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Timeline for marriage equality postal survey

Posted by Alex Scott on September 15, 2017

This week Australia Post started posting the marriage equality surveys. Keep an eye on your letter box for your ballot between now and 25 September.

If you don't receive a survey by 25 September, you will need to get in contact with the ABS here to request a new one before 11 October.


Private Sector News - September 2017

Posted by The Together Private Sector team on September 15, 2017

Congratulations to Qantas members for winning the 2017 ACTU Jennie George award! Read on for this and more stories in you September Union news.

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.


Concerns regarding BDH and UQSoD

Posted by Heather and the Together Health Team on September 15, 2017

Union members create safer workplaces by identifying concerns, raising them with management and working collectively to find suitable solutions.  

Together members in Metro North Oral Health have been raising numerous concerns regarding the co-location of Brisbane Dental Hospital (BDH) staff with the University of Queensland School of Dentistry (UQSoD) at Herston. These issues include:


Opal members - Your agreement is still at the FWC

Posted by Megan & the Together Aged Care Team on September 15, 2017

Further to the update on the 1st of September; Your Enterprise Bargaining agreement is still sitting with the Fair Work Commission for certification. 


QPS AO2 Administration Support Review

Posted by Alex Scott on September 13, 2017

Last week, your union met with QPS to continue progressing the AO2 Administration Support Review, looking at AO2s that work in stations and undertake counter work.


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.


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