COVID-19 Circular March 8 2020
Mar 13, 2020 00:00AM WST

We want to share with you the recent directives given to the public sector regarding the impact of COVID-19.The circular attached applies to WA public sector employees and employers and includes information on employment ... Read More

Recruit a Member prize winner this month
Mar 6, 2020 16:37PM WST

Do you know what a plethysmograph measures?  Cathey O’Brien is our Recruit a Member prize winner this month.  She is a Respiratory Scientist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and has been a member for nearly ... Read More

Regis Aged Care
Mar 6, 2020 16:02PM WST

We know that women particularly are often missing out on superannuation pay because they work part-time across more than one aged care employer. Currently if a worker does not meet the pay threshold of $450 per month at an ... Read More

Aged Care Assessment Teams
Mar 6, 2020 15:56PM WST

The Morrison Government has made the decision to back down against plans to privatise aged care assessment teams (ACAT). These teams are the first point of contact for elderly Australians to assess the level of care they ... Read More

Conversion to Permanency (CI23)
Mar 6, 2020 15:55PM WST

As the process continues under CI23, some disputes about assessment outcomes have escalated.The union is currently assisting a group of 16 Security Officers who work at the North Metro Health Services (NMHS). The group is ... Read More

Agreement 2020
Mar 6, 2020 15:50PM WST

We have started the process of bargaining for a new Agreement for members’ pay and conditions in WA public hospitals and health services. The first stage of the process is establishing our log of claims before ... Read More

Agreement EBA 2020 - Pay and Conditions Survey
Jan 20, 2020 13:50PM WST

Dear MemberThe current industrial Agreement covering your pay and conditions reaches the end of its two-year term on 30 June 2020. HSUWA have written to the Department of Health as the System-Manager to commence ... Read More

HSUWA Union News December 2019
Jan 15, 2020 09:29AM WST

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

Win a $100 HESTA Scholarship
Jan 13, 2020 15:23PM WST

Are you studying in 2020? 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 ... Read More

Unions Bushfire Relief
Jan 9, 2020 13:00PM WST

A MESSAGE FROM THE ACTU ABOUT THE BUSHFIRESDear Friend,The national bushfire crisis has brought a bleak start to the new year for many Australians who have had their homes destroyed, family members lost, jobs are gone and ... Read More

Stop the Violence Summit - follow up meeting
Dec 20, 2019 09:45AM WST

On 12 December, five Security Officers Workplace Reps met with the Minister for Health, Roger Cook and the Director-General of Health, Dr David Russell Weisz.Following the Stop the Violence Summit a range of measures, ... Read More

CI-23 - Even Star Wars is finishing sooner than this
Dec 20, 2019 09:36AM WST

In November we provided an overview of the progress or otherwise of CI-23. Since our last report, we have met with most of the Health Service Providers and have secured stronger commitments on the progress of the initial ... Read More

Treasurer's Report 2019
Dec 20, 2019 09:25AM WST

Copies of the union’s complete financial statements audited by Anderson Munro & Wyllie can be found 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

Life Membership awarded to Dan Hill
Dec 19, 2019 12:54PM WST

HSUWA President Cheryl Hamill awarded former Secretary Dan Hill at the AGM 4 December 2019 – below is a transcript of Cheryl’s comments at the meeting I’m very pleased to join with you to present Dan Hill ... Read More

2019 Workplace Representative of Year - Margaret Greenwell, RPH
Dec 18, 2019 12:46PM WST

Well done and congratulations to Margaret Greenwell who has received the Alf Barker Award and $500 on winning the Rep of the Year 2019.Margaret has been the Rep in the Emergency Department (ED) at Royal Perth Hospital for ... Read More

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