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BREAKING: USU/ASU members win 5.75% pay rise for almost 3 million workers

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 2/06/2023

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BREAKING: USU/ASU members win 5.75% pay rise for almost 3 million workers

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 2/06/2023

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Virgin Australia happy to “shake the money tree” but not when it comes to fair and reasonable wages

Virgin Australia workers are being pressured into accepting an “effective wage cut” as the airline seeks to push through an unendorsed Enterprise Bargaining Agreement amid a communications leak that raises serious questions about senior management’s 1/06/2023

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It’s time to nominate! 2023 New Gen Awards

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 24/05/2023

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Union win! This is why we fight: Workers to benefit from a coordinated and just energy transition

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 5/05/2023

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USU supports additional free drop-in Health Services in rural NSW

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 2/05/2023

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We need more publicly owned aged care services, not less

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 18/04/2023

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New report: Feeling the Pinch

The ASU's new “Feeling the Pinch” report shows why a wage increase is urgently needed. A major survey of ASU members has revealed the real toll the cost of living crisis is having on workers in clerical, administration and call centres. 14/03/2023

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Union members win 4.6 – 5.2% pay rise

Today, the Fair Work Commission gave its Annual Wage Review Decision. Over 2.7 million workers are set to get a 4.6 - 5.2% pay rise after a well fought campaign by union members. Learn more. 15/06/2022

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Union members win 4.6 – 5.2% pay rise

Today, the Fair Work Commission gave its Annual Wage Review Decision. Over 2.7 million workers are set to get a 4.6 - 5.2% pay rise after a well fought campaign by union members. Learn more. 15/06/2022

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New report: Feeling the Pinch

The ASU's new “Feeling the Pinch” report shows why a wage increase is urgently needed. A major survey of ASU members has revealed the real toll the cost of living crisis is having on workers in clerical, administration and call centres. 14/06/2022

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What ASU members achieved this election | Let’s finish what we started

ASU members worked tirelessly during this election. And together, we did it! We changed the government! 25/05/2022

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Labor announces new plan to make the NDIS best it can be

Today the Labor Party announced its policy for a better NDIS. For years, ASU members have been campaigning for a better NDIS - one where there are secure jobs, portable entitlements, better training, and support for advocacy in the NDIS. 19/04/2022

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Labor announces new plan to make the NDIS best it can be

Today the Labor Party announced its policy for a better NDIS. For years, ASU members have been campaigning for a better NDIS - one where there are secure jobs, portable entitlements, better training, and support for advocacy in the NDIS. 19/04/2022

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What the Budget means for ASU Members

Did you see the Federal Budget this week? The Budget will have a real impact on wages, jobs and the support our frontline services and industries receive. Read our detailed analysis on the issues that matter to ASU members. 14/04/2022

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What the Budget means for ASU Members

Did you see the Federal Budget this week? The Budget will have a real impact on wages, jobs and the support our frontline services and industries receive. Read our detailed analysis on the issues that matter to ASU members. 14/04/2022

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ASU members call for a pay increase of 5%

Today, ASU members, Lilly, Harvey and Adele joined ACTU Secretary Sally McManus calling for a 5% increase in National Wage Case. 31/03/2022

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ASU members call for a pay increase of 5%

Today, ASU members, Lilly, Harvey and Adele joined ACTU Secretary Sally McManus calling for a 5% increase in National Wage Case. 31/03/2022

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Labor will implement paid domestic violence leave, if elected

ASU members have led the campaign for a minimum of 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave. 16/03/2022

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Labor will implement paid domestic violence leave, if elected

ASU members have led the campaign for a minimum of 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave. 16/03/2022

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Labor has announced its plan for the community sector

Labor have announced its plan to restore respect to the community sector through better job security, pay, and the support they need to do their important work. 15/03/2022

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Labor has announced its plan for the community sector

Labor have announced its plan to restore respect to the community sector through better job security, pay, and the support they need to do their important work. 15/03/2022

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Morrison fails women with Super

The Morrison Government has refused to pay Super on paid parental leave, ignoring calls from Australian women and the advice of their own retirement income review... 8/03/2022

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Morrison fails women with Super

The Morrison Government has refused to pay Super on paid parental leave, ignoring calls from Australian women and the advice of their own retirement income review... 8/03/2022

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Equal Pay Day - Celebrating 10 years of historic win

On February 1st 2012, community workers were handed long awaited pay rises in a historic decision by Fair Work Australia in the equal pay case. Today, we celebrate ten years since ASU members won the Equal Pay case for the community sector. 1/02/2022

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Equal Pay Day - Celebrating 10 years of historic win

On February 1st 2012, community workers were handed long awaited pay rises in a historic decision by Fair Work Australia in the equal pay case. Today, we celebrate ten years since ASU members won the Equal Pay case for the community sector. 1/02/2022

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Sorry Day 2022

Today marks National Sorry Day. 28/10/2021

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Sorry Day 2022

Today marks National Sorry Day. 28/10/2021

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ASU members win better conditions for community and disability sector workers

The Fair Work Commission has agreed with ASU members that working practices in our sector are unfair and need changing. 28/10/2021

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BREAKING: Union’s win 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave.

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 28/10/2021

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ASU members win better conditions for community and disability sector workers

The Fair Work Commission has agreed with ASU members that working practices in our sector are unfair and need changing. 28/10/2021

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BREAKING: Union’s win 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave.

ASU members have led the campaign for 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave and today we have won. 28/10/2021

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ASU members win better conditions for community and disability sector workers

The Fair Work Commission has agreed with ASU members that working practices in our sector are unfair and need changing. 28/10/2021

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Qantas Group 5k cash payment – the devils in the detail

The Qantas Group has announced a $5,000 payment to EBA covered employees. The ASU only became aware of the payment following news reports, and the reality is not as good as it seems. 24/06/2021

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Qantas Group 5k cash payment – the devils in the detail

The Qantas Group has announced a $5,000 payment to EBA covered employees. The ASU only became aware of the payment following news reports, and the reality is not as good as it seems. 24/06/2021

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What does the 9% increase to NDIS pricing mean for ASU members?

Thanks to the work of ASU members, the NDIS has announced a 9% increase in NDIS prices to cover wage rises and better working conditions for disability support workers. This new funding recognises that the NDIS prices needs to change the way it opera 22/06/2021

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Breaking News: ASU members have helped save $57 million being cut from homelessness services

The Federal Government planned to cut essential funding, but in news released today they’ve backed down. 8/05/2021

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Breaking News: ASU members have helped save $57 million being cut from homelessness services

The Federal Government planned to cut essential funding, but in news released today they’ve backed down. 8/05/2021

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Maurice Blackburn employees approve Enterprise Agreement

The ASU are pleased to advise that employees at Maurice Blackburn have overwhelmingly endorsed the Maurice Blackburn Employees’ Agreement 2021 negotiated by the ASU’s national bargaining team. 2/02/2021

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YOU DID IT! Social and community services degrees protected from fee hikes

ALL associated degrees for social and community services workers now protected by the Professional Pathway and will be exempt from government fee increases. 14/12/2020

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YOU DID IT! Social and community services degrees protected from fee hikes

ALL associated degrees for social and community services workers now protected by the Professional Pathway and will be exempt from government fee increases. 14/12/2020

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ASU members have Saved Equal Pay!

From 1 July 2021, the Federal Government has committed to more than $44million per year to lift base funding in Department of Social Services. 8/10/2020

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ASU members have Saved Equal Pay!

From 1 July 2021, the Federal Government has committed to more than $44million per year to lift base funding in Department of Social Services. 8/10/2020

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Jobkeeper wage subsidy - what does it mean for you?

Thanks to union members the Federal Government announced that to keep people in jobs during the pandemic they are providing a wage subsidy to workers. 9/04/2020

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Jobkeeper wage subsidy - what does it mean for you?

Thanks to union members the Federal Government announced that to keep people in jobs during the pandemic they are providing a wage subsidy to workers. 9/04/2020