• #MeToo has changed the media landscape, but there is still much to be done

    #MeToo has changed the media landscape, but there is still much to be done

    Emerging in 2017 in response to allegations of sexual assault perpetrated by Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, #MeToo highlighted the potential for traditional and social media to work together to generate global interest in gender-based violence. Within 24 hours, survivors around the world had used the hashtag 12 million times. 

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  • Lisa Jackson on Cultural and Ceremonial Leave

    Lisa Jackson on Cultural and Ceremonial Leave

    CPSU/CSA member Lisa Jackson, an Aboriginal woman working at the Department of Communities in Kununurra, presented a powerful argument on the importance of Cultural and Ceremonial Leave:

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  • Anna Stewart Project 2018

    Anna Stewart Project 2018

    The Anna Stewart Project is a Union run program to empower women and improve gender diversity, equality and rights in the workplace.

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  • 'After 13 Rolling Contracts, I Got Permanency From My Union'

    'After 13 Rolling Contracts, I Got Permanency From My Union'

    Getting permanency can be a life changing moment, just ask Lewis Stevens.

    Back in 2001, Lewis started as a casual worker in the Central TAFE library on weekends.

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Fighting back against the generalised JDF

Budget cuts for staff in any workplace brings with it a number of risks – spiralling overtime, higher levels of stress and an expectation that everyone left needs to ‘step up.’ What happens when ‘stepping up’ or ‘embracing change’ means that your Job Description Form (JDF) suddenly becomes unrecognisable to you?

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