and your ASU ... read more

Common Equity Housing EA Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at CEHL are progressing. Management have further ... read more

Djirra Members Meeting

ASU members at Djirra have sought the representation of the ASU to resolve the classification ... read more

Ballarat Meeting Notice

The ASU has secured agreement from Council for a paid mass members meeting. The purpose of the ... read more

Kingston City Council EA Negotiations Update: Proceedings in the FWC

Earlier this week the ASU had a ‘bargaining dispute’ dealt with by Deputy President Mansini in ... read more

The future of kerbside waste collection at Nillumbik

The future of ASU members in the kerbside waste collection unit will be decided by Council next read more

Do BCYF members want Protected Industrial Action? It’s time to decide

Since members overwhelmingly rejected BCYF’s proposal for a new enterprise agreement your ASU ... read more

Uniting Age Well Member Update

Since the transfer of Maribyrnong and Hobson’s Bay members to Uniting Agewell there have been a read more

Public Meetings at CoGG Temporarily Suspended

For the last 3 months ASU members have been meeting publicly to voice their frustration with ... read more

City of Port Phillip Enterprise Agreement Negotiation update for Parking Enforcement

On 21 August the ASU met with management to discuss the log of claims for parking enforcement, ... read more

City Of Port Phillip Enterprise Agreement Negotiation update for Children’s Services

On the 22nd of August the ASU and Children’s Services delegates Monique Parkes, Maggie Cremin ... read more

Monash CC – Your Latest Wages Offer

The latest offer from management has been circulated to staff and the various unions at the ... read more

City of Kingston Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

Bereavement Leave one rule for some, one rule for others. Employees at the City of Kingston are read more

ASU Update on Yarra Council Library RDO

Following the members meeting on 12 August at the Fitzroy Library to discuss concerns regarding read more

City of Whittlesea EA Update: Vote Yes!

The proposed EA ballot opens today Thursday 22 August and closes on Friday 30 August 2019. The ... read more

Melbourne City Mission – EBA Update

EBA negotiations are in their final stages, management are keen to have the formal process of ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave – Don’t Miss Out On An Info Session

Don’t Miss Out On An Info Session Near You The ASU is conducting information sessions about the read more

Portable Long Service Leave – Don’t Miss Out On An Info Session

Don’t Miss Out On An Info Session Near You The ASU is conducting information sessions about the read more

Banyule City Council Delegates Meeting

ASU delegates are invited to attend a Banyule delegates meeting. DATE: Tuesday 27 August TIME: ... read more

Hydro Tasmania Organisation Restructure

As you are aware, the ASU has been in ongoing discussions with Hydro Tasmania in relation to ... read more

Kingborough Council ASU Feedback on Local Government Act Review and Q&A with the Mayor

ASU Organisers Karen Tantari and Aaron De La Torre will be attending Kingborough Council on ... read more

Fankston City Council – Client Scheduling – Trial to Start Soon!

For some time now members employed as Home and Direct Care workers at Frankston City Council ... read more

Berry Street Morwell – ASU Enterprise Agreement Update Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street are progressing. Management have ... read more

City of Melbourne – enterprise agreement update August 2019

The ASU has been contacted by City of Melbourne management to recommence the enterprise ... read more

Win for ASU Representation at City of Greater Geelong

In a move the ASU sees as long overdue, and an essential step towards Council repairing their ... read more

Moonee Valley – Depot Meeting

ASU Organiser Luke Cherry will be holding a meeting at the Moonee Valley Council Depot as ... read more

Berry Street Open Place – ASU Enterprise Agreement Update Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street are progressing. Management have ... read more

Berry Street – ASU Enterprise Agreement Update and Feedback Meeting

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Berry Street are progressing. Management have ... read more

Bass Coast SC – Paid ASU Member Meetings

The ASU has arranged paid meetings for Thursday 22 August to introduce your new Organiser, ... read more

Wellington Shire – Paid ASU Member Meetings

The ASU has arranged paid meetings on Wednesday 21 August to introduce your new Organiser, ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Important Enterprise Agreement Update Meeting

Hobsons Bay City Council have put an offer on the table in relation to your enterprise ... read more

Port Phillip Depot Meeting 20 August & EA Update

Depot Members Paid Time Meetings: Please attend at 6:00am or 7:30am Tuesday 20 August EA Update read more

City of Port Phillip ASU Members EA Update 15 August

City of Port Phillip bargaining is progressing, with a meeting held 15 August. Yesterday ASU ... read more

Campaspe Shire – ASU General Members Meeting

The ASU is holding general meetings for our members on Tuesday 20 August. Members have asked ... read more

Horsham Regional Meeting

ASU Delegates have co-ordinated a successful network in Horsham for some years now! As part of ... read more

Barwon Water Log of Claims

Based on feedback from ASU members, the ASU has put together the log of claims available ... read more

Kingston CC – Enterprise Agreement Negotiation Update

Despite management at the City of Kingston again rejecting the ASU’s proposal for an End of ... read more

Yarra Ranges SC – ASU Members Bulletin

The ASU has been in informed that voting on the Yarra Ranges Shire Council enterprise agreement read more

ASU Delegate and Member Social Events across Tasmania

You are invited to join other ASU Members, ASU Delegates and staff from the ASU Tasmanian Team ... read more

Glen Eira City Council ASU Member Update

CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE ASU Delegates & ASU Union Officials meet each month prior to meeting read more

Knox City Council ASU EA feedback sessions

Come along to these paid ASU member meetings to discuss the proposed EA. The EA is currently ... read more

ASU Members City of Whittlesea EA Update: Vote to Commence 22 August

ASU officials and delegates and CoW management have now completed negotiations for the 2019 EA. read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Bargaining Report Back Meeting

City of Hobart Management have decided that the enterprise bargaining is at a stalemate and are read more

Horsham RC – Report Back Meeting

ASU Organiser Dave Walmsley will be meeting with all ASU members to report back to members and ... read more

NTV – meeting to resolve your ASU position on outstanding claims.

The ASU is acutely aware of the impacts on workplace culture resulting from high staff turnover read more

Frankston Library – ASU Members Meeting

The ASU has been notified of a proposed restructure at the Frankston Library service and we are read more

Qantas – Your New ASU Delegate Elected

Following the close of the recent expression of interest process for a new ASU Workplace ... read more

Family Violence, Child Youth & Family and Women’s Services Network Committee

Be part of the voice for your sector. Contribute to the messages the ASU feeds back to FSV, ... read more

City of Greater Geelong – ASU Update

ASU CoGG Bullying Survey If you have not completed the short ASU CoGG Bullying survey (it only ... read more

Sorell Council – Bittersweet End To EA Negotiations

ASU members at Sorell Council should be proud of the effort that they put in during ... read more

Airlines Industry News

The Fair Work Commission has decided to terminate the Aerocare Collective Agreement 2012 thanks read more

VicRoads Transition to Department of Transport – ASU lodges dispute at the Fair Work Commission

The ASU has become aware of internal communications within Registration and Licensing at ... read more

Insourcing Campaign across the Water Industry

Our campaign around insourcing in the Water Industry is back up and running. Outsourcing or ... read more

Increase Needed for Family Violence Support

The ASU has joined the state opposition in calling for Premier Will Hodgman to guarantee ... read more

Bargaining set to commence at VicRoads

ASU is preparing our log of claims for the new VicRoads Enterprise Agreement. With the ... read more

Affordable Housing Opportunities for Women

Women’s Property Initiative is a not-for-profit housing organisation, which aims at delivering ... read more

Local Government Act Review

The Tasmanian Government’s review of the Local Government Act is continuing with the recent ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave

Last month the new entitlement to Portable Long Service Leave became a reality for most ... read more

OH&S Active at Tenants Victoria

Asking questions, engaging your union, and stepping up as a dedicated HSR, can make positive ... read more

Preparing for Negotiation – a delegate’s point of view

The current enterprise agreement at YSAS Youth Support and Advocacy Service still has months to read more

A Big Ballot Win at BCYF

ASU delegates and members at a major community service provider have shown the importance of ... read more

Insourcing – bringing jobs back in house

The ASU is well known for our strong opposition to outsourcing public services. From local ... read more

Calling All ASU Women

We have some exciting events happening in the month of August and would like to warmly invite ... read more

Delegate Profile – Dave Fregon

Dave joined the ASU back in 2014 on his first day working in local government. And he now ... read more

City West Water EA Meetings

Your CWW Enterprise Agreement is about to go to ballot. The ASU will be holding information ... read more

Moreland City Council All Members Meeting

All ASU Members are invited to a management approved meeting to discuss our current position on read more

Ballarat Regional Network Meeting Agenda

The ASU’s next Ballarat Regional Network Meeting is on tomorrow night (6 August). This meeting ... read more

ASU Meeting to discuss Health & Safety Reps at Belmont Depot

The ASU is holding a paid meeting at the following time to discuss issues that have arisen in ... read more

Aurora Energy Operating Model Reset

Aurora Energy has informed the ASU of a change within their Corporate Services teams. As part ... read more

ASU takes VicRoads to FWC over lack of consultation around the future of R&L

On Thursday afternoon the ASU took VicRoads to the Fair Work Commission over concerns we have ... read more

Frankston City Council Proposed Change at Operation Centre

The ASU has been notified of a proposed restructure at the Operation Centre and is holding an ... read more

City of Hume HACC Members Update

The ASU and Delegates recently held a meeting with HACC services management. The meeting was to read more

Changes to the Regional Assessment Services

The ASU are holding a meeting for Regional Assessment Service (RAS) officers to discuss the ... read more

ASU Members at Maribyrnong Defending Hard Won Conditions

ASU members at Maribyrnong City Council have recently escalated their campaign for a fair ... read more

BCYF – Now It’s Time to Decide

BCYF’s FINAL POSITION PROVIDED – NOW IT’S TIME TO DECIDE Your ASU representatives want to ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

ASU Members are advised that Australian Services Union officials and delegates met this week as read more

Quantum Support Services – Change Proposed to Youth Services Team Position Descriptions

The ASU have been advised of changes by Quantum Support Services within the Youth Services team read more

Derwent Valley Council – ASU Health and Safety Meeting

ASU Organiser Aaron De La Torre will be attending worksites at Derwent Valley Council on ... read more

Hydro Tasmania Restructure

As you know, Hydro Tasmania is currently undertaking a review of the operating model.  The ... read more

Ballarat Regional Network – Next Meeting on Tuesday 6 August

As part of the ASU’s commitment to protecting, promoting and improving the working conditions ... read more

Merri Outreach Support Service – ASU Workplace Culture Survey

The ASU has had reports from members with concerns around shifts in the workplace culture at ... read more

Parks Issues raised with Management and Human resources

The ASU has written to Manager of Parks Christopher Cook and Human Resources Matthew La Riccia ... read more

City of Hume ASU members update July 2019

Members have been raising concerns with the ASU office and delegates about being asked to ... read more

City of Darebin ASU members update July 2019

Members have been raising concerns with the ASU office and Darebin delegates about being asked ... read more

Protected Industrial Action Survey City of Melbourne

ASU Officials and Delegates have been bargaining with Council representatives over the past 5 ... read more

HCLS Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

The ASU understands that members at Hobart Community Legal Service want to bargain for an ... read more

Brimbank CC – ASU Members’ Meeting for Home Support Officers.

The Australian Service Union invites all Home Support Officer members at Brimbank City Council ... read more

Community Service Portable Long Service Leave Local Area Info Sessions

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Enterprise Bargaining Report Back Meeting

After a significant delay based on a decision by Hobsons Bay City Council management, the ... read more

You are cordially invited to our 2019 ASU Women’s Dinner

Are you ASU Proud?  Want to become more active? Come along for a celebration dinner for ... read more

Whittlesea City Council – Paid EA Meeting 31 July!

Paid mass members for all members to attend! City of Whittlesea presented some final wage offer read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at the Uniting Church In Australia

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at NEAMI

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Uniting Werribee

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Salvation Army Crisis Centre

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Youth Projects

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Centre for Multicultural Youth

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Jesuit Social Services – Portable Long Service Leave Info Session

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

MSIR North Richmond Community Health Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Madeleine Henderson will be on site at the MSIR this Saturday to meet with ASU ... read more

City of Melbourne July 2019 update

The ASU and delegates have decided to hold an information forum meeting for all Schedule A ... read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council Bargaining Update

The ASU met with Yarra Ranges management last week to represent the members interests in ... read more

Proposed Termination of Cancer Council Tasmania Enterprise Agreement

ASU Organisers will be holding meetings at Cancer Council sites this week in order to provide ... read more

Election for New ASU Delegate at Qantas

Due to the recent redundancy process undertaken by Qantas we have lost a number of our ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – EBA Update

The ASU held a round of meetings last week to obtain feedback from members on the amended ... read more

BSL – ASU Update for Response – Classifications & LAC ADOs

There have been many issues facing members at Brotherhood of St Laurence, here’s an update on ... read more

Survey on Bullying at City of Greater Geelong

The ASU needs to know your views on dealing with workplace bullying at City of Greater Geelong. read more

City of Melbourne EA Update

ASU have written to the CEO, Acting CEO and to the Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor and all other ... read more

Women with Disabilities – ASU Members Update on Enterprise Agreement

Bargaining has now commenced on the Enterprise Agreement (EA) for Women with Disabilities. ASU ... read more

Drummond Street Services – All Staff Meeting

The Australian Services Union invites all staff at Drummond Street Services, Carlton to an ... read more

BCYF Revised offer on the table – but is it good enough?

After an overwhelming NO vote for a substandard offer BCYF management came back to the table to read more

Loddon shire – ASU Members Only Meeting

ASU Organiser Danny Harris will be holding an ASU members only meeting at the Loddon Shire next read more

Uniting Age Well – Home Support Officers

We understand the transition across to Uniting Aged Well has been a little more turbulent then ... read more

ASU Submission to Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Over the past few years the ASU has fought hard for a viable, thriving psychosocial mental ... read more

South Gippsland SC – Changed Meeting Details

Please note changes to meeting times and location for the enterprise bargaining meetings. The ... read more

Ballarat Communications and Marketing Branch Proposed change

The ASU has been notified of proposed restructure of City of Ballarat’s Communications and ... read more

Banyule Civic Centre Proposed Change

The ASU has been notified of proposed changes to Organisation Systems department, which is to ... read more

Salvation Army EastCare Meeting Notice

The Australian Services Union invites all staff at SalvoCare Eastern to an important meeting. ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave and Community Health Centres

On 1 July 2019 the Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) Scheme commenced, unfortunately, late ... read more

Greater Geelong CC – Public Meeting #4

ASU members have called for a further public meeting to show their anger and frustration at the read more

Citywide EBA Meetings

The ASU will be holding paid members meetings to discuss the EBA Log of Claims as follows; ... read more

DVRC Meeting Notice

With staffing changes and pending potential organisational changes at DVRC the ASU have ... read more

South Gippsland EA Meetings

The Enterprise Agreement negotiations have almost concluded. We will be holding meetings with ... read more

Bass Coast (GSS) Meeting Notice

The Gippsland Shared Services (GSS) project has successfully secured $4.5 million in funding, ... read more

Moreland Council Jobs at Risk

ASU Officials, Delegates and Members attended the Council meeting on Wednesday night due to a ... read more

Child Youth & Family Services and Family Violence Women’s Services Network Committee

Be part of the voice for your sector. The ASU invites interested members ... read more

Maribyrnong EBA Update Meetings

The ASU will be holding a round of members meeting to discuss the Enterprise Agreement ... read more

Derwent Valley New ASU Delegate and General Update

Please accept our apologies for the delay in letting members know about the results of the ... read more

Melton EBA Update Meetings

The ASU will be holding a round of members meeting to discuss the Enterprise Agreement ... read more

Frankston City Council Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a membership meeting to discuss the progress of negotiations for a new ... read more

Kingston CC – Proposed Draft EA

Last week management provided a DRAFT timetable to the unions (ASU/AEU/ANMF/PA) that outlines ... read more

Whitehorse CC – EA lodged in the Fair Work Commission

The proposed roll-over Enterprise Agreement (EA) agreement was approved last month with a ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Info Session at Carers Association Victoria

Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) became a reality on 1 July 2019 for most community sector ... read more

Moreland Council Considers outsourcing of Waste services

Councillors will be voting on the future of Waste services at the Council meeting tomorrow ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Bargaining Report Back Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding joint paid-time meetings to provide an update on bargaining for read more

CFA – Fire Services Reforms Update

Following the recent passing of the Fire Services Reform Bill, the ASU sought an urgent meeting read more

East Gippsland SC – Meeting About Gippsland Shared Services Project

The Gippsland Shared Services (GSS) project has successfully secured $4.5 million in funding, ... read more

Wellington SC – Meeting About Gippsland Shared Services Project

The Gippsland Shared Services (GSS) project has successfully secured $4.5 million in funding, ... read more

Melton negotiations have concluded and here is the outcome

The enterprise agreement negotiations have recently concluded-important dates to be aware of ... read more

City of Port Phillip EA Update: Bargaining Meeting 1

ASU delegates and officials met with City of Port Phillip today for the first bargaining ... read more

BCYF backwards deal overwhelmingly voted down

Voting for a new enterprise agreement concluded yesterday. An overwhelming number of staff sent read more

Brimbank City Council Leisure Matters and Restructure continue to be discussed

The ASU has been in regular communications with Brimbank HR regarding the proposed restructure ... read more

City of Port Phillip Brief Enterprise Agreement Update

Since our last newsletter on the CoPP EA negotiations, your ASU bargaining team has spent ... read more

Westernport Water EA – Log of Claims Meeting

It seems like only yesterday that we finalised the last Westernport Water EA, but that time has read more

Derwent Valley Indoor Delegate Nomination

Given the resignations of both indoor ASU delegates in recent months, the ASU is now looking to read more

Hobart City Council Joint Union Enterprise Bargaining Update

On Thursday 27 June 2019 the bargaining for a new Enterprise agreement continued. There are ... read more

Depot Members Take Action – EA Negotiations

The ASU protects, promotes and improves the working conditions and entitlements of our members. read more

Intouch Meeting Notice

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement at Intouch are progressing, and your ASU ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – EBA Update

We recently held meetings to get feedback from ASU members on Council’s offer. ASU members ... read more

Frankston CC – Your Rights In Meetings

The ASU has recently been made aware of concerns by multiple FCC members regarding procedures ... read more

City of Melbourne – workers vote no to an unfair EA!

Congratulations to ASU members and delegates who campaigned for the City of Melbourne’s ... read more

Gary’s Story with Silicosis

Gary McFarlane was good at his job as a sandblaster, but now he wishes he wasn’t. Because ... read more

Wellbeing Days

Have you ever felt like you just needed a day to get back on top of your own mental wellbeing? ... read more

State Government Wages Policy

With bargaining set to commence in a number of State Government Agencies, there has been a lot ... read more

Avoid underpayment by knowing your classification

Getting to know your Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHCADS) ... read more

Family Violence Leave

The very first family violence leave in an enforceable industrial agreement anywhere in the ... read more

ASU members making progress at BSL

The delegate team at the Brotherhood of St Laurence has shown that with membership growth, ... read more

Portable Long Service Leave Starts Today!

The Portable Long Service Leave scheme kicks off today, 1 July 2019, for most community sector ... read more

ASU Life Member – Kevin Bowd

Kevin Bowd, a recently retired ASU Delegate from Qantas Airways in Hobart, has been awarded ... read more

Public Activism at City of Greater Geelong

ASU members and delegates at City of Greater Geelong have continued to take their workplace ... read more

Great Progress on Paid Family Violence Leave

The very first family violence leave in an enforceable industrial agreement anywhere in the ... read more

An Opportunity For ASU Women

The Anna Stewart Memorial Project is a 5 day program designed to encourage more women to be ... read more

Is your credit card giving you bang for your buck

Credit cards can be a useful money management tool – but only if your card is giving more than ... read more

CFA and Fire Services Reform

With the passing of the Fire Services Reform legislation recently, the Victorian Government ... read more

Family Violence Leave Success In Tasmania

The very first family violence leave in an enforceable industrial agreement anywhere in the ... read more

Backing ASU Members at Zinfra Contracting

ASU Members at Zinfra Contracting are about to vote on the taking of Industrial Action in ... read more

Yarra Delegates – Organised and Active

Following long and protracted negotiations, and real commitment from ASU delegates, City of ... read more

NO to an unfair EA at City of Melbourne

ASU Members and delegates at the City of Melbourne have just shown the importance of standing ... read more

Regional Networks – a stronger voice for workers

For years ASU delegates from across Ballarat and the Grampians region have been meeting ... read more

Delegate Profile – Bianca Long

Bianca joined the ASU when she started work at Qantas in their Contact Centre in Hobart and ... read more

Moreland CC – Amenities and Compliance

The ASU is aware that all members have been provided with the minutes following the meeting ... read more

VicRoads Transition to Department of Transport – Letters of Engagement

After many weeks of discussions, VicRoads Management have finalised the details of the ... read more

Melbourne CC – No vote closing – what next?

The Vote No campaign comes to an end at the close of business today, Thursday 27 June. We will ... read more

Whittlesea CC – ASU Rejects 1.8% Wage Offer!

ASU officials and your delegate team have been bargaining for a number of meetings. We have ... read more

Darebin CC – ASU Update

ASU officials and your ASU delegate team have been attending Consultation Committee meetings in read more

YACVic – Have Your Say It’s Your EBA

The YACVic Agreement will be voted on shortly- important dates are: Access Period – ... read more

BCYF EBA – We Urge All Employees To Vote No

ASU members at Barwon Child Youth and Family have been trying to bargain with your employer for read more

Latrobe CC – Meeting for HSOs

A decision regarding Councils on going delivery of aged care services will be made at the next ... read more

Campaspe Shire Council – Meeting on Outsourcing of HACC Services

On Thursday the ASU is holding a members meeting to discuss the outsourcing of HACC services at read more

BCYF – Latest offer still falls short

As members are aware, BYCF recently stopped the voting process on a new enterprise agreement ... read more

Pyrenees SC – Meeting to discuss Enterprise Agreement negotiations

All ASU members are invited to attend a PAID meeting to discuss the EBA negotiations and the ... read more

St John Ambulance Tasmania – Bargaining Continues for Trainers

The ASU, with assistance from HACSU, has continued to bargain for a new enterprise agreement ... read more

Yarra Ranges – Agreement Negotiations update – Members meetings Wednesday

The ASU and Council have reached a point in negotiations where members will guide the unions ... read more

Ballarat CC – ASU Member Meetings

After consultation with members the ASU has finalised the Log of claims for the City of ... read more

Brimbank CC – Roster Changes within Parks

The ASU had been advised of a potential change in roster which would see employees working ... read more

City of Monash agree to (some) ASU claims

ASU Members at the City of Monash are currently having their enterprise agreement negotiated ... read more

Melbourne CC – Vote NO if you’re not OK with an Unfair EA

FACTS: Loss of choice in redundancy / redeployment scenarios In the current CoM EA, staff ... read more

Kingston CC – Update Meetings on EA Negotiations

The Enterprise Agreement that regulates your wages and conditions of employment is being ... read more

Unison Log of Claims For Endorsement

The Log of Claims for negotiations with Unison has been complied after your input and ... read more

West Tamar Council – EA Bargaining Update

Bargaining for your 2019 Enterprise Agreement has now concluded and some excellent outcomes ... read more

Sorell Council – Important ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Aaron De La Torre will be visiting Sorell Council to further discuss the state of read more

BCYF – Your Rights In Disciplinary and Performance Review Procedures

The ASU has recently been made aware of concerns by multiple BCYF staff members regarding the ... read more

Melbourne CC – Vote NO if you’re not OK with an Unequal EA

FACTS: Schedule As! In the last three years CoM has employed approx. 340 staff on Schedule A. ... read more

Moreland CC – Short Survey Of Libraries Members

During the most recent Enterprise Bargaining, your ASU Reps entered into a Memorandum of ... read more

VicRoads Carlton Members Meeting – Tuesday

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be on site next Tuesday to talk to members. With your EA8 set to ... read more

Warrnambool City Council – Vote NO On The Proposed Enterprise Agreement

Council has walked away from the bargaining table is now putting a not-agreed and insulting ... read more

Barwon Water Enterprise Agreement – Log of Claims Meetings

With bargaining set to commence at Barwon Water, ASU meetings are being held at various sites ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Short Survey on Council’s Settlement Offer

The ASU is seeking feedback from members on the settlement offer that Council has tabled in the read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Mass Meeting Resolution: VOTE NO

ASU members at the City of Melbourne yesterday met to discuss the CoM offer and unanimously ... read more

Whitehorse CC – Ballot Result

The 2019 EA vote was completed on the weekend and the unions have been advised by management of read more

City of Greater Geelong – Public Meeting #3

Come along and show executive management that staff at City of Greater Geelong won’t put up ... read more

Ballarat City Council – ASU Members draft Log of Claims

After extensive consultation with ASU members & delegates the ASU has compiled your log of ... read more

Berry Street Bargaining is on!

Notice of Employee Representational Rights Members may have seen that Berry Street have ... read more

Hobart CC – Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

The ASU will be holding paid-time meetings for ASU members across City of Hobart to report back read more

Melbourne City Mission Negotiation Update

The ASU is looking forward to seeing you all at the members scheduled for this week. Fitzroy ... read more

Maribyrnong CC Enterprise Negotiation Update -Paid Meetings

As previously advised ASU Organiser Lorraine Di Pietrantonio will be running a round of ... read more

Monash CC – ASU Members Meeting on 24 June

Your Agreement will expire on 30 June, 2019 and negotiations between management and your union ... read more

Intereach – Members Meeting Next Week

ASU Lead Organiser Mark Brady will be holding a follow up meeting next week to discuss ... read more

ASU Site Visit at Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Launceston

ASU Growth and Campaigns Organiser Seranna Shutt is visiting Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, ... read more

Latrobe City Council – The Future of Home Care

The ASU met with Acting General Manager of Community Services Kate Kerslake, and officers on ... read more

VicRoads – Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be on site next Thursday to talk to members. With your EA8 set to read more

ASU Says Vote NO – COM EA Update Meeting

The City of Melbourne has approved to a one hour paid meeting for ASU members to attend and get read more

BCYF Enterprise Agreement Meetings

ASU Organiser Joanne McEvoy and ASU Delegates will be visiting BCYF worksites to meet with ... read more

Boroondara – ASU Delegate Nomination

Mandy Pavely from the Libraries team has nominated to become an ASU Delegate at the City of ... read more

Kentish Council – Meeting to Discuss Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a meeting at Kentish Council to discuss the upcoming read more

Maribyrnong City Council EBA Update

Your Agreement negotiations are still in progress; at the last meeting held  on Wednesday 5 ... read more

Brimbank Leisure Centre Update

The ASU has been notified of council’s intention to restructure employee’s shifts across St ... read more

Moreland CC – Members Meeting About Surveillance Devices

The ASU will be holding a meeting next Tuesday 18 June about the use of surveillance devices ... read more

Melbourne Water – Seeking New Delegates at 990

With bargaining set to commence for a new Melbourne Water Enterprise Agreement, the ASU is ... read more

ASU Meeting at DVVIC

With staffing changes and pending potential organisational changes at DVVIC the ASU has ... read more

Qantas – Your next pay rise is due in July

Good news! Your next EBA pay increase of 3% is due to commence on the first full pay period ... read more

Hobart City Council – Enterprise Bargaining Update No. 3

Yesterday saw the third negotiation meeting with Hobart City Council in relation to your new ... read more

Don’t forget to VOTE NO in the Enterprise Agreement ballot this week!

Voting in the Enterprise Agreement ballot is important, don’t forget to VOTE NO this week.  The read more

Melbourne City Mission – Bargaining Update

The ASU bargaining team is looking forward to seeing you all at the next round of meetings ... read more

MacKillop Family Services – Enterprise Agreement Variation

The ASU office is making contact with members regarding the vote currently happening to vary ... read more

YSAS – One Off SCHCADS Level Review Closes 30 July

The ASU is committed to protecting and improving the working conditions of our members. Over ... read more

ASU CoGG Workplace Bullying Survey

The ASU needs to know your views on dealing with workplace bullying at City of Greater Geelong. read more

Metro Home Care Network Meeting

A lot is happening in Council Aged Care Services. We encourage all HACC workers to attend as we read more

Implementation of the Portable Long Service Leave Scheme

After a long fight by ASU members, the state government last year passed a bill implementing a ... read more

HBCC Director pulls pin on negotiations

Hobsons Bay City Council Director of Corporate Services Andrew McLeod has pulled the pin on all read more

VicRoads transition to Department of Transport – Update

Consultation continues between the ASU, VicRoads, and DoT around the impending transition of ... read more

Melbourne CC – Bargaining Update

Please find an update below on your key EA claims and CoM’s response – which they have ... read more

BCYF Shifts – but is it enough?

Members have received an email from BCYF advising that they have suspended the voting for the ... read more

Greater Bendigo City Council – ASU Member Meetings

ASU Organiser Danny Harris will be holding a number of ASU member meetings at the City of ... read more

Clarence City Council – Rescheduled ASU Site Visits

Due to unforeseen circumstances the site visits that ASU Organiser Seranna Shutt had planned ... read more

safe steps – ASU Member Meeting

ASU members at safe steps have weathered the storms of repeated changes with their employer ... read more

Vote NO in the Whitehorse Enterprise Agreement Ballot

The City of Whitehorse is putting a proposed enterprise agreement out to a ballot of employees. read more

Yarra CC – Getting to know your new Enterprise Agreement

The ASU will be holding member meetings across council to discuss implementation of the new ... read more

Yarra CC – EA Information Sessions at Libraries

The ASU will be holding member meetings across libraries starting at the Richmond Library to ... read more

Macedon Ranges SC – Report Back Member Meetings

ASU Organiser Martin McDonald will be meeting with ASU members at Macedon Ranges Shire to ... read more

BSL agrees to a more transparent approach to your issues

For many months your ASU representatives have been arguing on your behalf that every member ... read more

Bargaining Continues for a new Enterprise Agreement at Bethany

On Tuesday 4 June, your ASU bargaining representatives met with Bethany management to continue ... read more

ASU Site Visit at TasWater’s Moonah Office

ASU Growth and Campaigns Organiser Seranna Shutt is visiting TasWater’s Moonah Office DATE: ... read more

Latrobe Council – ASU meeting to discuss enterprise agreement negotiations

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a meeting at Latrobe Council to discuss the upcoming read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

Negotiations for your new Enterprise Agreement continued with Hobart City Council at the second read more

Intouch – Classifications Follow Up: Your Feedback Required

The ASU held a Classifications Workshop with members at Intouch on May 8 2019. We assisted ... read more

City of Boroondara – Libraries Restructure Update

ASU members have raised concerns regarding the restructure that is taking place across City of ... read more

Borough of Queenscliffe – Member’s Feedback Needed On Management Offer

ASU representatives have been bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement with BoQ management on ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council – Home Care Transition & Redundancy

The ASU has had numerous discussions and email exchanges with Hobsons Bay City Council HR and ... read more

Glen Eira CC -Update on Residential Aged Care and Disciplinary Policy

The ASU provides workplace information, services, and individual support to members. ... read more

Next meeting of the NW/SW Delegate Network

As part of the ASU’s commitment to protecting, promoting and improving the working conditions ... read more

EPIC EA Vote Imminent

The ASU has today notified EPIC’s negotiating team that we believe that we have reached an ... read more

Wellington SC – Meetings to discuss start of EA negotiations

ASU Organiser Cameron Wright will be at Wellington Shire to discuss the start of the Enterprise read more

Gippsland Shared Services Proposal

The 4 Councils participating in the Gippsland Shared Services proposal – East Gippsland, South ... read more

Sorell Council – Important ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Aaron De La Torre will be visiting Sorell Council to discuss the current state of read more

An outstanding ASU delegate

Last Friday night the ASU was proud to see Andrew Bayes, a delegate at George Town Council, ... read more

South East Home Care Network

A lot is happening in Council Aged Care Services. We encourage all HACC workers to attend as we read more

Moreland Delegate and Consultative Meeting Updates

After much effort from the ASU about establishing paid delegates meetings at Moreland Council, ... read more

A Stronger Voice for workers

The ASU protects, promotes and improves the working conditions of members. And we have been ... read more

Ensuring viable jobs at Qantas

The ASU has members in diverse industries, united for a stronger voice for workers. One of the ... read more

Update on VicRoads Transition

Several weeks ago the State Government announced that a large section of VicRoads will be ... read more

State Government IR Policy

Just a few weeks ago,  the state government announced a new wages and industrial framework for ... read more

50 Years of commitment to the ASU

Alan Colman The ASU has many members who provide outstanding service to the union. Whether in ... read more

PLSL Member Update

The ASU is proud to share that Portable Long Service Leave is ever closer to becoming a reality read more

Good News for ASU Members at Star Health

Standing together, engaging your union, and having dedicated delegates and members, can make ... read more

2019-20 Annual Wage Review Decision – 3%

Last week the Fair Work Commission decided to increase the wages of workers who are on a modern read more

Identifying & Responding to Workplace Bullying

“Am I being bullied?” It is important to remember that someone acting inappropriately or ... read more

Anna Stewart Memorial Project

The Anna Stewart Memorial Project encourages more women to be active in unions. And this last ... read more

Occupational Violence in Libraries

The ASU has been meeting with members from libraries concerned with the increase in ... read more

Michele Sinclair Delegate Profile

Michele Sinclair is a dedicated ASU delegate who recently stepped up to make sure ASU members ... read more

Wyndham EBA setting a new benchmark

Delegates at Wyndham City Council, supported by ASU organisers, have negotiated an agreement ... read more

Qantas Classification “Bungle” update

Back in early February 2019, Qantas told staff and the world that they had failed to pay a ... read more

A message from Lisa and Billy

Since the last E-News, elections for our branch of the ASU have been completed. Along with ... read more

Ballarat Regional Network Meeting

As part of the ASU’s commitment to protecting, promoting and improving the working conditions ... read more

Manningham City Council ASU Around The Grounds Update

As you are aware there are a number of issues happening within council and we thought it was ... read more

2019 Wage Increase for Central Highlands Council

The Fair Work Commission this week handed down their findings in relation to minimum wage ... read more

Moreland Amenities and Compliance Update

A meeting was held between ASU and Moreland Council on Wednesday 29 May at 11am, at which an ... read more

Melton City Council EBA Update

ASU Delegates and Organiser have been negotiating with your employer over several months to ... read more

BCYF why vote no info sessions

The ASU will be visiting BCYF worksites soon to hold information session and provide an ... read more

Glenorchy Council – Proposed Introduction of GPS for Vehicles and Plant

Glenorchy City Council is currently considering the introduction of a GPS Management System for read more

Melbourne Water EA – Have Your Say

With bargaining set to commence at Melbourne Water, an ASU meeting will be held at head office ... read more

RAV Bargaining Update & Delegate Nomination

Bargaining Update ASU organisers and delegates have been meeting with Relationships Australia ... read more

Whitehorse City Council Urgent –Your right to decide

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT Last week management advised your union representatives that they want ... read more

Moreland City Council Meeting Notice

The Australian Services Union invites Home Support Officer members at Moreland Council to an ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Negotiations at RACT

Negotiations are continuing for new enterprise agreements for the sales and admin teams at RACT read more

Fantastic Result for Members at Brighton

As members would be aware by now, negotiations for your new enterprise agreement have now been ... read more

St John Ambulance Negotiations Continue for Trainers’ EA

The ASU and HACSU, together with ASU Delegate Martin Mizzi, met with management on Monday this ... read more

Moreland Amenities and Compliance Update Newsletter

An ASU meeting was held with members of Amenities and Compliance on Monday 27 May to confirm ... read more

Tell us how the Victorian budget is affecting your industry or workplace

The ASU has members in diverse industries and the Victorian state budget can affect the work of read more

Maribyrnong City Council Win

We have had a WIN at the Federal Court today for ASU Members! The Judged dismissed Maribyrnong ... read more

Gippsland Water EA – Have Your Say

With bargaining set to commence at Gippsland Water, an ASU meeting will be held at head office ... read more

BCYF’s Backwards Deal – It’s up to you now to Vote No!

BCYF have advised that they are forging ahead with their proposed agreement that provides no ... read more

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