• Turn Strathbogie Rainbow
    Flying the rainbow is an important way to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people who live, study, work and recreate in Strathbogie Shire. This year, 86% of councils across the state of Victoria flew the rainbow flag for IDAHOBIT and next year we're aiming to make that 100%! We want to show Strathbogie Shire Council that residents and supporters expect them to support our LGBTIQA+ community. We need you to support the LGBTIQA+ community and sign the petition for Strathbogie Shire Council to fly the rainbow flag.
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    Created by Victorian Pride Lobby
  • Fly the rainbow flag
    Flying the rainbow flag is an important way to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people who live, study, work and recreate in Alpine Shire. This year, 86% of councils across the state of Victoria flew the rainbow flag for IDAHOBIT and next year we're aiming to make that 100%! We want to show Alpine Shire Council that residents and supporters expect them to support our LGBTIQA+ community. We need you to support the LGBTIQA+ community and sign the petition for Alpine Shire Council to fly the rainbow flag.
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    Created by Victorian Pride Lobby Picture
  • Karen’s Diner is an Unsafe Workplace
    Every employer has a duty to eliminate occupational health and safety risks as far as is practically possible. Karen’s Diner have done the exact opposite, they have created an unsafe workplace and actively encouraged hazards as part of their business model. That’s why we’re calling on WorkSafe Victoria to investigate Karen’s Diner.
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    Created by Kali and Molly
  • Fighting for Fair Visa Processing Times
    There are thousands of people nationwide whose lives are stuck in limbo while they await a visa decision from the Department of Home Affairs. Many have been waiting for years with no response from government. Key points on the 887 visa: · The 887 visa is a pathway to permanent residency for temporary visa holders who have lived and worked in areas of regional Australia. · These temporary visas leave migrants vulnerable to employment, housing, family and financial instability. · 887 visa applicants are forced to live in limbo while they experience endless visa processing delays and backlogs. · The average wait time for the 887 visa is now over two years
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    Created by Migrant Workers Centre
  • Zero Tolerance for Zero Action: Affirmative Consent
    After the passing of the Justice Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences and other Matters) 2022 Bill on 31/08/2022, affirmative consent is now law in Victoria. This amendment means that everyone has the responsibility to get active consent before engaging in sexual activity. This may include (but is not limited to) saying “yes,” as well as physical gestures like nodding and/or reciprocating removing someone’s clothes. To put it simply, there must be a “clear and enthusiastic go-ahead." The new legislation also firmly guards people from other forms of violence such as stealthing (non-consensual removal of barrier protection such as a condom) and image-based abuse (which can include, but is not limited to: deepfakes, taking, sharing or threatening to share sexual images or videos without consent). This change in law marks a crucial step in creating survivor-centered legislation, which shifts the responsibility away from survivor to perpetrator. The University of Melbourne’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy and their definition of consent lags behind state law. Additionally, the policy does not acknowledge stealthing as a form of violence and does not comprehensively cover the emerging issue of online image-based abuse. There is no room for victim-blaming at the University of Melbourne. Therefore, UMSU calls on the University to immediately change its policy in line with new state legislation. By doing this, it will shift the focus and burden of responsibility from the victim-survivors actions to those of the perpetrator. This change is vital to ensure we are committing to a victim-centred approach that puts justice and safety first. Support Resources: If this letter brings up any concerns for you, please reach out to the following supports: Sexual Assault Crisis Support Line (24/7): 1800 806 292 1800 Respect (24/7): 1800 737 732 UMSU Sexual Harm and Response Coordinators The UMSU Sexual Harm and Response Coordinators provide support with making complaints to the University, reporting to the police, and appropriate referrals to therapeutic services. Contact them via their webpage: https://umsu.unimelb.edu.au/support/survivors/ University of Melbourne, Safer Community Program Provides advice and support to University of Melbourne students who have been affected by sexual violence and harassment: https://safercommunity.unimelb.edu.au/
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    Created by UMSU Inc Picture
  • QANTAS: We want a fair deal for all workers
    Workers who have been targeted by Qantas only want their right to collective bargain and negotiate their pay and conditions. Australian Services Union members at Qantas are standing shoulder to shoulder to fight this every step of the way. We all work for one airline and have been part of one workplace agreement and one set of workplace conditions for over 20 years. We need a decent pay rise that keeps up with the cost of living not one that sends us backwards. That’s our wages policy. Qantas, workers want a fair deal for ALL staff now.
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    Created by Australian Services Union Picture
  • Bega: Give dairy workers a fair deal!
    We are among the lowest paid Dairy workers. Bega workers in Victoria are paid up to $10 per hour more than us. If our wage does not at least keep up with the cost of living we will struggle to stay afloat over the next few years. We are not only striking for workers at Bega, we are fighting for the next generation and doing our bit to make sure workers in WA get a fair share of corporate profits.
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    Created by Bega Bentley Workers
  • TransLink - Step Up!
    Public transport is the lifeblood of a modern city, delivering workers, students, tourists and those unable to drive cars to where they need to be. Bus drivers provide an essential service and deserve to be safe while performing their job.
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    Created by TWU Queensland
  • Australia needs a pay rise
    Wages are falling behind for millions of workers. This is not just because of the pandemic, but has been happening over a decade. Complicated and outdated work laws that were written thirty years ago are now preventing workers from being able to bargain for decent wages and secure jobs. Only 14% of workers are covered by a current enterprise agreement. Industries that employ mainly women, like care or education, have some of the lowest wages and least number of enterprise agreements. Workers who have the same jobs across employers or sectors should be able to come together to bargain for decent pay and similar conditions. Unless we update work and bargaining laws, we can’t fix the wages crisis.. Work and workplaces have changed. We need work laws to suit now and the future. It just makes sense.
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    Created by Australian Unions
  • Give Curtin Uni Staff a Pay Rise!
    Students should support Curtin staff fighting for better pay and conditions because: 1. Workers deserve a decent wage that goes up with inflation, at the very least.✊ 2. Because they are also fighting to improve the education quality they can provide for us too!🎓 Our staff are overworked, understaffed and increasingly facing unstable employment with casualisation on the rise. We know that staff teaching conditions impact student learning conditions. But we also think it's completely unfair for the staff who make our university run to be struggling with a cost of living crisis while university executives are making $300,000+ per year and the university is in surplus.
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    Created by Jacqueline Blackburn
  • A fair deal for Knorr-Bremse workers
    Knorr-Bremse’s Sustainability Report (2021) states that employees are one of the central pillars of the firm’s corporate responsibility strategy. It states that it is the firm’s “aspiration to protect employees’ rights and ensure fair and appropriate pay”. It cannot be reasonably argued that the firm’s current offer in this round of enterprise bargaining, which represents a real pay cut on projected inflation figures and a decrease in the employment security of the workforce, meets this standard.
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    Created by The AMWU Picture
  • Stop Paying Pipecon
    Ballarat Council giving money to Pipecon is a slap in the face to all of us as Ballarat ratepayers and Victorians. Councillors must immediately review this decision, award the tender for Tait St road reconstruction to another company, and apologise to the community.
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    Created by James Raynes