Services Australia attack: Centre security review welcomed
A Centrelink Team Leader was the victim of a serious attack while doing her job.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ACT Govt pay rises can’t leave workers behind
The ACT Government must make sure workers are not left behind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A win for APS capability
Watch CPSU National Secretary Melissa Donnelly discuss the announcement on ABC News.
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.
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
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.
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.