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Solidarity with all those caught in our bushfire crisis

How you can help bushfire victims through the ACTU Bushfire Relief Effort.

Australians affected by the bushfire crisis ongoing since mid 2019 are finding these days among the most challenging of their lives.

The scope and impact of these fires are unprecedented, and their effects will be felt many years into the future.

Many of those on the front line of the crisis are trade union members and their families. The Queensland trade union movement stands in solidarity with these workers and all in their affected communities.

Queenslanders suffered their own experience with flood and fire increasingly in recent years, and many workers and their families, and their communities, are still rebuilding their lives, homes and livelihoods.

Many unions affiliated with the Queensland Council of Unions have been at the forefront of recovery efforts here, but are also offering comfort and support to those affected by the most recent Victorian and NSW bushfires.

How you can help those affected by bushfires.

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Labour Day Community Art Awards 2020

The Queensland Council of Unions is holding an inaugural Labour Day Community Art Awards competition in 2020 to positively promote the achievements of working people in Queensland. It will be open to all in the community, with a particular focus ...
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Labour Day celebrations in Queensland provide the opportunity to reflect upon the achievements of union members and our supporters in the community and their ability to change the course of history. Queenslanders have always celebrated Labour Day in May, and ...
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Australians affected by the bushfire crisis ongoing since mid 2019 are finding these days among the most challenging of their lives.
The scope and impact of these fires are unprecedented, and their effects will be felt many years into the ...
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Queensland Unions have urged workers this Christmas break to check they are receiving their correct wages and entitlements as Australia’s wage theft crisis grows. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford says more and more workers were speaking out ...
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Today’s revelations about slowing wage growth have exposed the Morrison government’s blatant attack on workers and unions to take the heat off its woeful record on wages. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford said the mid-year economic forecast ...
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Queensland Unions have a new leadership team heading into 2020 with a renewed focus on fighting for secure jobs and decent wages for Queensland workers. Former assistant general secretary Michael Clifford was elected unopposed to the General Secretary position. Kate ...
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Queensland Unions have welcomed a state wage case decision for a three per cent pay rise reflecting widespread calls to lift wages to boost Australia’s flagging economy. The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has ruled that all rates of pay in ...
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Queensland Unions are gravely concerned about increasing police search powers in response to climate change protests, saying it opens the door to future amendments which would see protest rights or civil liberties further diminished. Queensland Council of Unions Acting General ...
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elected officials

Michael Clifford

Michael Clifford

General Secretary
Kate Ruttiman

Kate Ruttiman

Honorary President

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Health & Safety Reps Support Service

Health & Safety Reps Support Service

The Queensland Health and Safety Representative Support Service was established in 2019 to encourage worker representation in health and safety matters and to support health and safety representatives (HSRs) once they have been elected. FIND OUT MORE ...
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Workers' Psychological Support Service

Workers’ Psychological Support Service

Queenslanders experiencing a work-related psychological injury can now access support from a social worker. This independent, confidential and free service helps Queenslanders experiencing a work-related psychological injury to connect with the right community services.
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