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A win for equality!

Posted by Alex Scott on November 15, 2017

Great news! The majority of Australians have voted YES for marriage equality. Now our politicians should get on with their jobs and enshrine marriage equality in law.


Cuts to our services

Posted by Alex Scott on November 13, 2017

If Tim Nicholls and the LNP win the next Queensland election they will make around $11.6 billion worth of cuts to the budget. But they won't say where the cuts will fall.

These cuts would go further than the cuts made by LNP when they were last in government in 2012-2015.

In their policies the LNP are using an ideological definition of "budget deficit" that will give them more opportunity to make cuts to public sector jobs and services.


Union News: November

Posted by Alex Scott on November 7, 2017

Welcome to November and this month's edition of Union News!

Read on for news from around our union!


Your rights at work are at risk in Queensland. This election, make sure you are voting to support your rights at work.

The LNP under Campbell Newman and Tim Nicholls cut public services and jobs. They also attacked public sector workers at the workplace.


Your rights at work at risk – what you can do

Posted by Alex Scott on October 30, 2017

Your rights at work are at risk in Queensland. This election, make sure you are voting to support your rights at work.


Change Proposals at Griffith

Posted by Valda Graham on October 20, 2017

As we all know Griffith University is exploring major transformational change across all areas of its business with movements of those activities resulting in regular releases of workplace change proposals. With so much uncertainty around us, we would ask you to encourage your work colleagues who are not in the Union to join and so that we can work together to find alternative solutions that have a less negative effect on how workplace change is proposed and introduced.


Update and a Key Report

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 20, 2017

As part of the Therapy Attraction and Retention Working Group Together members recently completed surveys in relation to the implementation of Evidence Based Practice.


Private Sector News - October 2017

Posted by Private Sector Team on October 13, 2017

Welcome to the October edition of Your Union News!

The Australian superannuation system is the envy of much of the world and its under threat by new laws proposed by the federal government. 

Don’t forget: use Together MyPage to change or update your membership details. You can also use Together MyPage to create your union fees tax statement for the 2016/17 financial year. Remember union fees are tax deductible. You can like the Together Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.


Your DET union update

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 3, 2017

In the last quarter of the year (where did that all go?!) there are a lot of things happening and we are all waiting for a potential announcement of the imminent state election. As Together members we all know what a difference the policies of the government of the day make to our work and our lives. We’ll be contacting you all about the Stand for Queensland campaign in the lead up to the election soon!


Schools: Term 4 Update

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 3, 2017

It's Term 4 already and there is a lot going on for union members in Schools. Please have a read of the updates below and make sure you sign our petition to the Minister about job security.


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