October is WorkSafe Month

Future work and HSRs – What will the challenges be for representatives? Presented by Unions Tasmania in conjunction with WorkSafe Tasmania, these free forums (breakfast provided) are an opportunity for HSRs from across industry to meet, network and learn in an informal setting. In line with the Month’s ‘Future of Work, Future Challenges’ theme, guest […]


Health worker speaks out about service failures

Public Sector Workers are employed to serve the Tasmanian people not the political interests of the government of the day. Clearly Health Minister Michael Ferguson was not interested in what senior clinician Dr Frank O’Keefe had to say about the under resourcing of our health services. But the public reaction to Dr O’Keefe’s comments and […]


One Night Stand – workers put in hard yards

Parks and Wildlife workers at St Helens put a huge amount of work around the festival; including ensuring patrons who camped did the right thing. Other Public sector workers, including those from our State Emergency Service also put in some hard yards.  Before and during the mammoth event, which attracted more than 20,000 people to […]


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Latest Campaigns

Tasmania Needs a Pay Rise

Since 2011 Tasmanian governments have capped the wages of Tasmanians working in the public sector, like rangers, health professionals, teachers and nurses, at 2% per annum. Premier Will Hodgman plans to continue this 2% cap until at least 2023. For many of these Tasmanians this means a struggle to make ends meet while the cost […]


Change the Rules

JOIN THE MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE:   CHANGE THE RULES FOR BETTER JOBS, BETTER SERVICES Australian Unions pushing for a better public services and jobs A big chunk of the Australian Unions’ Jobs You Can Count On Strategy is dedicated to improving public services and the jobs that deliver them. The jobs you count on […]


Jobs You Can Count On

  The services you deliver each day rely on jobs you can count on. Unions believe you deserve jobs that pay a decent wage,  are secure and allow you to live quality lives. This is what the Tasmanian unions Jobs You Can Count On campaign is all about. Unions Tasmania Secretary Jessica Munday: “Tasmanian Unions […]


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