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Proud to be Public – Delegates Training Events

YOU KNOW the value of the work you and your colleagues do for the Tasmanian community. We protect children and support families, build the skills and opportunities for Tasmanians, keep our communities safe and protect Tasmanian exports and industries. The barriers facing our public sector are growing. The government is squeezing the services you provide […]


Amelia Perales: CPSU Member & Pride of Australia Medal Winner

Amelia’s positivity and bravery earned her a Pride of Australia medal this year. In a ceremony at the Blundstone Arena in October Amelia received the award in the Fair Go category after overcoming many difficulties during her life. Amelia always has a smile on her face despite her past difficulties. “With all the trials I’ve […]


Biosecurity Tas: overtime ban will continue

CPSU members at Biosecurity Tasmania will continue their ban on overtime for another week as a result of Minister Rockliff doing absolutely nothing to address their concerns. “These workers have been telling the Minister for almost six months that they can’t continue to work excessive overtime to hold together the Biosecurity system but he has ignored […]


Friday Wrap: the last seven days at a glance

BIOSECURITY was front and centre this week, with employees banning overtime due to understaffing. The action started on Monday. Minister Jeremy Rockliff was warned each month since September that both he and his department had until November 16 to resolve the crisis in Biosecurity otherwise employees would place a ban on overtime. The CPSU’s Tom […]


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Latest Campaigns

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 […]


Your Services

See the real cost to the community of budget cuts to our state’s services. Text when you click The Your Services website has been designed by the Community and Public Sector Union as part of an ongoing campaign to protect the public services we all rely on. Its only by recording the cuts to services […]


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