Member emails

QUT: It’s official! Your new EB – improved conditions, better wages

Posted by Together Universities Team on July 28, 2014

It’s official! Due to the hard work of delegates and members like you, you have a new Enterprise Agreement approved by the Fair Work Commission.

Update from your recent BAS Consultative Committee meeting

Posted by Together Queensland on July 25, 2014

Recently, the BAS Consultative Committee – for both field and office-based staff – was held with the various unions representing BAS staff, including Together, meeting with management representatives to discuss several workplace issues.

Quick reminder for all Mater HPs

Posted by Dan and the Together Health Team on July 25, 2014

Yesterday a decision was made by Fair Work Australia that could have a big impact on your working conditions.

Independent public schools: You decide

Posted by Together Schools Team on July 24, 2014

The Premier has again stated that Independent Public Schools are the way forward. Together members and our colleagues in the Queensland Teachers Union and United Voice are increasingly concerned that independent public schools (IPS) will actually result in further inequalities in our education system. Members are also concerned that independent public schools could increase inequity among school support staff in their pay and conditions with schools going outside of the current HR policies and processes.

TAFE Queensland Brisbane: You're Getting A Say

Posted by Together TAFE team on July 21, 2014

Over recent months many of you have had serious concerns about the suitability assessment process used by TAFE Queensland Brisbane. Thanks to Together members and delegates who raised these issues, the new General Manager of TAFE Queensland Brisbane, Aaron Devine, has agreed to improve this process.

Important – Mater Beyond 2014

Posted by Dan and the Together Health Team on July 18, 2014

Management’s "Mater Beyond 2014 Project" is ramping up this week with the announcement of 28 business cases for organisational change made yesterday. On Monday 21 July these business cases are to be released and union delegates will be briefed by management.

Together HPs at Mater

Posted by Dan and the Together Health Team on July 18, 2014

Negotiations are continuing with Mater about your wages and conditions. One of the major issues in contention is about existing working conditions.

Tragedy and the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre

Posted by Remi Muller on July 17, 2014

Yesterday the Brisbane Times took to the community a tragic story about two previous patients of the government-run Barrett Adolescence Centre who have recently taken their own lives.

Communities: A win for your voice at work!

Posted by Together Communities Team on July 15, 2014

Recently, you should have received an email from us about a ‘Q&A’ document that the department released, as well as our response to it, challenging its discriminatory and anti-freedom of association provisions that affect you in the workplace.

UQ: Your say on your collective agreement

Posted by Together Universities Team on July 11, 2014

Your union bargaining representatives have some positive news - after lengthy negotiations, we are pleased to advise members that in principle agreement has been reached with UQ in regards to the proposed Enterprise Agreement.


Authorised Alex Scott, Secretary, Together.
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