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CPSU Easter Shutdown

YOUR CPSU shuts down over the Easter break. Offices shut at 5pm on Thursday April 17 and reopen Monday April 28. If you need any urgent advice or help during this time call 6234 1708 to hear details for the on-call Organiser. Everyone here at the CPSU wishes you a happy and safe Easter break.


New! Entertainment books available

BUY your 2014-15 Entertainment Book through your CPSU to raise money for a great cause. From each book sold $13 will go to aid agency Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA, which helps countless people around the globe. Find out more about the cause here. Entertainment Books cost $65. You can order and pay online here. [...]


CPSU Recipe

THIS week’s recipe comes from the CPSU’s Ruby Thomas-Thompson. Ruby said she likes this recipe because it’s healthy, fresh, delicious and quick to make. We’d love for you to send us your recipes! Send your recipe and photo to j.clydesdale@tas.cpsu.com.au .   Crispy Skinned Salmon on a bed of Greens with a side of Potato [...]


Macquarie Island: pest free thanks to hard work and dedication

LAST week’s declaration that Macquarie Island is pest free is a testament to the hard work of many public sector workers over many years. The project has a long history. Cats and rabbits recorded on the island in the 1800s, and rats and mice soon after. These pests caused severe problems for Macquarie’s many seabirds [...]


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Latest Campaigns

Save Public Services

YOUR CPSU joined with other public sector unions to launch a campaign that highlights the damage further public service job cuts would cause to Tasmanian communities. The campaign’s also about broadening the public’s view on who public sector workers: people who provide vital services such as child protection, road safety and maintenance, looking after our [...]


Tasmania Decides: State Election 2014

Survey candidates and responses FIND responses to our candidate survey below. We’ll keep updating this page as we receive responses. No response received means we’ve sent the candidate an invitation to participate in the survey. Awaiting response means we are in the process of sending invitations to these candidates, after the full list of candidates [...]


$1000 CPSU Amy Batt Memorial Tertiary Scholarships up for grabs

IN 2014 your CPSU is offering two $1000 Amy Batt Memorial Tertiary Scholarships. The scholarships are in memory of the late Amy Batt, daughter of ex-CPSU Organiser Jill Batt and sister of former CPSU Organiser Jacob Batt. These scholarships are for any CPSU Member or their child who’s studying at University or TAFE anywhere in [...]


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