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
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.