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The People’s Inquiry into Privatisation

POLITICIANS at all levels of government are recklessly privatising our public services. Privatisation leads to diminished quality of services, lack of accountability and transparency, and taking control of services out of public hands. Services should be run for public good, not private profit. Services should be accountable, transparent, and democratic. Communities should have a say over […]

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Friday Wrap: Our Week in Review

  AGM: Come along! DELEGATES come along to our Annual General Meeting and hear about your union’s activity over the last 12 months. It’s a chance to meet staff, officials and other Members. It’s always a great afternoon, capped off by our CPSU Award presentations. Lunch is provided. When: Friday August 26, 1pm Where: CPSU […]

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Transport Inspectors: long-term fix needed at state’s weighbridges

TRANSPORT Inspectors work hard to keep our roads safe. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR’s) two-month National Roadworthiness Baseline Survey (NRBS) started on August 1. Around Australia authorised officers will conduct heavy vehicle health checks at roadside check points. This research will identify factors that increase the risk of incidents, help to develop a national […]

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Anna Stewart Memorial Project & Women’s conference

HELP strengthen women’s’ voices in the union movement. The week-long Anna Stewart Memorial Project is back for 2016, including the popular Unions Tasmania Women’s Conference, from 12-16 September. This year participants will hear from a range of speakers, panels, visit key bodies that are vital to the union movement and receive training on a range […]

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CPSU Awards: Time is running out to nominate a colleague and say thanks!

THE CPSU Awards recognise the efforts of a few of the thousands of public sector staff who ensure Tasmanians get the support and services they need. Nominations close on Monday August 15, so nominate a fellow Member today! In 2016 there are three awards you can nominate your colleagues for:   FM Financial Award for Outstanding […]

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CPSU AGM: Members, you’re invited

MOST Member-based organisations like the CPSU formally report to Members at an Annual General Meeting. We present our financial reports and tell Members what we have achieved together in the past 12 months.     You’re invited   COME along to our Annual General Meeting and hear about your union’s activity over the last year. […]

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Friday Wrap: our week in review

  Delegate training THIS week it was great to have 11 Delegates take part in our level two training course ‘Delving Deeper into the Delegate Role’. These workplace reps came from all corners of the public sector, their work helping Tasmanians in many ways, from Education, Parks & Wildlife, State Growth, WorkSafe, the Port Arthur […]

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Work for the CPSU: Industrial Organiser, Organising & Campaign Team

WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? Our public service delivers opportunities, protection and better lives for Tasmanians. CPSU Tasmania is the union that stands up for services and ensures a strong voice for the staff who strengthen our communities. We’re gearing up for a broad campaign to defend our public services and we’re looking for staff to […]

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Sad news about Nick

The CPSU staff and council are sad and shocked by the illness and loss of our friend and colleague Nick Duncombe who passed away at his home on Saturday. After serving in the army and then in real estate Nick brought his energy and sly wit to the CPSU at the beginning of 2013 when […]

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Friday Wrap: The week in review

Will Hodgman’s elusive wages policy CURRENTLY we’re trying to chase down Will Hodgman’s public sector wages policy. It’s a bit like trying to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. What we know so far: It supposedly says that any increase for you can only be ‘up to’ 2% but we […]

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