COVID-19 Vaccinations

The ASU supports vaccination as the way we can get out of the pandemic and get members back to work and encourages all members to be vaccinated if there is no medical contraindication. Get vaccinated! If you can get vaccinated against COVID-19, you should get vaccinated. Vaccines are safe and effective. They are the best…

Vale Martin ‘Marty’ Blight

Martin ‘Marty’ Blight, a long-term employee of Serco Mill Park, a committed ASU member, a father, a friend to many, and a keen fisherman, died aged 46 on Monday 13 September 2021 in hospital. Marty became unwell with Coronavirus after his workplace was identified as a Tier 1 site and he was subsequently identified as…

Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered.

Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered. Recently, the Federal Government have made changes to both JobKeeper and JobSeeker. The Federal Government have confirmed they will not extend JobKeeper beyond the 28th of March 2021 leaving many workers uncertain about their future. With thousands of workers still reliant on the JobKeeper program this short-sighted announcement to cut JobKeeper…

Keep Australia Flying

Today we wrote to airlines and ground handlers to seek an urgent update on today’s tourism and aviation sector announcement and the impact it will have on the organisation.  Details of the letter are included below. We have also formally written to the Federal Government to seek an urgent briefing on what today’s announcement means…

Grow Your Union

COVID has brought home why it is so important to be in the union. Issues like job security, income, protection of entitlements and occupational health and safety have confronted millions of workers. We have worked to keep members in jobs and help them address concerns about safety. Our numbers have grown in recent months which…

Qantas’ planned cuts to sales, service & baggage desks underbaked!

ASU representatives met with management on Monday, 15 February and Tuesday, 16 February – and it became apparent that Qantas management have no idea how they are actually going to make their thought-bubble to cut the Sales, Service and Baggage Desks work. This is shameful. It’s clear that the promised ‘digital servicing’ technology doesn’t even…