Governing Council adopted the following Delegate Standard as policy.

CPSU delegates have an obligation to conduct themselves in a way that reflects union values and ensures that at all times in their capacity as a union delegate they:

  • Strive to make our workplaces and communities fairer and safer.
  • Pursue the interests of members with honesty, integrity and visibility.
  • Recognise the intrinsic dignity of all persons regardless of:
    • race
    • colour
    • sex
    • sexual orientation
    • age
    • physical or mental disability
    • marital status
    • family or carer's responsibilities
    • pregnancy
    • religion
    • political opinion
    • national extraction, or
    • social origin

    and will act without bias.

  • Treat all persons (including members, delegates, other colleagues, staff and officials as well as management) with respect and professionalism, and without harassment.
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of members details/information.
  • Use Union resources in a proper manner and for a proper purpose.
  • At all times behave in a way that upholds the union Values and the good reputation the CPSU.