Building the campaign to reclaim our rights

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 4, 2013

Over the last few weeks we've been talking to public servants in workplaces across Queensland about their priorities for our union campaign to reclaim our rights. A big thank you to every member who has shared their view so far.

What's happening in Communities?

Posted by Alex Scott on February 28, 2013

2013 is already shaping up to be an eventful year with serious weather and flooding affecting many Queenslanders. These difficult and challenging times highlight the value and importance of the work done by Together members in the Department of Communities Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS).

Health privatisation is official

Posted by Alex Scott on February 27, 2013

With today's announcement, large-scale privatisation is officially on the cards for health services in Queensland.

Campbell Newman's war on services

Posted by Alex Scott on February 25, 2013

This is a critical week for Queenslanders who care about services to our community. The Newman government will be forging ahead with their plans to privatise services.

Secure prisons, safe community

Posted by Alex Scott on February 25, 2013

Campbell Newman's government is launching an unprecedented attack on our state's correctional system, putting correctional staff, inmates and the community at risk.

QHealth: What's your view?

Posted by Alex Scott on February 20, 2013

2012 was a challenging year for all working Queenslanders - especially in Queensland Health. In 2013 we must keep up our fight against Campbell Newman's funding and job cuts, but we also need to make sure we campaign and win on other issues in your workplace.

Health Payroll Update

Posted by Julie Bignell on February 19, 2013

Yesterday we wrote to Peter Patmore with a list of outstanding questions that delegates feel must be answered before we can ballot Queensland Health's new Payroll Hub Proposal (version 2).  A copy of this letter can be viewed here.

Let's get them up here

Posted by Alex Scott on February 12, 2013

Queensland's regional centres, like Cairns, are more than just cities, they are the hubs that connect our state together, linking the bush with the services that communities need.

Your Number

Posted by Alex Scott on February 11, 2013

First of all, thank you to everybody who has told us their priorities for this year as members get started Reclaiming Our Rights. It's been great getting your feelings on the things that matter the most to you as we get started on this campaign to reclaim public servants' rights.

Have your say on support services in QPS

Posted by Alex Scott on February 6, 2013

It is a very testing time for everyone in QPS at the moment - with the upheaval and uncertainty of the current restructuring compounded by the challenges of the ferocious Queensland weather. We hope you are staying safe and looking after each other as best you can.

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