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Our Union In The News

In the News

The Services Union is regularly featured in print, broadcast and online media. To read where our Union has been featured, please see below.

Date Title Full Story
19/04/2018 Cairns Post – Cairns Regional Council locks doors on striking union members Read
19/04/2018 Cairns Post – Council ready to lock doors on striking union members Read
18/04/2018 Cairns Post – Cairns council workers to strike over failed wage negotiations Read
08/03/2018 Hot Tomato Radio – Gold Coast Council staff to take industrial action Read
08/03/2018 News Corp – Gold Coast City Council workers to strike before Commonwealth Games Read
22/02/2018 Courier Mail – Union warns of ‘job security’ concerns for council staff Read
08/02/2018 The Morning Bulletin – Coast council job cuts sound alarm at workers’ union Read
01/02/2018 Southern Free Times – Confidentially A Waste Of Time Read
04/12/2017 Townsville Bulletin – Blue and white collar workers to rake in more cash Read
14/11/2017 Radio River 94.9FM – Union says Somerset Council has cut women’s pay 14 November 2017 Read

Media Releases

The Services Union regularly sends out media releases about issues affecting our members and campaigns we are involved in. The latest releases are below. They are also published on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

If you are a journalist seeking comment or information on a campaign, please call The Services Union Media/Communications Officer Belinda Hogan-Collis at Services Connect on (07) 3844 5300 or 0401 710 039.

Date Title File
17/04/2018 Cairns Regional Council Employees Set To Take Industrial Action. Download
05/04/2018 Logan City Council Drowning In Double Standards Download
14/03/2018 City of Gold Coast Council – Stop Work & Rally Download
06/03/2018 City Of Gold Coast Council – Council Staff Vote To Strike Download
07/02/2018 Logan City Council – CEO Sacking – TSU Response Download
07/02/2018 Livingstone Shire Council – The Services Union Questions Council ‘plan’. Download
22/11/2017 White Ribbon Day In Rockhampton Download
01/11/2017 Under an LNP Govt – Community Services At Risk! Download
12/10/2017 Facts Spoil Mayor Tom Tate’s Defence Unions Rally For Job Security Tomorrow Download
11/10/2017 Tom Tate’s Brave Plan To Save The Coast By Cutting Women’s Take Home Pay. Download


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