Public Sector Update: Covid-19
Apr 9, 2020 16:03PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members.This document is provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Please see more at our COVID-19 News portal. Read More

COVID-19 Update: PPE in Western Australia, Westin Hotel Secured for Health Workers
Apr 6, 2020 16:04PM WST

UPDATE: $5.5 million in Personal Protection Equipment has been secured by the WA State Government.The PPE for front-line workers was flown into Perth on Saturday and will be dispersed across the state’s health ... Read More

Member Update: Naomi McRae
Apr 6, 2020 14:33PM WST

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Public Sector Update: WA Health Briefing
Apr 3, 2020 08:47AM WST

We have succeeded in our request for the dialogue with WA Health to be more structured, with a new twice weekly tele-conference briefing commencing today. Brief notes from today’s meeting are ... Read More

Physiotherapy Update : Local Physios join in International COVID-19 Response
Mar 31, 2020 16:07PM WST

An international team of Physiotherapists has published a document titled Physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting: Recommendations to guide clinical practice1. A pre-publication copy is ... Read More

HSUWA Letter to DG of Health Dr Russell-Weisz: What Health Workers Need Now
Mar 26, 2020 09:18AM WST

HSUWA has written to the Minister for Health and DG of Health about what health workers need as this crisis begins, the letter follows:Dear Dr Russell-Weisz,HSUWA members and COVID-19 The Health Services Union of Western ... Read More

Member Update - COVID - 19
Mar 20, 2020 14:44PM WST

HSUWA understands the State Government and Department of Health are reacting as quickly as possible to this crisis in difficult circumstances.Our members across the health sector are trusted and respected professionals (in ... Read More

HSUWA Letter to Roger Cook, Dr Russell-Weisz on HSUWA workers and the Covid-19 Crisis
Mar 20, 2020 13:59PM WST

HSUWA have written to the WA Health Minister and Dr Russell-Weisz,Dear Minister Cook and Dr Russell-WeiszHSUWA members and COVID-19The Health Services Union of Western Australia (HSUWA) is writing in relation to the ... Read More

COVID-19 Information - Key Links
Mar 16, 2020 15:32PM WST

HSUWA is updating our news portal to ensure you have links to the best resources on the COVID-19 crisis. Important InformationPlease get your information from credible and accurate sources. This is a rapidly evolving ... Read More

HSUWA update on the COVID-19 situation in WA
Mar 16, 2020 08:00AM WST

Advice about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving and the importance of your role in supporting each other and our community at this time cannot be understated. You represent the public ... Read More

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

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