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Newstart Senate Submissions Close This Friday!

Posted by AUWU on  September 10, 2019

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Category: Announcements
The Senate has launched an inquiry on Newstart and related payments. This inquiry – titled ‘Adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia’ – gives us an great opportunity to tell the government about how the low rate of Newstart has been affecting our lives. Submissions close this Friday the 13th of September. It is due to report on 27 March 2020. You do not have to
AUWU advocacy services are a life-line for unemployed workers. For many in the employment services system, there is nowhere else to turn. As an unfunded advocacy service run entirely by unemployed volunteers, responding to every advocacy call and email is a challenge. Over the past few months, there has been an unprecedented demand for our service. Join our Melbourne advocacy mentorship program and help us make sure everyone who contacts the AUWU advocacy services gets

A seat at the table

Posted by Simone Casey on  May 26, 2019

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Category: Announcements, Blog
It has been a long road for the AUWU to get a seat at the table with the federal Dept of Jobs to represent unemployed workers. For unemployed workers, this meeting was a watershed which, along with the jobactive and ParentsNext Senate Inquiries, means that our voices are finally being heard. This joint meeting was convened because AUWU President Owen Bennett had asked for the opportunity to discuss ways to distribute AUWU Rights Guides. This

Details of Upcoming Trainings

Posted by AUWU on  April 7, 2019

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Category: Announcements
It was clear from this week’s budget that the only way we are going to get our voices heard is if we are organised. That is why the AUWU are conducting our first ever series of free National Trainings over the next week. These three training sessions will be held in Melbourne, Sydney and streamed online. Please sign up to these trainings to learn how to get more involved in the AUWU. Remember, these trainings

Volunteer Induction RSVP, 8 April

Posted by AUWU on  April 1, 2019

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Category: Announcements