33,000+ members strong!

UnionsACT and everyday working people like you are building a people-powered movement to fight for your living standards and to build a better future.

We campaign for big, important and permanent changes in Canberra, to make the ACT work in the genuine interests of workers and their communities.
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OUR CAMPAIGNS

WE’RE ORGANISING TO WIN.

Workplace Safety Awareness Walk 2016

Sunday 28 August, from 8am

National Workers Memorial, Kings Park - Wendouree Drive, Parkes, ACT 2600

Workplace Safety Walk 2016

What We Do

United We Stand

We Campaign

Unionists have the courage to stand up and take action to defend the things we value: fairness, dignity and justice. We work together to campaign for these enduring Australian values and to defend the rights of all working people.

We Advocate

UnionsACT is a strong and independent voice for the interests of unions, union members and working people. We advocate to ensure all working people have safe, dignified, healthy and sustainable workplaces and communities.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Passionate, Bold, Committed.

Alex White - Unions ACT Secretary

Alex White

Secretary UnionsACT

Jeremy Kirkwood - UnionsACT

Jeremy Kirkwood

Senior Campaign Organiser

Moira Cully - UnionsACT

Moira Cully

Campaign Organiser

Julia Harger - UnionsACT

Julia Harger

Graphic Designer

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Tati Shohdy

Events & Office Coordinator

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Garrett Purtill

Research & Policy Officer

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COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

Thousands of everyday people in the ACT stand with us to build a better future.

OUR AFFILIATES

UnionsACT is governed by a Council comprising of 24 unions in the ACT and the Canberra-region.

AEU ACT Branch
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Rail, Tram & Bus Union logo
Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation logo
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Professionals Australia logo
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Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees Union logo
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation logo
Communications, Electrical & Plumbing Union logo
National Tertiary Education Union logo
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Transport Workers Union logo
Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance logo
CPSU logo
Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union logo
United Voice logo
National Union of workers logo
United Services Union logo
FSU Australia logo
ETU logo
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Jobs, Justice & Climate

Working people are at the front line of the economic changes caused by global warming. UnionsACT supports a just transition, that focuses on job creation, social justice and investment in new skills.

This discussion paper proposes a large-scale expansion of the ACT Energy Efficiency Improvement Program. This would create more than 700 jobs, save $1,300 per year in household energy bills and reduce carbon emissions.
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