Union members set to strike in Services Australia
CPSU members in Services Australia will be participating in a 24-hour strike to improve the pay offer for public service workers.
Member Service Centre reduced hours Labour Day
The CPSU MSC will operate for limited hours on Monday 2 October.
CPSU set to escalate over pay
The CPSU will escalate their service-wide bargaining campaign after the revised pay and conditions offer tabled by the APSC failed to garner clear support from union members.
NDIS Commission reform urgently needed
The CPSU has renewed calls for reform of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission), claiming that unsafe workloads and grave mismanagement are at the core of the regulator’s failings.
Mike Pezzullo position ‘untenable’
The Community and Public Sector Union is deeply concerned by reports regarding the conduct of the Secretary of the Home Affairs Department, Mike Pezzullo, labelling his position as untenable.
CPSU members continue to rally for Yes
CPSU members across the country are continuing to campaign for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament despite uncertainty that existed earlier in the campaign.
It’s time to decide
Have your say on the APS wide pay and conditions package on offer
Zero Emissions Day
Join the CPSU Climate Action Network online forum on Wednesday 20 September in celebration of global Zero Emissions Day.
Multicultural Framework review
Tell us how the APS can better support multicultural Australia and ensure the APS workforce better reflects the diversity of the Australian community.
Antarctic Division budget cuts leave science on thin ice
Scientific work of the AAD is becoming increasingly neglected, as staff call on the Department to reverse planned cuts.
Information sessions on The Voice to Parliament
The popular CPSU information sessions on The Voice to Parliament are back.
NDIA Campaign for Disability Leave Exemption
Hear stories from NDIA workers on why paid disability leave matters.
APS-wide pay and conditions package webinars
Hear directly from your CPSU bargaining team on the detail of the pay and conditions package that is close to being finalised.
CPSU prepares for second member vote ahead of APS pay proposals
The offer that is tabled tomorrow needs to be about more than pay – it must be about rebuilding the APS.
AAD - Open Letter Support
Show your support for the AAD by adding your name to our open letter.
Cuts prompt Industrial Action escalation in Services Australia
CPSU members in Services Australia will take part in a 1-hour stop work action on Tuesday 15 August from 4pm.
CPSU welcomes progress on ‘Set the Standard’ Recommendations
CPSU members have made significant contributions in shaping both the PWSS and MoPS Act Amendments Bills.
Pressure building for an improved APS pay offer
Service-wide bargaining update
Industrial Action planned in Services Australia
CPSU members in Services Australia are set to take strategic protected industrial action from Tuesday, sending a clear message to the Government.
Services Australia industrial action
Industrial action is starting in Services Australia Tuesday 1 August with a two-week ban on the use of Auxiliary codes. Here’s what you need to know to take part.
Momentum Builds for CES campaign
The establishment of a modern CES would rebuild capacity and capability within the APS.
APSC rejections leave model employer commitment in doubt
The Government has consistently touted its commitment to becoming a model employer, but the rejection of proposals that are directly linked to diversity undermine that.
CPSU statement on resignation of Kathryn Campbell
The CPSU expects that this is the first of many steps toward achieving full accountability.
Update your details and win!
Another chance to win one of two $500 Coles Myer vouchers.
CPSU win on flexible work and work from home
A win in service-wide APS bargaining, locking in improvements to flexible working arrangements, including working from home.
CPSU training – Talking about voting Yes for The Voice
We are offering CPSU specific training through July and August on how you can have conversations about supporting a Yes vote.
CPSU commends Robodebt report
The Royal Commission report takes the necessary steps to deliver accountability and reform.
Now is the time for Robodebt accountability and reform
Canberra Times opinion piece by CPSU National Secretary Melissa Donnelly.
It's tax time
Your EOFY tax statements will be available as soon as possible.
1200 new public service jobs in the ACTPS
CPSU welcomes the ACT Government’s budget announcement of additional public service jobs.
CPSU welcomes Clare Holland House Insourcing
Employees can expect that their job, pay, conditions, team and manager will all remain the same.
World Public Service Day
To all our public servants working across Federal, State and Territory government, we say thanks.
Maternity Leave Act recommendations reflect the realities of modern parenting
The CPSU calls on the Albanese Government to adopt the review recommendations in full.
CPSU launches campaign to ‘Bring Back the CES’
A modern, fit for purpose CES would deliver better outcomes for all.
Come Together For Yes - Yes 23
Join CPSU members, fellow unionists, neighbours and friends for a national day of action, Sunday 2 July 2023
Pay offer has union members seeing red
Members to don red attire to express disappointment with the pay and pay equity proposals.
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.
National Reconciliation Week
National Reconciliation Week is 27 May to 3 June 2023.
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.
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.
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.
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
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."
October is National Safe Work Month
Every October during National Safe Work month, we renew our focus on safety at work.
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.
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.
Machinery of Government (MoG) changes
What APS employees may expect if they are affected by a Machinery of Government change.
Sign up your colleagues in MoPS
Resources for CPSU members in MoPS to talk to their colleagues about their union.
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.
Performance review? We’ve got you covered
"Establish your performance roadmap" is available now on Aspire!
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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