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Leg Council Backs Union Call for Proper public sector review

PRESSURE is mounting on the government to support a plan put forward by public sector unions for a root and branch review of the public sector. It comes after meetings with public sector union members overwhelmingly supported a number of savings measures, including such a review to end the boom/bust cycle and ensure we end [...]


Public Sector cuts

YESTERDAY the Treasurer made a ministerial statement to parliament on the government ‘s plans for the public sector. Contributions to the parliamentary debate by the Treasurer and the Premier were cold and lacked empathy. They seemed almost triumphant in announcing the number of jobs they would be cutting – indicating no understanding the impact their [...]


Movember looms

CPSU Organiser Nick Duncombe is taking part in Movember to raise money for men’s health, including cancer and mental health. Nick is part of the Parks and Wildlife (Wildgrowth) team. He taking part as their workplace Organiser but also because his Dad’s experienced cancer and he’s keen to help the cause in any way. CPSU [...]


Recognise campaign: you’re invited to a free special screening

COME along to a free screening of Charlie’s Country at the Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival, Launceston. The film is Australia’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards! WHEN: Saturday November 8, 2.15pm WHERE: Annexe Theatre, University of Tasmania’s School of Visual and Performing Arts, 2-4 Invermay Rd, Invermay. [...]


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Latest Campaigns

Bust the Budget

IT’S the worst attack on public sector workers we’ve seen in Australia so far. Tasmanian Public Sector workers’ wages now and in the future are at stake. Not only this, but the Tasmanian Government is on a path to undermine the entire bargaining system to do so through legislative change. Premier Will Hodgman and Treasurer Peter [...]


Why Be Part of the CPSU

By joining the CPSU, you become part of a strong, progressive union focussed on maximising the services available to the Tasmanian community and ensuring those who deliver those services are treated fairly and with respect. CPSU Members have access to the full range of advice, support and representation on both individual and group issues. By [...]


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 [...]


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