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.
Digital Health Record failing patients before it even begins
Replacing highly trained specialised transcriptionists with an automated software program is risky business.
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.
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.
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.
Veterans Royal Commission Interim Report released
The CPSU welcomes today’s Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide Interim Report and its recommendations.
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.
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.
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.
What the election outcome means for you
Saturday’s election promises significant improvements on the issues that matter most to you.
Coalition cuts to rip millions out of regional economies
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.
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.
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.
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.
Understaffing a serious risk at Australian airports
Understaffing has led to blowouts in processing times, passenger frustration, and unsafe working conditions at Australian airports.
CPSU welcomes Labor’s public sector commitments
The CPSU welcomes Labor’s commitments, which represent a big start on reversing the enormous damage the Morrison Government has done to the APS.
ALP commitment to reverse cuts to veterans’ services
The CPSU welcomes Labor’s commitment to take action on critical understaffing and under-resourcing in DVA.
NDIA proposals would put people with disability first
Promised changes put people with disability back at the centre of the scheme, where they should have been all along.
DVA understaffing has tragic consequences for veterans
DVA acknowledges understaffing and under-resourcing have had critical and tragic consequences for Australian veterans.
CPSU welcomes ALP commitment to Services Australia
The CPSU welcomes the announcement that a Labor Government will lift the staffing cap and protect local services.
Centrelink gutted, and public sector wages cut
Tonight, the Morrison Government has locked in deep cuts to public services and doubled down on its corrosive dismantling of public sector capacity by gutting Services Australia.
What Women Want
Flexible work and no sexual harassment.
CPSU media release.
CSIRO calls in the consultants
The CSIRO Staff Association is concerned that CSIRO has not consulted with employees or their representatives regarding this review or the decision to engage external consultants, at some considerable cost
Managers and employees report differing experiences
New Working From Home study conducted by UNSW Canberra and CQUniversity, in partnership with Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) released.
NT Public Sector wage theft in the millions
Workers should not have to pursue their employers for years to ensure they are paid their legal entitlements.
More than words needed to make Parliament safe
It is a hard and challenging day for many current and past parliamentary workers. The CPSU believes them and stands in solidarity with them.
More COVID outbreaks on Border Force vessels
A full two years into the pandemic, it’s outrageous that the Dept of Home Affairs and the Minister haven’t properly mitigated these obvious health and safety risks.
We deserve a Services Australia we can be proud of
An opinion piece by CPSU National President Alistair Waters.
It's time for a better Services Australia
The CPSU and NGOs call for a stop to the privatisation of Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support and a strong and
publicly funded social security system that is accessible to all.
Border Force COVID-19 cases avoidable
COVID-19 cases were avoidable if Home Affairs had listened to workers.
The case for a northern Tasmanian Public Service jobs hub
Opinion by Zac Batchelor, the CPSU's Tasmanian Regional Secretary.
Morrison Government labour hire lie
The findings lay bare the damage done to APS capability and performance by Liberal National Government outsourcing, job cuts, labour hire use, and bargaining policies.
NT workers vote down Gunner's pay freeze
“Workers weren’t fooled by threats and weasel words; they know this offer is not a pay rise."
Net zero public sector is a must
The CPSU welcomes the announcement that an Albanese Government would commit to a net zero Australian Public Service by 2030.
Dangerous Parliament revealed by Jenkins Report
“Our members expect real resources to implement reforms ... because talking about safe workplaces doesn’t just magically make them safe.”
The ABC needs secure and increased funding now
The CPSU welcomes the announcement that an Albanese Government would provide a secure funding model for the ABC and SBS, free of election whims.
Future Fund beneficiaries call for fossil fuel divestment
CPSU members want to ensure that their superannuation investments are properly funded.
Canberra Centrelink closure to leave many without help
We are calling on the government to come clean on what the future of face-to-face Centrelink services will be.
What do women really want?
The national survey asks Australian women about the key issues in their working lives.
Govt to outsource Veterans responsibility
Despite evidence showing what is desperately needed is simply more staff.