TAFE Queensland – what the Core agreement means for you

Posted by Alex Scott on April 5, 2016

Last year Together members across the Core and TAFE areas voted to accept the in-principle offer from the government to settle a new Core agreement.

Exciting news! A draft of your new agreement is now available to view on the Public Service Commission’s website.

Corrections Collective Agreement Update

Posted by Together Corrections Team on March 29, 2016

At the end of this week our current Collective Agreement reaches its "nominal expiry date". That means that while it continues to apply it is able to be replaced by a new agreement. As the delegates elected to the negotiating team, we have been meeting with QCS for the last two months seeking to negotiate a new agreement.

Core: The timeframe for your agreement is here.

Posted by Alex Scott on March 24, 2016

After years of waiting we are now close to securing a collective agreement that enshrines your rights, your voice at and your protection at work.

The Core public service agreement ballot will run from 19 to 29 April.

The bilateral agreement between the state and federal governments has finally been signed. Members, and of course clients and families, have been waiting on some certainty from both levels of government regarding when the NDIS will be implemented; disappointingly, though, once again this announcement has come without any prior discussion with directly affected staff. This is particularly frustrating and upsetting for those in the trial site of Townsville, Charters Towers, Palm Island and North Queensland more broadly, whose implementation timeframes are nearest.

Corrections: Breaking News - Borallon opening will be staged

Posted by Michael Thomas on March 15, 2016

Today the Corrections Minister announced that the re-opening of Borallon will be a staged process to allow the hanging points in older cells to be removed.

Housing: Reshape, Restructure, Realignment?

Posted by Alex Scott on March 14, 2016

Recently Department of Housing and Public Works staff received an email from the Director General informing them of a proposed 'reshaping' of the department.

International Women's Day 2016: Take the pledge

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on March 9, 2016

8 March 2016 is International Women's Day.

Today we celebrate women's achievements and commit ourselves to full equality between men and women in Australia and around the world.

Your Custodial Corrections Award

Posted by Together Corrections Team on March 8, 2016

We are aware that your employer recently advised you that the Modernised Correctional Employees Award – State 2015 will apply in four months.

Update for Police station AO2s

Posted by Sean Waugh on March 3, 2016

Thanks to everyone who has already sent in their petitions for police station AO2s.

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