No Recognition for the Efforts of Health Workers this State Budget
May 13, 2022 09:03AM WST

HSUWA says WA Health Workers are being ignored. With a health system under continued pressure, soaring inflation rates, and another large budget surplus the State Government has not recognised the efforts of health workers ... Read More

Protect Us. Respect Us. Pay Us. WA Health Workers call for COVID Surge Allowance as local cases rise.
Mar 2, 2022 14:01PM WST

The Health Services Union of Western Australia is calling on Employers and the State Government to commit to paying WA Health Workers a COVID Surge Allowance. HSUWA has labelled the allowance as vital to the retention and ... Read More

HSUWA Attends Public Pay Protest at Perth Town Hall
Nov 12, 2021 14:04PM WST

As a part of a massed meeting of public sector union members at Perth Town Hall, UnionsWA, on behalf of the Public Sector Alliance has today released new figures that track the decline in real and comparative terms of public ... Read More

Mandatory Vaccination for WA Health Workers
Sep 2, 2021 14:28PM WST

WA Health Minister Roger Cook announced vaccination for COVID-19 will be mandatory for WA Health workers, commencing 1 October 2021. The Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) will attend a meeting this afternoon with ... Read More

Big Wins for Workers in Recent WA State Budget Commitments
Aug 13, 2021 14:53PM WST

 The HSUWA welcomes the recent State Government announcement of a much needed $1.9 billion investment into WA Health, including vital funding for mental health staffing and services.Critically, the State Government ... Read More

Mental health workers strike
Mar 24, 2021 16:19PM WST

Originally published in The ABC Meanwhile, more than 100 mental health workers in Perth took part in a strike today in order to secure more funding for child mental health services. Clinical psychologists, ... Read More

Hospital staff across Perth strike over lack of resources for State’s child mental health services
Mar 24, 2021 16:18PM WST

Originally published in The West Australian Mental health workers across Perth went on strike today for further investment into the State’s child services which they claim are buckling under the weight of a case ... Read More

Perth Children’s Hospital staff to walk off job over lack of resources for kids struggling with mental health
Mar 24, 2021 16:17PM WST

Originally published in The West by Annabelle Hennessey More than 100 mental health workers including those at Perth Children’s Hospital plan to walk off the job on Wednesday over what they say is inadequate ... Read More

Media Release: More than 100 staff walk off the job in mental health crisis
Mar 24, 2021 09:36AM WST

 MEDIA RELEASE: MORE THAN 100 STAFF WALK OFF THE JOB IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISISMore than 100 mental health workers across Perth are expected to walk off the job today as part of the Health Services Union WA’s ... Read More

Media release: Mental health help at crisis point
Mar 3, 2021 12:36PM WST

March 3rd, 2021The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) is planning protest actions and will start with holding a stop work meeting at a secure mental health unit at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital on Wednesday in objection ... Read More

Forgotten victims of health crisis
Mar 3, 2021 09:08AM WST

EXCLUSIVE ANNABEL HENNESSYORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE WEST 3 MARCH 2021WA mental health workers say they are so disappointed with the election commitments for children’s mental health they plan to stop work for an ... Read More

WA Health Unions welcome new workers’ compensation protection
Aug 13, 2020 10:17AM WST

• Australian Medical Association (WA) (AMA (WA))• United Workers Union (UWU)• Health Services Union WA (HSUWA)The HSUWA, AMA (WA) and UWU welcomes the passing of legislation in the Western Australian ... Read More

WA Health Unions Join Together to Close the COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Loophole
May 27, 2020 16:03PM WST

Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) United Workers Union (UWU) Australian Medical Association WA (AMA WA)The HSUWA, AMA WA and UWU have united, calling on the WA Government to follow in the footsteps of NSW and close the ... Read More

HSUWA Fights for Secure Jobs
May 26, 2020 09:44AM WST

The Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) is fighting for secure jobs in the state’s public hospitals and health services, as part of its bargaining for a new Agreement, for WA’s health workers.In 2018 the state ... Read More

Risk of Infection for WA Health Workers
Mar 31, 2020 08:14AM WST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE31st March 2020RISK OF INFECTION FOR WA HEALTH WORKERS HSUWA calls for:All health workers at risk of contracting the COVID-19 in their workplace to be provided with adequate personal protective ... Read More

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