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…

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…

Keep Australia Flying Report

Keep Australia Flying Report Today we launched the Keep Australia Flying Report. We surveyed more than 500 workers in aviation about what impacts COVID had on them and what they needed to come through this crisis. What we heard was aviation workers have been doing it tough. Aviation workers are highly skilled and know what…