New report: COVID-19 impact on disability support workers

04.05.2020

A report by the UNSW Sydney released today shares the initial experiences of the disability workforce during the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

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HSU calls for a COVID-19 Care Allowance for disability support workers

29.04.2020

The Health Services Union (HSU) has filed for a COVID-19 Care Allowance for disability support workers in an application to […]

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Health Services Union fights for paid pandemic leave

21.04.2020

The Health Services Union (HSU) has called for additional paid pandemic leave entitlements for health, aged and community care workers […]

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HSU welcomes findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

29.11.2019

HSU National welcomes the findings and recommendations contained in the Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health […]

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The Government’s priorities are all wrong on disability

10.05.2019

The forecast Federal Budget surplus, built on the back of a $1.6b NDIS ‘underspend’, showed the country that this Government’s […]

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Labor plan will help put the heart back in the NDIS

03.05.2019

HSU National today welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s NDIS policy announcement which will start to repair the damage done by […]

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Government inaction is failing our Mental Health system

09.04.2019

In the shadow of a disappointing Federal Budget for mental health, HSU National today provided a way forward focused on […]

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Long overdue NDIS price rise will see fewer participants and workers left behind

01.04.2019

The long overdue increase to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) prices is a reflection that current prices were so low […]

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‘Permaflexi’ could erode conditions for the lowest paid

28.02.2019

HSU National today slammed the NSW Business Chamber for another attack on workplace pay and conditions for some Australia’s lowest […]

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Disability Royal Commission to bring welcome spotlight on sector

19.02.2019

MEDIA RELEASE HSU National today welcomed the bi-partisan passing of a motion supporting the establishment of a royal commission to […]

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