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$1000 CPSU Amy Batt Memorial Tertiary Scholarships

IN 2016 we’re offering two $1000 scholarships to help a Member or their child with University or TAFE study anywhere in Australia. We know the value of education in giving Tasmania the skills we need for the future and opening opportunities to people of all ages. Apply today! Click here to download a poster for […]

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Unions Tasmania Upcoming Events: April and May

FROM remembering those Tasmanians who died at work on International Workers’ Memorial Day to celebrating our union history on May Day – there are a number of upcoming Unions Tasmania events in April and May that you’re invited to. Download a flyer here and see what’s on near you here. Read about these events in more […]

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Friday Wrap: Our week in review

CPSU Member needs help to save his daughter Katrell Sadler is a 35-year-old mum with a loving husband. Her son Jackson is 14, a gifted athlete, and plays in his division for the Hobart Chargers.  Her dad Frank Bishop is a long term CPSU Member, loves his daughter like any father does, and is fighting […]

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PETITION: Stop the Public Housing Transfer

CLICK HERE TO SIGN. On 17 March the Tasmanian Government passed a Bill allowing them to hand over the titles of 4000 public housing properties to non-government providers. After just 5 years these properties can be sold to private investors who would not be required to provide housing to those in need.  The legislation was […]

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CPSU Member needs help to save his daughter

Katrell Sadler is a 35-year-old mum with a loving husband. Her son Jackson is 14, a gifted athlete, and plays in his division for the Hobart Chargers.  Growing up on the East Coast of Tassie with her family, she met her husband in Indiana the US, where she now lives. A Hawks supporter, Katrell loves […]

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Unions Tasmania power proposal

THERE’S NO  doubt we’re in an energy crisis. Hydro Tasmania dam levels have dropped to a new record of 14.6 per cent, Bass Link is still broken and it’s unclear when it’ll be fixed. Unions held an emergency meeting on the power crisis yesterday.  Unions Tasmania has put forward a way to ease the power […]

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Proud to be Public

Out and about in workplaces, Members are telling us the same story – too few resources, work overload, frustration at a lack of career progression and concerns about the future of the public sector.     What you’re telling us matters to you:   “To have a possibility to progress further in our careers.” “Having […]

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What a week: Turnbull calls a Double Dissolution election while health, education and families in limbo

THE TURNBULL Government wants to wage war on workers and he’s willing to threaten Senators that if they don’t pass his Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and Registered Organisations legislation, he’ll call a double dissolution over it. What’s a double dissolution election? It’s similar to a normal election but the whole Senate goes to […]

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Week in Review

Eight Hour Day MONDAY we celebrated the Eight Hour Day. Decent work hours are something that we need so we can enjoy what we love, spend time with friends and family, or just to put our feet up! The Eight Hour Day is an achievement union members have won and it’s worth celebrating. Read about […]

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