COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs
Feb 26, 2021 09:47AM WST

The HSUWA attended an Extraordinary Health Union Consultative Group (HUCG) meeting on Friday 19 February 2021.As requested by the membership, the Department of Health’s Frequently Asked Questions regarding ... Read More

COVID Vaccine Update #1
Feb 18, 2021 11:26AM WST

HSUWA has received correspondence from the Director-General of the Department of Health WA on 7 February 2021. It has been indicated to us, in conjunction with national and state public health information, that:The COVID-19 ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #11 Lifting Restrictions
Feb 12, 2021 13:20PM WST

WA has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 - no local cases or cases from overseas.Yesterday a total of 3,194 tests were conducted.Since Sunday the 31st of January, nearly 95,000 tests have been performed.The Chief Health ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #10 Masks and Leave
Feb 5, 2021 14:47PM WST

PPE (Masks) Masks are mandatory both inside and outside all WA Health facilities for all staff. WA Health will supply masks for use at work for all staff. All staff must replace their mask when it becomes damaged, wet or ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #9 Working From Home
Feb 4, 2021 13:04PM WST

Public Health Workers: Working From HomeAt the start of the week, all employees across WA Health were declared by their employers to be essential and attend their workplace in person. This is contrary to the public health ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #8 PPE
Feb 4, 2021 13:03PM WST

Public Health Workers: PPEDespite the significant stockpile of masks in WA, there have been some distribution and access problems in parts of WA Health. Caught by this week’s lockdown requirements for immediate ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #7 Pay and Leave
Feb 4, 2021 13:02PM WST

Public Health Workers: Pay and LeaveHSUWA has been strongly advocating that due to the lockdown's swiftness and short strict nature, all public sector health workers should be paid this week as normal, rather ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #6
Feb 3, 2021 15:42PM WST

WA has recorded its third day in a row of zero new cases. Useful LinksPlease refer to www.wa.gov.au or 13 COVID (13 26843)Information on essential workersFrequently Asked QuestionsInformation about masks, ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #5: Union Win!
Feb 2, 2021 14:43PM WST

Union Win!We are pleased to report that strong HSUWA advocacy for normal pay to universally apply to public sector workers this week, has been accepted by the government.This position was advocated with other public sector ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #4
Feb 2, 2021 13:46PM WST

Since yesterday your union has been in discussions with employers, WA Health and government, including the Public Sector Commissioner about the impact of the lockdown on health workers.The HSUWA has been advocating ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #3
Feb 2, 2021 13:06PM WST

Today, WA has recorded no new local cases of COVID-19 of the test results received. Updates on testing and case numbers, exercise directions, Sheraton Four Points Hotel and SAFE WA appPlease note an update to the Directions ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #2
Feb 2, 2021 11:08AM WST

To note: Overnight, Western Australia has recorded no further local cases of COVID-19The expanded SafeWA system will now come into effect from 6am tomorrow (2 Feb)Coles and Woolworths can now open an hour earlier, ... Read More

Union Update 2021 #1
Feb 1, 2021 14:45PM WST

Effective from 6pm Sunday, 31 January 2021 until 6pm Friday, 5 February 2021, the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South-West regions will enter a 5-day lockdown, based on health advice.These measures are being ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #25
Sep 25, 2020 12:25PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday, September 18 2020.Union update #25.pdf Read More

WA Health: Union Update #23
Sep 7, 2020 09:02AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday, September 4 2020.Union update #23.pdf Read More

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