Secretary Dan Hill - Retirement Announcement
Mar 14, 2019 13:18PM WST

It is with a little sadness (but much anticipation and excitement!) that I announce that I have decided to retire. My last day of work will be 26th July 2019 allowing time for the recruitment of a new Secretary. Under ... Read More

Union News March 2019
Mar 14, 2019 13:12PM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for March 2019 has been released.If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here. Read More

2019 HESTA Scholarship Winners
Mar 8, 2019 16:14PM WST

Members who are studying in 2019, 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 supported ... Read More

Medical typists still facing outsourcing threat
Mar 1, 2019 14:22PM WST

Union Rep. Beryl Frazer has been working as a medical typist for the last 11 years. Beryl loves her job and works hard but over the years she’s seen in-house medical typing progressively cut and outsourced at Sir ... Read More

January Recruit a Member Prize Winner
Feb 19, 2019 12:17PM WST

Congratulations to Dixie Bingham from GSI Belmont, who is the winner of this month's $250 recruit a member prize!  Dixie is seen here on the right with new member Kristy Hawkins. You too could win $250 and ... Read More

Shoprite Super Sale - Tuesday 19th February 2019!
Feb 12, 2019 14:19PM WST

ShopRite offer great prices all year round on home appliances, technology, new vehicles, ferry tickets to Rottnest, household trade services and so much more.  The great news is that we can offer even bigger ... Read More

Win an $100 HESTA Scholarship
Jan 29, 2019 13:19PM WST

Are you studying in 2019? Or do you have a dependent child who is a student? Then you are eligible to apply for one of the Union’s scholarships to help you to buy textbooks or other study requisites.20 HESTA Super Fund ... Read More

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

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