JobKeeper Changes & Extended Scheme

The Federal Government has made some important changes to JobKeeper. The good news is that the JobKeeper Payment scheme has been extended until 28 March 2021 to ensure more Australians can stay in jobs and more businesses can survive the economic fallout of this pandemic. However, the bad news is that as of 28 September…

JobKeeper 2.0 update for members

As you may recall, earlier this year the ASU along with other Australian unions campaigned relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic. In early April 2020 the Federal Government passed legislation and created the JobKeeper wage stimulus package which was scheduled to end in late…

Australians are getting left behind again

Australians are getting left behind again JobKeeper 2.0 update for members As you may recall, earlier this year the ASU along with other Australian unions campaigned relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic. In early April 2020 the Federal Government passed legislation and created the…

ASU Member Magazine July 2020

ASU Member Magazine July 2020 Welcome to the mid-year edition of the ASU Unite Magazine – and what a year it’s been so far. Download and read the ASU Unite Magazine Here. From bushfires to a global pandemic that has brought unprecedented shutdowns and catapulted Australia into recession, our members have felt the impact of…

New ASU Organiser

New ASU Organiser My name is Victor Jose and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your new ASU Organiser. Like most unions do from time to time, we at the ASU have had a reshuffle of Organising rounds and I have recently taken the role from Cassie Farley. I recently met…