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A tale of two inquiries

The Turnbull government has directed the Productivity Commission to undertake an inquiry into increasing ‘competition’ and ‘contestability’ in human services – both code-words for increasing privatisation and for-profit provision of services. The first stage of the inquiry concluded in December, with a report that identifies six areas that they have identified from increased competition and […]


CPSU Week in Review – Still waiting on your pay rise?

Pay rise delay The Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement (PSUWA), the Allied Health Professionals, Radiation Therapists, Dental Officers and Correctional Officers Agreements, were all registered with the Tasmanian Industrial Commission before Christmas. While the pay rises in these Agreements will be paid from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 December 2016, […]


Meet our Members: Niki Hussain

MEMBER PROFILE Niki Hussain, School Social Worker             NIKI was recently recognised for her initiative and enthusiasm in helping students, parents and staff in her role with Learning Services Southern Region. In November she won the RBF/DOE Award for support staff and spoke to the CPSU team about her role in the […]


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Latest Campaigns

Proud to be Public: PSUWA Bargaining 2016

GET the latest on your agreement here. We’ll update this page as new information comes to hand – so keep updated and stay informed! Make sure you have your say on your Agreement. Sign up to join the fight to Save our Public services! 5 Agreements finalised December 22: THE results are in and over 96% […]


Save our Weekend

PRIME MINISTER Malcolm Turnbull said we needed to have a conversation about weekend penalty rates. We know that millions of Australians rely on these weekend rates and changing these would mean a sudden pay cut for these people. Sign up to the Save our Weekend campaign here and stay tuned for more campaign updates. Here […]


Union Power Campaign

UNION POWER  can save CPSU Members hundreds of dollars a year on power, fuel, gas and internet costs. On behalf of union members UNION POWER can negotiate all sorts of discounts for individual that have so far only been available for big business. Unions Tasmania will use the collective market power of tens of thousands […]


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