HESTA Scholarship winners for 2018
Mar 13, 2018 13:08PM 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

DNA bungle could happen again if recommendations are ignored
Mar 2, 2018 12:34PM WST

HSUWA has welcomed the supplementary report of the Ross Inquiry into PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA which revealed a rare clerical error, not a failure of the Forensic Biology Department’s (FBD) science, led to a ... Read More

HSUWA welcomes the findings of the Special Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects
Mar 1, 2018 12:39PM WST

The Health Services Union has welcomed the release of the Special Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects. Prior to the 2017 State election, the Union pushed for both major parties to review outsourced medical typing, ... Read More

HSUWA Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 Member Survey
Feb 13, 2018 12:26PM WST

It is hard to believe that two years has already gone by and we are back at the negotiating table to get you a new Enterprise Agreement!  The HSUWA has initiated the bargaining process with the Western Australian ... Read More

Secretary's Report - 2017 AGM
Jan 17, 2018 11:04AM WST

The primary objective of the Union as stated in our Rules is “To protect and further the interests of its members by any lawful means”.This annual report will outline the activities and financial status of the ... Read More

Health Minister Roger Cook at the HSUWA AGM 2017
Jan 17, 2018 10:03AM WST

We asked the Deputy Premier and Health Minister Roger Cook to come and say a few words at the union’s annual general meeting.Roger started by acknowledging the importance of union membership, he is a union member, and ... Read More

Treasurer's Report - 2017 AGM
Jan 12, 2018 16:28PM WST

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

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

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