The Health Services Union of Western Australia

The HSUWA is a specialised union of health workers in Western Australia.

Our members work in hospitals and health services, aged care, disabilities, imaging, pathology, private practices and allied health.

We are a growing union organising and campaigning for better pay, conditions and careers for our members.

We are a leading progressive voice of health policy in Western Australia.

We are part of the National Health Services Union, representing more than 100,000 health workers in Australia.


On behalf of the HSUWA, welcome.

Tens of thousands of people work across the health system, both public and private. Our members make up the most significant part of the health workforce. We cover the many jobs and varied expertise needed to care for the community and run a health system.

We are dedicated to our purpose - to empower our members to advance their collective interests through organising, support, advocacy and influence.

If you would like to find out more, please contact us. Together we are stronger. Join today.

Naomi McCrae, Secretary

Member News

Review of State Wages Policy

Today the HSUWA delivered a written submission to Minister Stephen Dawson and Premier Mark McGowan, about a new State Wages Policy. The submission was formulated by gathering member stories, data and case studies, and ... read more

Silver Chain Members Vote 'Yes' to Enterprise Bargaining Agreement

Bargaining with Silver Chain has concluded with Members voting to sign on to their new, Union agreement. Advocacy of HSUWA Members meant that an Agreement was reached which was significantly better than Silver Chain's original proposal, including a pay ... read more

Member Win – North Metro to Pay Mortuary Allowance to MITs

 Member advocacy has prompted the North Metropolitan Health Service to pay the Mortuary Allowance for Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs), which was won by the HSUWA in the Union Agreement 2020. HSUWA negotiated an allowance for MIT members ... read more

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