HSUWA Operational Matters
Jun 26, 2020 00:00AM WST

The HSUWA remains open and we are adapting our work practices to the circumstances as they evolve, to ensure we meet your needs.Union membership and solidarity among health care workers has never been more important as we ... Read More

WA COVID Recovery Webinar
Jun 19, 2020 12:23PM WST

HSUWA is excited to co-host a special online event on Wednesday 17 June focusing on how our West Australian pandemic response can support healthier communities and a resilient economy.The webinar will feature Prof Fiona ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #12
Jun 19, 2020 10:25AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 19 2020.Union update #12.pdf Read More

Aged Care/Disability Pay Boost for Casuals
Jun 19, 2020 10:23AM WST

Late last year the HSU secured a 25% casual loading in addition to penalty rates for working on weekends and public holidays for all casual workers in aged, social and community services.This change comes into ... Read More

NDIS Price Guide Changes
Jun 19, 2020 10:22AM WST

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has completed its annual review of NDIS prices and released an updated Price Guide and Support Catalogue to apply from 1 July 2020. Some of the positive changes which ... Read More

COVID-19 Aged Care Retention Bonus Guidelines Released
Jun 19, 2020 10:20AM WST

The Government has released guidelines for its Aged Care Retention Bonus for workforce continuity.Unfortunately the Minister has failed to address major gaps in the scheme, including making the amounts payable across ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #11
Jun 16, 2020 09:24AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 12 2020.Union update #11.pdf   Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update
Jun 12, 2020 12:52PM WST

Negotiations with the Department of Health have stalled and we appear to have entered a period of ‘radio silence’ from the Department and Government.The lack of communication from the Department is not uncommon ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #10
Jun 8, 2020 11:11AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 5 2020.Union update #10.pdf   Read More

Public Sector Workers: Covid-19 Information for Union Members
May 29, 2020 14:44PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday May 29 2020.Union update #9 Read More

DETECT
May 29, 2020 13:36PM WST

This week saw the launch of DETECT, a State Government strategy of voluntary COVID-19 testing across identified groups of workers, including health workers, to better understand the transmission of the virus. The snapshot ... Read More

“Integrity” Bill scrapped
May 29, 2020 13:32PM WST

The Australian union movement this week welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s withdrawal of the union-busting “Integrity” legislation from a further vote in the Senate during his National Press Club ... Read More

Launch of The Public Good Campaign
May 29, 2020 12:26PM WST

Yesterday HSUWA Secretary Naomi McCrae stood with UnionsWA and public sector unions to launch The Public Good campaign.The Public Good campaign is about highlighting the importance of public sector workers and pledging to ... Read More

Aged Care Update
May 29, 2020 12:23PM WST

The aged care sector faces significant challenges to protect the vulnerable older Australians receiving care, whether it be in residential facilities or at home.The Federal Government has made multiple announcements of ... Read More

Changes to Workers’ Compensation – Real Protections for Health Workers
May 29, 2020 12:16PM WST

This week your union joined with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the United Workers Union (UWU) to ask our State Government for a change to the workers’ compensation laws to better protect health workers ... Read More

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