Safe Workloads for Child Safety Now! A first step from the budget…

Posted by Together Communities Team on June 3, 2014

As you have probably heard, Child Safety will receive funding through this year’s budget to begin implementing the 121 recommendations made by Commissioner Carmody.

Important information for Townsville Corrections Members

Posted by Michael Thomas on June 2, 2014

With so many challenges facing Custodial Corrections union members it’s important that union members are in the best possible position to meet these challenges.

Update for Medical Officers

Posted by Together Queensland on June 2, 2014

With May 31 having been and gone, and with a flurry of activity up until the last minute, many members have now signed an SMO or VMO contract. If you have yet to hear about an extension of time, or are having any ongoing issues related to the May 31 date, please contact us at or on 1800 177 244 for industrial assistance.

TAFE news – collective agreements and the petition

Posted by Jess and the Together TAFE team. on June 2, 2014

Last year, when negotiations for the TAFE teachers' agreement broke down, the government decided that they wanted to have one collective agreement for all TAFE employees – their intention was to pull the non-teaching staff out of the Core agreement. At the time, the Commissioner ruled that this could not occur and referred the teachers’ agreement to arbitration. Click here and here to see the emails we sent out about this at the time. The government then appealed the Commissioner's decision in the Industrial Court.

National Reconciliation Week 2014: Working Together

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 30, 2014

Together is proud to support National Reconciliation Week, which runs from 27 May to 3 June 2014.

TMR: What's happening with your collective agreement

Posted by Together TMR Team on May 29, 2014

Last week, your union representatives met with the department to discuss the renegotiation of the Transport & Main Roads Enterprise Determination Agreement (EDA).

UQ: Your say on your collective agreement: meeting 30 May

Posted by Together Universities Team on May 23, 2014

After a long and arduous period of negotiations for your enterprise agreement, your bargaining representatives are seeking your feedback on the position reached in negotiations.

QUT: Congratulations on your new agreement

Posted by Together Queensland on May 23, 2014

Congratulations are in order – your enterprise agreement has been filed in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and is awaiting certification.

Update for Queensland Shared Services Staff

Posted by Together Queensland on May 20, 2014

Right now there are a lot of changes happening in Shared Services - and you have a right to have a say in their implementation.

TAFE Update – Industrial Court decision and more.

Posted by Alex Scott on May 20, 2014

Today, the Industrial Court upheld the government’s appeal on the TAFE educational staff EB arbitration.

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