On behalf of the HSUWA, welcome.

The HSUWA is the union that represents more than 20,000 allied health and health science professionals, technicians and assistants, clerical and administrative staff, general employees, supervisors and managers. If you are not sure if your job is one of the 250+ occupations eligible to join the HSUWA then give us a call.  We work hard to support our members at work and we campaign for better health policies and outcomes for all West Australians.

Do you have the HSUWA with you at work? Join today.

Dan Hill, Secretary

Member News

VisAbility seek to withdraw from EBA 

Members at VisAbility, formerly the Association for the Blind, have been shocked to hear that their management are considering terminating the current EBA. See the letter from VisAbility here.Should the current EBA be terminated members at VisAbility ... read more

Outsourcing of Medical Typing Services becomes a State Election Issue

On 20th February, the outsourcing of Medical Typing services became an election issue when the HSUWA emailed the Liberals, Labor and the Greens raising our concerns. A briefing note outlined those concerns and we sought support for a halt to any ... read more

Fair Work Commission’s Decision on Penalty Rates

The Fair Work Commission last week issued a decision to cut penalty rates for weekends and public holidays. The fast food and retail sectors across Australia, including retail pharmacy, are impacted by this decision. These sectors employ some of ... read more

Media Releases

Barnett Government fails to support victims of family and domestic violence

The Health Services Union (WA) has called on Premier Colin Barnett to do more to support victims of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV), and to reconsider his opposition to special leave for victims of FDV employed in the WA public sector.In recent EBA ... read more

Serious funding shortfall in acute mental health services putting kids at risk

The Health Services Union (HSUWA) says transition of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) as a result of the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH), is shaping up as a disaster because of a serious shortfall in funding for a range ... read more

State budget reveals cuts to health staff numbers set to continue

The union representing health professionals said the state budget had once again failed to deliver for the health system, with the Government’s program to slash thousands of jobs set to continue over the next 4 years.The HSUWA said the ... read more

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