Great news from Minister Jones for Schools members

Posted by Kate Flanders on September 8, 2017

Yesterday Together delegates Len Falknau, Rikki Strachan (IT Officers) and Nikki Bradford, Sandra Lewis, Megan Seymour, Wendy Shearer (Science Operations Officers) met with Minister Kate Jones along with Together Vice President Sharon Abbott, Secretary Alex Scott and myself.

Child Safety reviews released today

Posted by Dee Spink on September 7, 2017

As you may have seen, there were three interrelated reviews into Child Safety released this morning.

University members will vote with their feet!

Posted by Irene Monro on September 7, 2017

Last week, the Fair Work Commission made the ruling that Murdoch University had the right to tear up their enterprise bargaining agreement with union members and start again. Murdoch argued that the agreement was "unnecessarily complex and out of touch."

Winning in Corrections

Posted by Together Queensland on September 6, 2017

Update on body cameras and vests

Good news! Your delegates have met with the department twice and secured a commitment to roll out body cameras with vests. 

Consultation with Treasury union members

Posted by Dee Spink on September 6, 2017

Treasury has recently provided us with documents regarding a proposed realignment within the Performance and Governance Branch, and the new Performance Excellence Framework.

EB9: Happy Pay Day!

Posted by Alex Scott on September 6, 2017

This week is the second pay increase of the three-year EB9 agreement. Union members won these pay increases along with better rights at work! Share this image to celebrate!


Posted by Irene Monro on September 5, 2017

Yesterday your employer emailed you to advise they are now putting an end to enterprise negotiations and putting their preferred agreement out to vote. As we communicated with you last week a number of outstanding issues remain unresolved, issues which Management have walked away from. Many of you feel that these outstanding issues whilst seemingly non-consequential to management, are to you and worth our resolve to stay at the table to sort through.

Your feedback required regarding Digital Hospital.

Posted by Ty Prior on September 4, 2017

As you may have heard, Metro South Health have proposed changes to introduce the Digital Hospital project at Logan Hospital, Beaudesert Hospital and the new Wynnum-Manly Community Health Centre (Gundu Pa). See more info about that here.

Happy Pay Day, updates + Child Protection Week

Posted by Dee Spink on September 1, 2017

Happy Pay Day to you all! 1 September is the operational date for your EB wage increase, thanks to hard-working union members like you. The pay increase dated from 1 September is your third and final increase for the current "Core" agreement. There's an image you can use to celebrate on Facebook and share here.

Opal: Update on your agreement

Posted by Together Aged Care team on September 1, 2017

Your Enterprise Bargaining agreement is still sitting with The Fair Work Commission for certification. 

The Commission is seeking further information from your employer Opal surrounding a number of issues. 

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