In service-wide bargaining in 2023, the CPSU secured cultural leave rights for all APS employees. This means that every APS member will be able to access leave for their culturally significant events, regardless of their background.

The CPSU is proud to be a union that reflects the cultural diversity of modern Australia, and we are proud to have achieved new entitlements for our members to enable them to celebrate their culture.


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