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In December 2020, the Morrison Government introduced proposed workplace law changes that will allow employers to cut wages and remove conditions from workers.



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2021 QCU NAIDOC Awards

The theme of this year’s NAIDOC Week is Heal Country! The QCU is again acknowledging and supporting NAIDOC Week and this year’s theme calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections of First Nations' lands, waters, sacred ...
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Unions have won a 2.5 per cent pay rise for 500,000 Queensland workers on award rates after today’s Fair Work Commission minimum wage case decision. The federal commission increased the current minimum wage of $19.84 hour to $20.33 per hour, ...
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Budget investment in service delivery and infrastructure spending is the quickest path to Queensland’s recovery after COVID. Today’s State Budget acknowledges investment in health, education and infrastructure will provide a safe and secure future for Queenslanders, and the thousands more ...
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Workers take to Brisbane streets today to protest JobKeeper corporate welfare propping up rich-lister bank accounts while workers are left to languish as wages fall behind the cost of living. Rallies are planned across the state outside Brisbane, Townsville and ...
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The Morrison Government’s federal budget measures will do little to make workplaces safe and secure for women workers in Queensland. Their 2021 Budget spend is splashy and big, but out of touch with the real world of many working women ...
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Queensland Unions support International Women’s Day on Monday, 8 March 2021, both celebrating the achievements of women and highlighting the barriers women still face. Equality protest on International Women's Day in the 1970s ... image reproduced courtesy of National Library ...
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Regional Queensland workers are preparing their case against the Morrison Government’s proposed workplace law changes when the legislation comes before a Senate inquiry in Townsville on February 8. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford said the dangerous new ...
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DFV Webinars

Domestic and family violence is a workplace issue. The Services Union in partnership with Basic Rights Queensland, invites union members and leaders to attend free training during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2020. When Domestic and Family ...
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leadership team

Michael Clifford

Michael Clifford

General Secretary
Kate Ruttiman

Kate Ruttiman

Honorary President
Jacqueline King

Jacqueline King

Assistant General Secretary


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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Workers' Compensation Information and Advisory Service

Workers’ Compensation Information and Advisory Service

The Workers’ Compensation Information and Advisory Service provides information to injured workers, unions and community organisations about the worker’ compensation system in Queensland. Find out more information about the Service or call on 1800 102 166. ...
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