This page lists the collective actions that members in Child Safety, Youth & Women have taken as part of their campaign for better conditions and wages.
In early 2019, delegates and members are considering their options to escalate their action.
CSYW members demand an offer that acts on the real issues in the Department – to make the lives of CSYW workers, and the clients they work with, safer and better.
Members at the Beaudesert CSSC are undertaking the following work bans:
Members at the Cairns CSSC are undertaking the following work bans:
Additional to these work bans, members will not work outside the scope and core duties of their role.
Members at the Ipswich South CSSC are undertaking the following work bans:
Over 40 CSYW worksites took part in half- or full-day strike action on Friday 16th November. You can see some photos from the action here.
From September, members across the state held stop work meetings to discuss negotiations, the employer’s offer and next steps. These stop works were held in worksites across the state – you can see photos from some of these stop work meetings here:
Offices including Mackay CSSC, Toowoomba CSSCs and Central Queensland RIS have continued to apply pressure through indefinite work bans. These work bans include: not completing non-critical administrative tasks; not completing non-critical casework activities; and not providing information regarding any Director-General or Ministerial requests.