Queensland Corrective Services have finally tabled their "offer" for your new collective agreement - three days before your current agreement expires - and it is a terrible offer.

CORE EB: The government is getting ready to move the goal posts

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 28, 2013

Disability services. Child protection services. Corrective services. Schools. TAFE colleges. Aged care facilities. Hospitals and health care.

These are all things targeted for privatisation by the so-called independent Costello Commission of Audit - public services set to be handed over to private corporations to run for a profit.

On 8 May the QIRC determined that conciliation under section 148 of the Industrial Relations Act had been unsuccessful in achieving new certified agreements to replace the SGS Security, Q Build Office Staff and the Project Services Agreements that expired in 2012

News from Canberra

Posted by Alex Scott on March 21, 2013

You may have already heard about today's events in federal politics.

Federal politics and federal issues are going to continue to be in the news, but that doesn’t mean we can lose sight of what matters to us in Queensland.

Meetings to discuss the Health Blueprint

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 20, 2013

Members in Health are holding meetings to protect public healthcare.

Quality for all of us

Posted by Alex Scott on March 18, 2013

The state government wants to privatise public services, including:

Job Losses through ideology

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 18, 2013

The Minister for Transport, Scott Emerson had announced last year that Roadtek would be stopped from tendering for work in South-east Queensland.

Time to step up

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 6, 2013

It's been great to see such a strong response to the Reclaiming Our Rights survey

Will be held on Wednesday 13th March, 2013 commencing at 5.30 p.m. at Tara Room, Irish Club Hotel, Russell Street Toowoomba.

HP Appeals update

Posted by Alex Scott on March 6, 2013

It has been some time since we updated you on the HP appeal matters before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and the Industrial Court.

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