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We are here to help.

As a member of the AWU, you have access to a range of valuable services to ensure that you have the best working life.

  • Industrial Help

    If you find yourself in trouble at work, we can provide you with industrial support.

  • Safer Workplaces

    Union workplaces are safer.

  • Banking Services

    Through our partners, you will receive great deals on banking services.

  • Better Wages & Conditions

    Through bargaining, Union members win better wages and conditions.

  • Legal Advice

    You will gain access to a world-class team of industrial officers.

  • During 2019

  • 4,759,986

    Dollars won in WorkCover for Qld Members

  • 766

    Qld Members helped with Work Cover

  • 128

    New Agreements negotiated

  • 236

    AWU Delegates Trained

Union News

  • September 30, 2020


    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.

  • September 23, 2020

    Smelter Deal A Win for Queensland Workers

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

  • August 22, 2020

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

    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.

  • August 21, 2020

    AWU Statement on Brisbane Youth Detention Centre COVID-19 Case

    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.

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