CPSU members reject first pay offer
CPSU members have overwhelmingly rejected the 10.5% pay offer tabled by the APSC.
APS bargaining to prioritise progress on pay equity
Pay inequity hits hardest in agencies with high proportions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.
Services Australia attack: Centre security review welcomed
A Centrelink Team Leader was the victim of a serious attack while doing her job.
Information sessions on The Voice to Parliament
The popular CPSU information sessions on The Voice to Parliament are back.
Vale Christine Adams
Long-term ATO delegate and CPSU life member Christine Adams has passed away.
Government pay offer for APS is in
But is it good enough?
CPSU National Secretary Melissa Donnelly responds to the Federal Budget.
APSC tables Pay Offer of 10.5% in APS Service-Wide Bargaining
4% in the first year, 3.5% in the second year and 3% in the third year.
APS rebuilding continues in second Albanese Government Budget
The CPSU welcomes the Labor Government’s ongoing commitment to rebuilding the APS.
Submission to integrity by consultants inquiry
CPSU members have seen first-hand the impacts on the APS from the over-reliance on the use of consultancies and other external suppliers.
Shadow APS workforce uncovered
The real cost of cost-cutting measures.
National Parks funding and jobs boost welcomed
The Government has committed an additional $262.3 million and more than 100 new jobs in the budget for Australia’s iconic national parks.
Put your best foot forward for a pay rise
Help campaign for the pay outcomes APS workers deserve.
Flexible work first test of Govt's model employer pledge
The negotiation on flexible work is the first critical test of the Albanese Labor Government's commitment to becoming a model employer.
Member Service Centre closed on Anzac Day
The CPSU MSC will be closed on Tuesday 25 April.
How flexible work could transform the APS
Why the APS has everything to gain and nothing to lose when it comes to improving its approach to flexible work.
Marine Science Institute future secured, jobs saved
This funding will secure the future of AIMS, protect jobs, and ensure that the institute can continue its world leading marine science work.
NDIS Reboot a Win for Workers and Participants
The CPSU has been actively campaigning for these measures and is pleased the Government have not only listened to our concerns but acted.
Marine Science Institute Funding Shortfall threatens QLD Jobs
The CPSU calls on the Albanese Labor Government to urgently step in and secure the future of the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
Translating and Interpreting Service Jobs transitioning to APS Employment
A win for workers, secure jobs and public service delivery.
National Cultural Institutions on path to recovery
The CPSU welcomes the Labor Government’s $535 million commitment to Australia’s National Cultural Institutions.
Poor Management practices let Australian Antarctic Division down
Staff have to know that they are safe when raising an issue in their workplace, and for many staff at the AAD that is not the case.
Trove funding insecurity comes to an end
The CPSU welcomes the Albanese Labor Government’s commitment to securing the future of Trove.
Don’t rush to flush
Like a bad smell, the issue of policing toilet breaks at Services Australia lingers.
CPSU webinar – The Voice to Parliament
Join us for a special webinar to find out more about a Voice to Parliament for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
CPSU Bargaining Team revealed
With the commencement of APS service wide bargaining just around the corner, the CPSU has today revealed its bargaining team.
CPSU supports MEAA industrial action
CPSU members at the ABC fully support tomorrow’s planned strike action by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.
Developments in ABC Bargaining
CPSU and MEAA Bargaining representatives will be meet with David Anderson.
CPSU member appears at Robodebt Royal Commission
Our union is incredibly proud of Jeannie and her bravery in standing up and speaking out.
APS attraction and retention issues causing unanswered Centrelink calls
Centrelink is currently operating 500 staff below the level of staff it is funded to have.
New ABC offer worse than original
Union members in the ABC are disappointed in their employer’s attitude towards bargaining and are continuing to prepare for industrial action.
Update your details and win!
Second round winners announced.
PwC scandal is more than just a kink in the hose
Op-ed by CPSU National Secretary Melissa Donnelly
CPSU prepares for ABC Industrial Action
The application would give CPSU members at ABC a vote on taking protected industrial action, including work restrictions, bans and strike action as a final resort.
Commonwealth Budget 2023
Read the CPSU pre-budget submission here.
ACT Govt pay rises can’t leave workers behind
The ACT Government must make sure workers are not left behind.
Member Service Centre holiday hours
The CPSU MSC will be open reduced hours over the holiday period - more information here.
Overdue AAT reform welcomed
Government to abolish the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and replace it with a new body.
Frontline workers ignored in early days of Robodebt
CPSU National Secretary, Melissa Donnelly, has appeared as a witness at the Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme.
Survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander CPSU members
Help strengthen our advocacy and inform our campaigning on issues affecting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Get the most from CPSU Member Advantage
Take advantage of your exclusive member discounts.
ABC staff overwhelmingly vote NO
This is a strong no vote with high worker participation.
Whistleblower protections a positive step but more is needed
A key part of any anti-corruption process must be protections for those who speak out on issues of public integrity.
ACTPS real wage calculator
We've added a CPI section to the calculator so you can see what the real wages impact will be for you.
ABC staff vote opens today
ABC staff now have the chance to vote on ABC management’s proposed three-year Enterprise Agreement.
Get the most out of your membership
As the Christmas holidays approach, check out the exclusive discounts available to CPSU members.
ABC - Vote no for a better deal
The CPSU and MEAA recommend staff VOTE NO because it is the only way to get a better deal now.
Boost to whistleblower protections welcomed
This legislation is crucial for Australian Public Service workers who should be able to speak up and expose wrongdoing without fear.
Taxpayers are bankrolling tax dodgers
Our government must ensure that every company that is considered for a government contract passes tax standards.
Turning point for the Australian Public Service
The CPSU welcomes the Budget commitment to rebuilding the APS with the announcement of over 7,500 additional public sector jobs.
The Government can’t afford to not invest in our Public Service
"For the first time in a decade I have hope a government budget will focus on building public sector capacity, not cutting it."
Big announcements for the APS
These changes are significant, and it’s important that employees have a strong voice and role in how they are implemented in each agency.
Turning point for the Australian Public Service
2022 Federal Budget wrap-up
A win for APS capability
Watch CPSU National Secretary Melissa Donnelly discuss the announcement on ABC News.
Report: Microsoft dodges tax, benefits from govt contracts
The tax that Microsoft should be paying could be invested in cutting wait times for services, investing in digital services, and more public sector jobs for regional Australia.
October is National Safe Work Month
Every October during National Safe Work month, we renew our focus on safety at work.
CPSU welcomes Govt shift to bring consultancy in-house
The CPSU and its members have been calling for this reform and raising the alarm about the wasteful use of taxpayer money on outsourced contractors and consultants.
CPSU looks forward to a new era for the public service
Today’s announcement includes interim arrangements which provide wage increases of 3% to all employees due a pay rise between 1 September and 31 August next year.
Widespread dissatisfaction in NDISQSC needs urgent action
A major staff survey has revealed shocking rates of staff dissatisfaction and widespread concern about workplace culture and management.
CPSU submission on Parliamentary Standards
Read the CPSU submission to the Joint Select Committee on Parliamentary Standards
Digital Health Record failing patients before it even begins
Replacing highly trained specialised transcriptionists with an automated software program is risky business.
It's time to have your say on pay
With genuine bargaining back on the table for the Federal Public Sector, it’s time to have your say on pay.
Nominations open for CPSU casual vacancies
Information for members and the Election Notice.
CPSU welcomes new APS jobs to fix visa backlog
The Albanese Government has announced $36.1m for 500 more visa processing jobs to deal with the current visa backlog at the Department of Home Affairs.
Zero Emissions Day
Join the CPSU Climate Action Network for a special online forum this Zero Emissions Day to discuss how we can make a Net Zero APS a reality.
Focus on public sector leadership an important opportunity
The CPSU welcomes today’s announcement that the APSC will commence work on APS leadership capability.
Members look forward to Robodebt Royal Commission
Our members raised the alarm about the flaws in the Robodebt scheme from the very beginning.
Lose the freeze
Union members in the Northern Territory are holding a Day of Action on Thursday September 1 to end the NTPS wage freeze.
APO WHS workload report
An organisation in crisis and the resulting
serious risk to workers’ health.
Machinery of Government (MoG) changes
What APS employees may expect if they are affected by a Machinery of Government change.
Promoting diversity and inclusion in Defence OK again
Members in Defence are pleased to once again be able to participate in activities that demonstrate their solidarity and support for diversity and inclusion.
Home Affairs delegates meet with Minister Giles
Joined by CPSU Deputy National President Brooke Muscat, the delegates ensured Minister Giles was well briefed on the issues affecting CPSU members in Home Affairs.
ATO members receive final pay rise under current Determination
Watch CPSU Deputy Secretary Beth Vincent-Pietsch deliver a video message to CPSU members in the ATO.
A First Nations Voice to Parliament
CPSU members have been watching with interest as the government discusses what a referendum on a Voice to Parliament might look like.
Veterans Royal Commission Interim Report released
The CPSU welcomes today’s Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide Interim Report and its recommendations.
Sign up your colleagues in MoPS
Resources for CPSU members in MoPS to talk to their colleagues about their union.
What is the ABC's Rate B proposal?
The CPSU has prepared detailed information for members on the ABC's Rate B proposal.
Discussions progress in ABC bargaining
CPSU bargaining representatives have met with the ABC to progress discussions about our respective claims.
Workloads and new salary rate on the agenda at ABC bargaining
The latest news from ABC bargaining negotiations.
APSC updates guidance for agencies on working from home
The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) has released a new Circular on managing COVID in the workplace.
WHS win as CSIRO promises to repair research vessel
Following sustained advocacy from the CSIRO Staff Association CSIRO have agreed to retain and repair research vessel Linnaeus.
It's tax time
We appreciate your patience. Your EOFY tax statements are now available.
COVID outbreak response plans
Ensuring effective COVID Outbreak Response Plans are implemented to keep members safe at work.
MoG changes at DEWR
Come along to one of our paid time meetings at DESE and AGD to find out more and have a say.
ABC bargaining kicks off
CPSU and MEAA bargaining teams have met with the ABC management team to give a preliminary outline of our respective claims.
Advice for members in flood affected areas
Workplaces have a responsibility to ensure their workers are safe whether in the office or working from home.
Save the ABC Archives
With over a third of the Archives' specialist workforce proposed to go, the ABC Archives and the nation's history itself are at stake. We need your help to make sure this proposal doesn’t go ahead.
Vale Greg Swords
Long-term Treasurer of the Tax Section and CPSU life member Greg Swords has passed away.
National Indigenous Australians Agency
Read and sign our statement to Linda Burney here.
NDIA Working From Home Dispute
The CPSU launched a dispute with the NDIA on working from home last Thursday.
DVA workers welcome release of McKinsey report
The CPSU welcomes the release of the report that was kept secret by the Morrison Government but is concerned by some endorsed initiatives.
World Public Service Day
To all our public servants working across Federal, State and Territory government, you deserve more than just thanks.
Your Telstra Agreement
A progress report for members.
Neighbourhooding pilot in DSS
The Department of Social Services (DSS) plans to commence a 'neighbourhooding' or desk-sharing pilot in South Australian DSS offices.
ABS members and employees
Happy pay rise from the CPSU!
Performance review? We’ve got you covered
"Establish your performance roadmap" is available now on Aspire!
First Nations Workers Alliance June news
Linda Burney is Australia’s new Minister for Indigenous Australians.
CPSU Rule change
Information for CPSU members.
ABC axing archive jobs on International Archives Day
While the rest of the world is celebrating the contribution of archivists, the ABC is axing 75 jobs.
NEWSFLASH: We won the casual conversion case
Last year the CPSU took a case to the FWC to stop APS agencies from denying ongoing employment to casual employees who are eligible for conversion under the new laws.
ACT Government Bargaining Log of Claims 2022
Read the log of claims to be endorsed by CPSU members.
NT workers don't pay for masks - employers do!
The CPSU is taking action daily to make employers provide face masks and to recover money for workers told to buy their own. Find out more here.
CPSU welcomes Albanese Ministry
The APS is integral to the success of any government, and our members look forward to working with all new Ministers to deliver for the nation.
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ABC bargaining survey
Your top concerns to to date.
Home Affairs: Want to catch up?
It is a pleasure to return to work after a huge election weekend and to write to you with optimism and hope after a change of government.
What the election outcome means for you
Saturday’s election promises significant improvements on the issues that matter most to you.
We're here to help
A federal election will mean changes for many of our members working in MPs or Senators offices.
Compare the pair
The CPSU has prepared analysis of the policy positions of the two major parties on the issues that CPSU members have told us matter most.
Coalition cuts to rip millions out of regional economies
The Morrison government announced a savage $3.3b cut to the federal public service.
Claims Budget cuts won't lead to job cuts not credible
Minister Littleproud’s lack of understanding of the impact of funding cuts can be summed up by his comment, "Governments don't employ people, businesses do". This statement is frankly bizarre, and offensive.
When we make noise, we make a difference!
Federal Court management has decided to take an extra two months to consider the proposed new operational model.
Morrison Govt's desperate attack on public services
Ripping billions of dollars out of the public sector will have a devastating impact on jobs and services, and further reduce the capacity of the APS to support Australians.
Morrison Govt’s 11th hour attack on jobs and services
The Coalition’s costings indicate $3.3bn will be ripped out of the Australian Public Service over the forward estimates, if it is re-elected on Saturday.
Did you know that more than half of your work colleagues are in insecure work?
First Nation election policies
ANTaR has compiled a summary of the Parties' First Nation election polices.
4540 more reasons to be a union member!
The NIAA has unearthed historical RLA underpayments in Darwin, Cairns, Townsville, Port Augusta, Geraldton, Mildura and Kalkarindji.
NDIA needs to better support workers
The CPSU has been contacted by many NDIA employees with disability, who have experienced a lack of support and reasonable adjustment from the agency.
The CPSU is making the case for a better NDIS in the public sphere - watch the video here.
Potential underpayment: On-Call arrangements
An update for ABC members.
Non-profits call for a better Services Australia
Instead of cutting secure jobs and degrading services, we want the government to build a better Services Australia and a better social security system.
Well, that depends... The choice is yours on 21 May.
Recent NDIA members' wins
CPSU members have been working hard to secure safer workplaces for everyone at NDIA.
NDIA KPIs for your team
Workload tracker. Compare your KPIs with those across the country.
Congratulations on getting into the ATO grad program. We’re excited to work with such a talented group this year.
NDIA. Your stories.
Real stories that NDIA workers have shared about the impacts of unreasonable workloads.
Are you a Health and Safety Rep?
Join the CPSU's Safety First network.
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