AWU Labour Day 2023




Beat the Heat and Say No to Unsafe Work


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We are here to help.

As a member of the AWU, you have access to a range of valuable services to ensure that you have the best working life.

  • Industrial Help

    If you find yourself in trouble at work, we can provide you with industrial support.

  • Safer Workplaces

    Union workplaces are safer.

  • Better Wages & Conditions

    Through bargaining, Union members win better wages and conditions.

  • Legal Advice

    You will gain access to a world-class team of industrial officers.

  • During 2022

  • 10,790,865

    Dollars won in WorkCover for Qld Members

  • 354

    Qld Members helped with Work Cover

  • 97

    New Agreements negotiated

  • 372

    AWU Delegates Trained

Union News

  • February 24, 2023


    The announcement from the State Government on Tuesday that adult offenders will be removed from youth detention centres is a win for common sense.

  • February 9, 2023

    Rockhampton Council worker wins QLD Delegate of the Year

    When it comes to the union saving your job, Mick has first-hand experience – it recently saved his!

  • November 23, 2022

    AWU leads push for paid menstrual, menopausal leave

    The Australian Workers’ Union is leading the charge in a campaign for paid menstrual and menopause leave, with current leave entitlements falling way short of many women’s health experiences.

  • November 18, 2022

    Maurice Blackburn Settlement Story 

    Jayden* was employed as a sheet metal worker for a duct installation company when he sustained a serious hand injury while installing an upright duct into the roof of a new shopping centre development. He and his colleagues ordinarily undertook work of this nature in pairs, due to the weight of the metal ducts and the difficulty of the upright installation. On this particular worksite, however, Jayden’s boss directed them to work individually in order to meet a deadline. 

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