Member emails

New Framework – Have your say

Posted by Together Queensland on April 15, 2014

It's finally arrived. A new draft of the SMO and VMO contract, all in one document, drafted in conjunction with the Keep our Doctors Taskforce.


Breakthrough in Negotiations

Posted by Together Queensland on April 15, 2014

We’ve finally had a breakthrough in negotiations.

After days of negotiations with the Government, we’ve finally got an agreement that we are happy to put to you and your colleagues to vote on.

A new award for cultural centre staff? Have your say now

Posted by Sean and the Together Team on April 11, 2014

As a Together member you deserve a say in the direction of the Queensland government’s Award "modernisation" process. Right now is a really important time for you, as a member in cultural centres, to have your voice heard in this process.

Health public service award: We had a win!

Posted by Rob and the Together Health Team on April 11, 2014

Having your say as a union member matters. Recently, we asked you which Award you would like to be covered by – the Public Service Award as you are now, or be moved to the District Health Award (which was Queensland Health’s initial position).

Health: Attention Administrative Officers

Posted by Together Health Team on April 11, 2014

Our Together office has had recent reports from members in the administrative stream who work 24/7 shift rosters that you are being “consulted” or met with one on one regarding a change to your meal breaks and rosters.

Together HPs – Victory is Ours!

Posted by Together Queensland on April 9, 2014

We have had some fantastic news!

Your strong commitment to the Health Practitioner stream has pressured the government to agree to a stand-alone award for HP and DO streams!

Your wages and conditions in Uniting Care Health

Posted by Together UCH Team on April 9, 2014

A few weeks ago you were asked to consider the offer Uniting Care Health have made for your new collective agreement.

Late yesterday afternoon, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission released what is called an "exposure draft" of a proposed new Award that may apply to you and your colleagues.

Mater update – ready for anything!

Posted by Together Queensland on April 7, 2014

It has now been over 7 months since your enterprise agreement was due to be replaced, and there is still no clarity about what changes the Mater want to make to your wages and conditions.

Child Safety: We won’t back down on backfill!

Posted by Together in Communities Team on April 7, 2014

Workload issues aren’t new for Child Safety workers like you. High caseloads are a long-term concern for you and your co-workers, with very good reason. Unsafe caseloads mean you can’t spend as much time supporting vulnerable children as you need.


Authorised Alex Scott, Secretary, Together.
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