Introducing Paul Ledingham
Jul 25, 2014 16:48PM WST

This month we welcomed a new member to the HSUWA's Public Sector organising team - Paul Ledingham.Paul will take on coverage of PathWest and as well as looking after members at Fiona Stanley Hospital.Paul has previously ... Read More

Strike action at Sir Charles Gairdner and Royal Perth Hospitals
Jul 25, 2014 16:24PM WST

Thank you to the hundreds of members at Sir Charles Gairdner and Royal Perth Hospitals who took strike action in July to protest over the State Government's refusal to offer a fair wage increase.This was the first time in 13 ... Read More

Would you like to win $250?
Jul 25, 2014 16:02PM WST

Congratulations to our $250 Recruit a Member winner for July, Cassie Reading, an occupational therapist (OT), from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH).Cassie is also the Workplace Rep for the OT Department.It's not hard to ... Read More

Top 10 Work Bans!
Jul 25, 2014 12:45PM WST

The HSUWA organised significant industrial action at both Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital on 15 and 17 July, respectively, with members striking in support of equal pay rises and secure ... Read More

No resolution over pay dispute – yet!
Jul 25, 2014 12:16PM WST

The HSUWA is disappointed to report to members that the Department of Health hasn't revised its pay offer to health workers following conciliation conferences in the WA Industrial Relations Commission this week.The HSUWA has ... Read More

HSUWA members resolve to step up industrial action
Jun 25, 2014 16:46PM WST

Members rallied at Parliament House on Wednesday 25 June and voted to escalate industrial action if the State Government does not offer a wage rise of more than 2.75% by Friday 4 July.Up to 600 members voted to take a series ... Read More

EBA 2014 – Stop Work Rally – 25 June 2014
Jun 23, 2014 11:00AM WST

We are holding a Stop Work Rally at Parliament House on Wednesday 25 June from 12:30 pm.This is your opportunity to fight the Government's unfair wages policy and to stand up for equal pay increases and secure employment.All ... Read More

Northam Visit
Jun 22, 2014 06:57AM WST

With the EBA campaign in full swing it was time for our HSUWA staff to visit some of our members in Northam.Fuelled by coffee and enthusiasm, Organisers Melissa Wagner and Kate Mueller set off early to update the troops on ... Read More

Shoprite Special Event
Jun 19, 2014 10:11AM WST

It's on again! Our friends at Shoprite are dealing up special offers for our members!Make the night before the Stop Work Rally one to remember.When: Tuesday 24 JuneTime: 6.00 pm to 9.00 pmWhere: Harvey Norman/ Domayne City ... Read More

Hospital beds cut to pay for Fiona Stanley Hospital IT
Jun 3, 2014 11:41AM WST

During the recent State Budget estimates, Shadow Health Minister Roger Cook accused Health Minister Kim Hames of "cancelling the building of beds at Osborne Park Hospital and subsequently the Graylands Hospital redevelopment ... Read More

Budgets bring a big chill
May 28, 2014 09:09AM WST

Both the State and Federal health budgets will significantly impact the health system in Western Australia.The Barnett Government's health budget was a record $8 billion spend, with much of the extra funds directed to the ... Read More

EBA 2014 Campaign – Industrial Action Looming
May 27, 2014 08:58AM WST

HSUWA members employed in public hospitals and health services contribute directly to the delivery of quality health services for the West Australian community. Health Service delivery relies on teamwork.Doctors, nurses, ... Read More

Recruit a Member prize draw
May 21, 2014 13:07PM WST

Congratulations to our $250 Recruit a Member prize winner for May - Julie Jenaway, from Armadale Kelmscott Memorial Hospital.Julie is an HSUWA Rep and works as an Admin Assistant in Mental Health.This is Julie's third - ... Read More

Aged Care budget takes a hit
May 14, 2014 15:00PM WST

The Federal Government has redirected the $1.5 billion from the previous government's "Workforce Compact" back into the general funding pool for aged care.This will mean an increase of 2.4 per cent in the basic subsidy ... Read More

What can you do to support the EBA campaign?
May 12, 2014 12:13PM WST

As most of you would be aware, we've been holding mass meetings over the last two weeks at different venues to update members on the EBA campaign.More than 900 members have so far attended meetings at SCGH, RPH, Armadale, ... Read More

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