All the latest news and views from the CPSU team

World Mental Health Day

Mental health workers, unions and concerned community members rallied outside Hobart’s Executive Building to protest savage cuts to services. People rallied. Pollies waffled. It was World Mental Health Day. There was nothing to celebrate.

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ALP State Conference Protest

If you’re angry about being lied to by the government then you need to stand up. On Saturday August 6th unions have organised a protest outside the ALP State Conference in Launceston. This is an opportunity to ensure all state and federal Labor politicians get the message that slashing services and jobs is inconsistent with […]

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Better Work Tasmania

WorkCover Tasmania is inviting people to help develop a vitally important work health and safety strategy: ‘Better Work Tasmania’. WorkCover wants employee input about what can and needs to be done to reduce Tasmania’s higher than average rate of work-related injury and illness and bring about improved health and safety. Meetings will be held in […]

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Horror budget

Last Thursday the Premier handed down a horror budget. She made massive cuts to public sector spending across all Agencies and capped future increases for public sector workers at 2%. The budget is based on the lie that 1700 jobs can be cut from the current workforce without reducing the services available to the community. […]

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Budget day protest

There was a large turnout to the Budget Day community protest on Parliament Lawns. The Government has to start taking notice of the growing number of concerned and angry Tasmanians.  

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