President’s Report - 2017 AGM
Jan 9, 2018 13:33PM WST

We live in interesting times. The US National Library of Medicine has added 471 new indexing terms for 2018 – some of them make interesting reading – in the way the Oxford Dictionary’s ‘word of the ... Read More

HSUWA Representative of the Year 2017
Jan 9, 2018 13:33PM WST

Beryl Frazer, Administration Assistant, Palliative Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, is the recipient of the 2017 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year – the Alf Barker Memorial Award. Beryl wins a flash ... Read More

HESTA Scholarships 2018
Jan 4, 2018 13:52PM WST

Members who are studying in 2018 , or have a dependent child who is a student, are eligible to apply for one of the Union’s scholarships to help you to buy textbooks or other study requisites. The Scholarships are ... Read More

2017 member grand prize winner
Jan 4, 2018 13:32PM WST

Each year the HSUWA has a prize draw for members.  Every member is entered into the draw, and members who have recruited new members get extra entries!  The prize this year was a 55” Samsung Smart TV and ... Read More

Money tips to help you survive the silly season
Dec 11, 2017 13:49PM WST

Most of us know how expensive the holiday season can get – travel, entertainment and gifts quickly add up. Here are some tips to help you borrow money this silly season. Credit cardsCredit cards can be great for ... Read More

ME: The dangers of “buy now, pay later”
Dec 1, 2017 14:48PM WST

A raft of “buy now, pay later” options like Afterpay and zipPay are giving the consumers the opportunity take purchases home immediately and pay them off over time. It may sound convenient but there are downsides ... Read More

Community supports homeless, victims of domestic violence
Nov 22, 2017 09:18AM WST

You may remember back in September HSUWA Organiser Vickie McKay put out a call for donations of essential toiletries and other items to create care packages for the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Thanks to ... Read More

WACHS ‘Refinancing’
Nov 17, 2017 14:04PM WST

WA Country Health have started to restructure their financial accounting services with 38 positions being moved to Perth and Bunbury. Currently this type of work is distributed across the State in the various health regions. ... Read More

FSH Allied Health changes
Nov 17, 2017 13:55PM WST

In August we advised members about problems with the proposed changes to organisational structures for Allied Health at Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Group. The background can be read here.Following the recent review ... Read More

RPH Emergency Department Clerks Hold Fast
Nov 17, 2017 13:45PM WST

After negotiations failed to resolve long-standing staffing and more recent rostering issues within the RPH ED Clerical area members came together and resolved to take to take industrial action.Prior to this action the ... Read More

Banks Aren't Super
Nov 8, 2017 11:56AM WST

Your Super is under attackThe Federal Government is looking to attack industry super. They are doing this by trying to kick workers’ representatives off of superannuation boards, and impose regulations on Industry ... Read More

ME: Saving slip-ups that cost us dearly
Oct 31, 2017 17:17PM WST

We share common gaffes that could be holding you back from growing savings.If you’re struggling to find spare cash to grow savings, chances are you’re falling prey to a few money mishaps.The two’fer ... Read More

Recruit a Member Prize Winner - September
Oct 26, 2017 13:31PM WST

The winner of the September $250 Recruit a Member prize is Robyn Thompson. Robyn works as a Secretary in the Department of Microbiology at QEII. Congrats Robyn! Read More

Nominate the 2017 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year
Oct 19, 2017 17:26PM WST

Nominations for the 2017 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year are now open.Is your Workplace Representative a star? Do they do their best for you and your colleagues? Have they helped resolve a workplace problem? Have ... Read More

2017 HSUWA Annual General Meeting
Oct 19, 2017 17:13PM WST

The 2017 HSUWA Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th December 2017 commencing at 5:00 pm at the Fiona Stanley Hospital Education Centre G.3 Lecture Theatre.We will hear from our special guest the Hon Roger ... Read More

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