Unions to hold family & community celebration on 26 September public holiday

West Side Acton Park - Family and Community Day

UnionsACT will host a free community celebration on the Family & Community Day public holiday on 26 September at the Westside Acton Park. The family event will include free live music, face-painting, colouring-in and other activities for kids. The event will take place on Monday 26 September, from 11am until 3pm at Westside Acton Park … Continue reading Unions to hold family & community celebration on 26 September public holiday

Timeline for ACT WHS Funding (2003 to 2016)

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In 2003, UnionsACT received funding for an Occupational Health and Safety Officer. The role of the funding is to promote WHS awareness, particularly in private sector workplaces, to provide advice on WHS legislation and issues, and to encourage WHS training by employees and employers. The funding supported a position that provided highly regarded training for … Continue reading Timeline for ACT WHS Funding (2003 to 2016)

New Canberra Hospital expansion plans will deliver better health care, extra nurses and more jobs

UnionsACT has welcomed today‚Äôs announcement by ACT Labor to build an entirely new surgical and emergency centre at the Canberra Hospital, which will see extra nurses, better health care and more jobs. At this election, unions in Canberra are campaigning for accessible, universal healthcare, which is essential to tackle inequality. The Federal Liberal Government, cheered … Continue reading New Canberra Hospital expansion plans will deliver better health care, extra nurses and more jobs