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INTERVIEW: Tom Lynch on public sector cuts, redundancies and more

THIS morning ABC 936′s Sarah Gillman spoke to CPSU General Secretary Tom Lynch about what’s happening in the public sector. He spoke about the impacts of cuts across the public sector to services that Tasmanians rely on from Child Protection to WorkSafe. He addressed  ageism and sexism around the redundancy process and the fallacy that [...]


LISTEN: ABC fact check on the Tas Public Sector

GET THE FACTS! Listen to a Fact Check from the ABC’s Louise Saunders on the public sector wage freeze, from the initial Crown Employees (Salaries) Bill to the government’s current budget cuts. It paints a clear picture of what’s happened so far and the government refusing to talk to unions or their workers. Dec 11 [...]


Ted Leeson: Recognition well-timed and deserved

TED LEESON’S had quite a career, helping thousands improve the safety at their workplaces . Last week he retired from the public sector, with more than 40 years in the service and almost all as a CPSU Member. Workplace Health and Safety is the cornerstone of his career, and his work to improve the lives [...]


Play your part this Christmas

THE National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) encourages you to play your part this festive season. The break can be stressful for many families so maybe you can lend a hand or even just listen to someone in your community who’s struggling. Whether you’re a carer, neighbour, aunty or friend, NAPCAN [...]


CPSU Christmas shutdown

YOUR CPSU is taking a brief festive break. We close our Hobart office at 2.30pm on Wednesday December 24 and reopen at 8.30am on Monday January 5. Our Launceston Office is closed from midday on Christmas Eve and reopens Monday January 5 at 8.30am. If you want to buy movie tickets or Coles and Woolworths [...]


Health services brace for further cuts

TASMANIAN health services look to be hit even harder after the Federal Government released its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook on Monday. Health policy analyst Martyn Goddard said the figures showed our state would receive about $86m less in health funding over four years than the May budget anticipated. In a statement the analyst said [...]


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Latest Campaigns

Save our Services: Stopwork Meetings: 27 November

Consistent with the resolution of the CPSU Council a notice of industrial action has been developed. This notice instructs CPSU members to participate in the industrial actions on 27 November. Find a notice of industrial action here. This is an instruction to CPSU members to stop work from 8.30-10.30am on November 27. Members who live [...]


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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