• Give Jenny a Break! FREE CHILDCARE
    Free childcare evens the playing field for all children’s wellbeing. Quality childcare for working parents should not be a luxury. If Scott Morrison’s government makes childcare free, all children will be able to looked after, and all parents will be able to get back to work in their own time, and continue with their career goals, whilst earning enough to support their young ones.
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    Created by Georgia Symons
  • Support a new Agreement at ACU
    The quality of the student experience, research outputs, community and industry engagement and campus life is shaped by the conditions under which ACU staff work. By failing to provide an Agreement to ACU staff with the conditions they need, the sustainability of the institution is undermined.
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    Created by Lisbeth Latham
  • Worksafe Qld investigate Scott Morrison!
    Scott Morrison is a safety risk. The best way to deal with safety risks is to eliminate them. If we cannot get rid of him this election - we need to investigate how to control his danger to workers. Particularly when he has a go at hair washing, blowtorches or hiding signs at press conferences.
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    Created by Nadia Montague
  • Demand the Creation of Roseworthy and Waite Officers!
    In the most recent SRC meeting, the student representatives from Socialist Alternative -- SRC President Ana Obradovic, Education Officer James Wood, Postgraduate Officer Jack Crawford, Environmental Officer Nix Herriot, and General Member Ramon O'Donnell -- collectively made the decision to block the Grassroots motion to better represent students from Roseworthy and Waite by granting both campuses dedicated positions on the SRC. SRC President Ana Obradovic described the problem of a lack of representation from other UoA campuses on the Student Representative Council as an "insignificant" issue. When she was further pressed about the critical mental health crisis currently documented at the Roseworthy Campus, she dismissed the need for a dedicated officer with grounded experience of the crisis as "unimportant." This is a stance that must be condemned as being completely and utterly unacceptable, and that's using polite language because in actuality the stance is nothing short of despicable. The position held by Socialist Alternative reinforces the segregation and detachment felt by students on both campuses and echoes the sentiment of upper management who care little about the students studying on rural campuses. Blocking a motion to further the representation of students at Waite and Roseworthy serves to do nothing but exacerbate the unique challenges that the student bodies of both campuses are facing. To dismiss these students and their need for a voice on the SRC as irrelevant is an absolutely shameful stance to take for a group that supposedly prides itself on championing the cause of student representation. The undersigned hence demand that the elected representatives from Socialist Alternative pass this motion or resign from their positions immediately seeing as they are failing to do their duty in representing student interests.
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    Created by Liam Johns
  • Externally Review Our Pay Classifications!
    Hard working FTS staff need to be compensated for the range of duties they perform and they deserve to be provided independent evidence that they are being properly paid for the work they are doing. Independence in the Mercer review process is pivotal so FTS staff are confident that they are being compensated for the full range of duties they perform in Ambulance Victoria. FTS staff have waited 6months and can wait no more.
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    Created by Lauren Stanley
  • Light up the footpaths & give more accessibility on the NB
    This is important because it’s not safe and people should be able to stand at a bus stop and feel safe. People should be able to walk home from work being able to see the footpath. People should have the right to safely access the footpaths while exercising or walking home. There are not many footpaths on the northern beaches. Many people have to walk on the roads to access the community and get to their destination.
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    Created by Rachael Leah
  • Tell StarTrack Management: Let Us Have A Say on Our EBA!
    StarTrack workers have gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that Australia's parcel delivery system is timely and efficient, doing crucial work to transport a huge surge in demand for online orders as well as important freight, vital medical supplies and crucial COVID-19 vaccines. It is no secret that Australia Post Group and it's StarTrack arm of the business have recorded mega-profits during the pandemic. In an email to all staff on 23rd Feb, 2022, Australia Post CEO & Managing Director Paul Graham advised half-yearly results: • Group revenue: $4.80 billion, up 10.4 per cent on last year • Group profit before tax: $199.8 million, up 19.9 per cent on last year • Parcels and Services revenue: $3.87 billion, up 13.6 per cent on last year Graham then stated "These numbers would not have been possible without all of you and the important work you do every day." While StarTrack has made $3.87 billion, they are refusing to allow the very same staff that turned this profit to meet during paid time to discuss their own Enterprise Agreement. This is outrageous! The ASU asked StarTrack to accommodate workers right to attend Union meetings by allowing the necessary changes to breaks so that workers can attend during their lunchtime. StarTrack management should be working with the ASU to help employees make their voices heard in the enterprise agreement negotiations. If you agree, sign the ASU petition today!
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    Created by Australian Services Union Picture
  • 24 Hour fuel pod for Dartmouth
    Fuel Security is essential
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    Created by Aaron Scales
    Work-life balance is important for the physical and mental well-being of staff.
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    Created by Mohammed Abdillahi
  • Give us our Long Service Leave!
    It's important to acknowledge AV staff years of service and provide fair entitlements to all staff. A mother who has worked fulltime in Ambulance Victoria for 9 years returns to work from maternity leave to undertake 20 hours of work per week. When she takes her LSL, she will not receive payment based on her years of service within Ambulance Victoria but the 20 hours per week she has most recently worked. This discrepancy impacts women, care-takers, and staff who are working part-time even though they have worked fulltime for many years within the service. AEAV members believe it is discriminatory and unfair to not acknowledge staff years of service simply because a staff member has more recently worked part-time.
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    Created by Lauren Stanley
  • Mental Health Support at the UoA Roseworthy Campus!
    Veterinary students and practitioners are known to suffer from high rates of mental illness. This is especially the case at the university’s Roseworthy campus, where, in a survey conducted by the AVSMH, 27% of veterinary students reported experiencing suicidal ideation. The effects of mental illness are compounded by Roseworthy’s lack of transport and rural location. Such factors either dissuade or outright prevent students from seeking assistance. It is hence important for students to call on the university to provide satisfactory mental health support on campus. When signing this petition, don't forget to use your UoA email so we can prove that these are indeed genuine student demands.
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    Created by Liam Johns
  • Postpone ACU Return to Campus
    In 2022, the COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of disappearing and presents more risks to health and safety than ever before. New variants like Delta and Omicron are tearing through our community and workplaces. With the risk of workplace transmission ever-increasing, we need strong measures to keep COVID-19 as far as possible from spreading within our university community. As numerous examples have shown, an outbreak at a workplace like ours where there are so many individuals coming and going can have disastrous consequences. Teaching delivery and research can be disrupted or even halted entirely, but the worst effects will be felt by us, the workers. We ask that ACU takes steps to limit the impact by consulting staff and implementing sensible measures. ACU senior management has arbitrarily set February 14 as the date for staff to return to campus. However, they have failed to undertake genuine consultation with staff regarding the potential risks associated with the return to campus and how these risks may be controlled. This has been highlighted by the fact that the University only released its COVID Risk Assessment document for consultation on February 10, just two business days prior to the return to campus.
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    Created by Lisbeth Latham