Governance & public notices
The ASU is an employee organisation (union) registered under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009. The ASU is governed by this Act and the ASU Rules which set out the way the ASU is run and is responsible to its members.
This webpage collects together the information relating to governance of the Union and public notices that are available.
ASU Casual Vacancy Election – National Secretary
As a result of the sudden passing of National Secretary, David Smith, on 22 November 2019 a collegiate election from the National Executive for a new office holder is being conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission.
The next ASU elections will be held in 2023.
The Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act requires that financial statements, operating reports and other disclosures are made available to members. All disclosures will be included and made available to the membership at the end of the financial year via the Operating Report from 2014/15 onwards. Material personal interests disclosed within the first six months of the current financial year 2014/15 are listed below.
From 2017/18 onwards an Officer and Related Parties Statement is also required to be made available to members.
Officer and related party disclosures
Under the reporting obligations of the WGE Act 2012, the 2012-13 Public Report Form for the Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union, trading as the Australian Services Union (ASU) can be viewed here: