Please click on the links below.
AUWU Website Links
- Badly treated by your job agent? Write a letter using one of our templates!
- AUWU Your Rights Booklet
- Your Right Not to Do Work for the Dole
- Is Your Job Agency Meeting Their Obligations?
- Your Right to Change Job Agencies
- Free Legal Advice
- DSP Officer Information
- Your Rights Homepage
- AUWU Legal Challenge
- ‘Guide to Safety at Your Work for the Dole Site’
- ‘What To Do if You Get Cut Off Newstart’
- ‘How to Complain About Your Job Agent or Centrelink’
- ‘Detailed Summary of jobactive Guidelines’
- ‘Are You Unwell and Being Forced to Attend Activities and Appointments? Get an Employment Services Assessment’
- ‘Your Right to a Medical Exemption – how to get your medical certificate accepted’
- How the Employment Fund Works (From Job Seeker Information Network)
And finally here is a list of resources to help you get more involved with the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union:
- Tell Your Story
- Get Involved with Your Local Branch
- Join an AUWU National Working Group
- Distribute AUWU Material
AUWU services are run by volunteers. As it is free to join the union, the AUWU relies heavily on donations for funding. Please click here for more information on how to donate.
Government Document Links
- Jobactive Deed
- Jobactive Guidelines
- DES Deed
- DES guidelines
- Centrelink ‘Review of Decision Form (SS351)‘ See here for more information
- Centrelink Voluntary Work Forms
Verification of Voluntary Work Form (SU462)
Request for Organisation Approval (SU461)
- WFTD insurance info
- Transfer by Agreement Form
- Centrelink Nominee Form
- Jobaccess Employment Assistance Fund Information
- PaTH program guideline
- CDP Guidelines Handbook
Other Helpful Links
Here are some simple but effective things you can do to help us give the unemployed a voice within Australian society (we have also sent this list to you via email):
- Share this form through your email, Facebook or Twitter.
- Like our Facebook page here.
- Send through a summary of your experience of unemployment to us and join the discussions on our facebook page or website forum (helps others realise they are not alone).
- Like and comment on our YouTube videos here (influence others with your opinions).
- Promote our advocacy hotline throughout your networks using our video here and our unemployed workers rights booklet (help other unemployed workers learn about their rights). Additionally, we encourage you to find a no cost meeting room to hold a “Your Rights” workshop (contact us if you would like to help organise a workshop).
- Get involved with your local AUWU branch here (go to a meeting, a good way to meet like-minded people). If there is not one in your local area, contact us to set one up.
- Come to our events here (another good way to meet like-minded people)
- Help us hand out our leaflets and booklet (in cafes, bookshops, laundromats, community noticeboards etc, contact us if you would like us to send you some printouts)
- Staff our hotline (contact us if you would like to be trained up on this)
- Become a delegate (contact us if you would like to be trained up on this.