Categories for -Queensland

Industrial Manslaughter Laws a Win for Worker Safety

May 20, 2020 4:42 pm Published by

In a big step forward for mine and quarry safety, the Queensland Government has officially passed laws creating the offence of industrial manslaughter for the resource sector and implemented tougher penalties for employers who target workers speaking out on safety issues.

Regional AWU Members Let Down by Wage Freeze

May 15, 2020 9:36 am Published by

We know that AWU Members right throughout Queensland are working hard to keep the state running and support their families and communities. Unfortunately, the Government’s announcement of an unfair and unnecessary wage freeze has left many workers in the dark about whether they’ll be receiving future wage increases.

Early Access to Superannuation

April 20, 2020 2:58 pm Published by

COVID-19 and Your Rights at Work Early access to superannuation The Federal Government has announced changes to grant Australians impacted... View Article

AWU says frontline health workers are left behind by Qld Govt

April 16, 2020 6:00 am Published by

Health workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Queensland are being left behind by Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Queensland Government, as other States step up to the plate to announce support for frontline health care workers.

Professional Indemnity for Nurses

April 15, 2020 4:44 pm Published by

Professional Indemnity for Nurses Medical Malpractice Cover for AWU Members   The Australian Workers’ Union (Queensland Branch) now provides Professional... View Article