After the Election: What is in store for Health?
Apr 12, 2017 12:15PM WST

As the dust settles on the State Election we take a look at the changes WA Health might face with the new Labor Government and their plans for Putting Patients First.It is important first to consider the state of the ... Read More

Secure Employment Win For Radiation Therapists
Apr 11, 2017 16:02PM WST

HSUWA members working in the Cancer Centre at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital have recently had a win in the battle for secure employment. Melanie Lamplough and Sarah Porter, pictured with their Union Rep and Committee of ... Read More

VisAbility seek to withdraw from EBA 
Mar 9, 2017 14:33PM WST

Members at VisAbility, formerly the Association for the Blind, have been shocked to hear that their management are considering terminating the current EBA. See the letter from VisAbility here.Should the current EBA be ... Read More

Outsourcing of Medical Typing Services becomes a State Election Issue
Mar 8, 2017 12:10PM WST

On 20th February, the outsourcing of Medical Typing services became an election issue when the HSUWA emailed the Liberals, Labor and the Greens raising our concerns. A briefing note outlined those concerns and we sought ... Read More

Fair Work Commission’s Decision on Penalty Rates
Feb 27, 2017 16:28PM WST

The Fair Work Commission last week issued a decision to cut penalty rates for weekends and public holidays. The fast food and retail sectors across Australia, including retail pharmacy, are impacted by this decision. ... Read More

FSH Uniform Dispute Reaches Successful Conclusion – Finally!
Feb 27, 2017 16:22PM WST

Two years. Three professional bodies. Numerous academics and other advisors. The union’s lawyers Slater & Gordon. More than half a dozen appearances in the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission. ... Read More

Welcome to Linda Rasmussen
Feb 21, 2017 17:03PM WST

Linda Rasmussen recently joined HSUWA and will be working with the Private Sector Organising team.Linda has worked for Unions WA and the MUA as a Safety Officer, and more recently with the RTBU as the safety organiser. ... Read More

Congratulations to the Winners of the HESTA Scholarship 2017
Feb 16, 2017 16:11PM WST

Above: Nikki Briegel, Jonathan Nugent and Karen Benfield from PMH.Congratulations to the HESTA Super Fund Scholarship prize winners for 2017.  HESTA provides HSUWA members with an opportunity to win a scholarship, ... Read More

Meet new HSUWA organiser Patrick Hyslop
Jan 25, 2017 16:36PM WST

Patrick Hyslop (centre) with RPH Anaesthetic Technician Reps Aaron Whitewood and Meagan Guy Hi, my name is Patrick Hyslop I’m the new organiser with the HSU WA. I am very pleased to be working to support ... Read More

Brightwater New EBA Key Changes
Jan 24, 2017 11:43AM WST

Members at Brightwater have voted overwhelmingly in favour of their new EBA. The key changes are as follows:Must be “fit” for work – no drugs, alcohol, ;Domestic violence – leave, ... Read More

HESTA Scholarships 2017
Jan 4, 2017 15:53PM WST

Members who are studying in 2017 , 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

President’s Report - 2016 AGM
Jan 4, 2017 15:27PM WST

 It’s time again to reflect back and to look forward.  2016 has certainly been a tumultuous year on the national and world stage with the new Health Services Act in the public system driving the formation of ... Read More

$250 Prize Winner - December 2016
Jan 4, 2017 14:18PM WST

Workplace Rep Sarah Vidler , Senior MIT, Fiona Stanley Hospital, has $250 extra to spend this Christmas after winning the Recruit a Member prize draw for December.HSUWA members who sign up new members can enter the draw to ... Read More

Treasurer's Report - 2016 AGM
Jan 4, 2017 14:05PM WST

 Copies of the complete financial statements audited by Anderson Munro & Wyllie, can be found at  Any member who does not have access to email or the internet ... Read More

Secretary's Report - 2016 AGM
Jan 4, 2017 13:27PM WST

 The primary object of the Union as stated in our Rules is “To protect and further the interests of its members by any lawful means”.Nationally in 2016 we have seen an attack on workers’ rights and ... Read More

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