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CPSU Delegate Profile: Leon Chick

Meet Leon,  a CPSU Delegate (pictured above, centre) at Disability and Community Services. My Job is: Coordinator, Individual Funding Unit. My job helps the Tasmanian community by: Providing funding to community organisations to support people with a disability live in the general community. I joined the union because: I have always been in a union as […]


Media Release: Not a Single Child Safety Officer Promised by Liberals

Despite the Hodgman government making around $2,500,000,000 of promises in the State election the Minister for Children, Jacquie Petrusma has failed to secure one cent to employ additional Child Safety Officers. The last figures seen in December 2017 showed there were 494 children reported at risk who did not have a dedicated Child Safety Officer […]


Labor Mental Health commitments

Labor made the following commitments to mental health, if elected this weekend: • To increase the age for adolescent mental health care to 25; • To introduce Child and Adolescent Outreach Mental Health Teams in the North, South and North West; and to • ‘rebuild mental health services from the ground up’ Mental Health Services […]


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Latest Campaigns

Jobs You Can Count On

  The services you deliver each day rely on jobs you can count on. Unions believe you deserve jobs that pay a decent wage,  are secure and allow you to live quality lives. This is what the Tasmanian unions Jobs You Can Count On campaign is all about. Unions Tasmania Secretary Jessica Munday: “Tasmanian Unions […]


Unlocking Public Sector Skills

RECRUITMENT & PROMOTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR IS BROKEN IT TAKES months to fill a job, competent staff often lose the job they love when seeking reclassification and many of you work at a higher band every day for no additional pay. It’s time to change the rules so you’re supported to use your skills […]


Scrap the Cap

It’s time the Hodgman Government scrapped the cap and negotiated your next agreement in good faith – ie without a pre-determined wage outcome.


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