Categories for -Queensland


September 30, 2020 3:59 pm Published by

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, aged care workers have gone above and beyond to keep some of the most vulnerable members of our community safe.

Smelter Deal A Win for Queensland Workers

September 23, 2020 10:51 am Published by

Today’s announcement locking in the future of the Mount Isa Mines Copper Smelter is a massive win for local Queensland AWU members.

New | AWU Statement on Brisbane Youth Detention Centre COVID-19 Case

August 22, 2020 11:03 am Published by

This morning, further positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre. The AWU remains in regular contact with the Department of Youth Justice and is continuing to make every effort to ensure that the virus is contained and workers kept safe during this time.

AWU Statement on Brisbane Youth Detention Centre COVID-19 Case

August 21, 2020 10:10 am Published by

The AWU is aware that an employee at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre has returned a positive COVID-19 test. As the union representing Youth Detention workers, we’re taking urgent steps to protect our members on the ground.

Queensland Health Agreements OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED

August 19, 2020 3:07 pm Published by

In long overdue news for Queensland Health Operational Staff, the new EB10 and HPDO Agreements have been officially certified by the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

AWU Statement РOn Ardent Leisure Charges 

July 21, 2020 11:51 am Published by

News today that charges have been laid against Ardent Leisure for the tragic deaths of Cindy Low, Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett and Roozi Araghi sends a powerful message that worker safety is too important not to take seriously.


June 30, 2020 10:47 am Published by

Under workplace health and safety laws, your employer has an obligation to provide you with a safe workplace free from harm. Remember, it is illegal for your employer to take any action against you for raising a safety issue.

AWU Statement – Wage Deferral Legislation

June 17, 2020 2:28 pm Published by

From the moment the Queensland Government announced a wage freeze, the AWU has taken up the fight on behalf of frontline workers right across Queensland for them to be paid what they’re owed.