Categories for -Queensland

Beat the Heat

November 26, 2020 12:25 pm Published by

Working in excessive heat can lead to serious illnesses and sometimes even death.

AWU Safety Matters Update | Beat the Heat and Say No to Unsafe Work

November 26, 2020 12:24 pm Published by

With the hot weather returning to Queensland, keeping safe at work is essential. Working in excessive heat puts your health at risk and can lead to serious illnesses and sometimes even death. Importantly, you have the right to stop work if you feel symptoms of heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

RESPECT OUR AGED CARE WORKERS

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.