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At the National Conference Dinner last night, Kerry Fairlie of the NSW & ACT (Services) Branch was announced as the ASU National Delegate of the Year 2016. It was awarded for her work as a delegate at House With No Steps (HWNS). This biennial award is a key event at…
On Day Two of ASU National Conference 2016 the plenary and workshops sessions on "Superannuation for Women and Low Income Earners" provided some disturbing details of the plight of many ASU members and other workers across the country. When unions campaigned for and won universal superannuation our intention was that…
In the context of rapid change in the nature of work, National Secretary David Smith opened the ASU National Conference challenging delegates to consider fundamental questions this week including what kind of work our members will be performing in the near future, how it is done and where it is…
Last night, the winner of the ASU National Delegate of the Year 2014 was announced at the Conference Dinner as one of the key events of the Program. It was awarded to Aaron De La Torre of the Victorian & Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch for his work at Qantas…
Today at the Punt Road Oval in Melbourne, the ASU National Conference 2014 opened with a welcome from Richmond Football Club CEO Brendon Gale to the historic sporting precinct. With National President Russell Atwood chairing the proceedings, National Secretary David Smith focussed the attention of delegates on the future and…
The ASU's supreme governing body, National Conference, is set to meet in Melbourne from 17 to 19 November 2014 with the theme "unions shaping our society". Elected representatives of the ASU membership from all across Australia attend National Conference. This year's National Conference theme, "unions shaping our society", is intended…
The ASU National Delegate of the Year awards are one of the very special events held at each meeting of National Conference. The 2012 award was announced by National Secretary David Smith at the ASU National Conference Dinner last night at Adelaide Town Hall. It was awarded to Kristen Gilbertson…
ASU National Conference key note speaker Dr Anne Summers addressed delegates about the 40 year history of the gender equality project in Australia. After outlining some key issues and examples, Dr Summers questioned concepts of progress and success in relation to the project. Despite a long history of implementing measures…
Today in Adelaide the biennial meeting of the Australian Services Union National Conference was convened. National Secretary David Smith delivered the opening address of the Conference, reflecting on achievements of the Union since the last Conference in 2010 and raised the future challenges we will face. After acknowledging the traditional…
The ASU's supreme governing body, National Conference, is set to meet in Adelaide from 26 to 28 November. The theme of Conference this year is "union-ready, future-ready" with a focus on strengthening the Union to face future challenges. For further information, visit the Conference home page National Conference 2012.