Dr Kanthi Perera’s new book offers insight into navigating the stresses of mental ill health
Jan 18, 2019 10:38AM WST

Dr Kanthi Perera is a senior clinical social worker currently working for North Metro Mental Health, where she is a HSUWA workplace rep.In 2005, Kanthi was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship to study ... Read More

2018 Workplace Representative of the Year– Julie Jenaway, Armadale Health Service
Dec 20, 2018 10:12AM WST

Congratulations Julie on receiving the Alf Barker Award and $500 as the Rep of the Year awarded at the AGM on 5th December.Julie has been a member for over nine years and a Workplace Rep at Armadale since 2012. Julie ... Read More

Union News December 2018
Dec 20, 2018 09:09AM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for December 2018 has been released.If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here. Read More

2018 Membership Competition Winner and December Recruit a Member Winner
Dec 19, 2018 10:14AM WST

By simply being a member you have the chance of winning the annual membership competition drawn at the AGM in December.This years very happy winner is Nicole Walker, Telehealth Coordinator, North Metro Health Service. ... Read More

EMHS cap on permanent staff abolished in win for workers
Dec 10, 2018 11:21AM WST

A few years ago, East Metro Health Service imposed an arbitrary cap on the percentage of permanent employees to insecurely employed (fixed-term or casual contracts).The cap was set at 75% for clinical employees and 65% for ... Read More

2018 Treasurer's Report
Dec 6, 2018 12:25PM WST

Aligned with the experience of many people in the community the union’s finances have been tight. Following modest recent membership fee increases, 2019 will see member fees unchanged. It is now more important than ... Read More

2018 Secretary's Report
Dec 6, 2018 09:51AM WST

(This is an edited version of the Secretary’s Report delivered by Dan Hill to the AGM on 5th December 2018)It is often said that a union is only as strong as it’s members. It is only by working together that we ... Read More

2018 President's Report
Dec 6, 2018 09:24AM WST

2018 is when I succumb to temptation and call this a state of the union report.In the public sector we’ve moved through EBA negotiations ring-fenced by Government wages policy due to a budget under extreme ... Read More

Vale Colin Boekeman
Nov 28, 2018 11:10AM WST

Vale – Colin Boekeman (20.03.1945 - 20.11.2018)Colin Boekeman was a much-valued Life Member of the Health Services Union of WA. Colin showed great energy and drive in everything he did and was a fierce advocate for ... Read More

Building strength in the private sector
Nov 26, 2018 09:55AM WST

The HSUWA are committed to training, mentoring and developing our Workplace Representatives (Delegates) in order to help them achieve the goals of HSUWA members. A union that is active at a grass roots level not only ... Read More

Securing Employment - Updated 21 November 2018
Nov 21, 2018 09:43AM WST

The union continues to meet with the employers to progress the agreed Commissioner’s Instruction 23 to convert eligible fixed term contract and casual employees to permanent.We have had exchanges of letters with most ... Read More

2018 Allied Health Awards
Nov 7, 2018 09:05AM WST

The 2018 Allied Health Week Awards were held recently, with this year's awards sponsored by HSUWA. Here are this year's winners and nominees.Dedicated Staff MemberCriteria: SCGH Allied Health Staff member who ... Read More

HSUWA October Member News
Oct 23, 2018 11:45AM WST

Dear Members,The latest HSUWA Newsletter is now out. Keep an eye out for the email 'Union News - pay increases fixed term contracts and more' in your inboxes. You can also read the latest newsletter online by clicking ... Read More

2018 Annual General Meeting
Oct 19, 2018 13:15PM WST

The 2018 HSUWA Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 5th December 2018 commencing at 5:00 pm at the Perth Children’s Hospital Auditorium.We will also announce the grand member prize winner, the 2018 HSUWA ... Read More

Private Sector Delegates prepare for EBA negotiations
Oct 17, 2018 12:36PM WST

Earlier this month, private sector delegates from Serco security at FSH Ramsay Health and Saint John of God hospitals came together for strategic planning training in preparation for their upcoming EBA ... Read More

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