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ETU apprentices: overcoming new challenges in 2021 comment

This year has presented many challenges, particularly for apprentices at TAFE affected by the current lockdown. Read More >

Cbus delivers record returns comment

The Cbus Super Growth (MySuper) option return* for this year is 19.34% for members. This is the highest annual return for our growth option in the 37 year history of the fund. Read More >

Report shows Offshore wind would create thousands of good jobs comment

A new report shows offshore wind would create thousands of good jobs and provide a Just Transition for workers in the fossil fuel industries. Read More >

ETU fights proposed security bill comment

A proposed security infrastructure bill will intrude on the privacy of 1.5 million Australian workers, including workers in the power industry. Read More >

ETU wins over $140K for apprentices in WA comment

Since late 2020, the WA Branch of the ETU has fought hard on behalf of Electrical apprentices to win back wages stolen by some of the biggest companies in the state.   Read More >

Are you asbestos aware? comment

Asbestos is one of the most hazardous materials present in buildings throughout Australia. It lurks in many materials that electricians work with and can be found in over 3000 products. Are you confident you know how to deal with asbestos? Read More >

ETU WIN for electrical safety in NSW! comment

Electrical occupations exempted from dangerous Automatic Mutual Recognition legislation in NSW Read More >

Attempts to legalise nuclear are a dangerous and expensive distraction comment

This month, the NSW Productivity commission released a white paper which included the absurd recommendation to lift the ban on nuclear power generation in NSW.  Read More >

ENERGY SUPER – Combine your super all in one place comment

With 2021 under way, now’s a great time to check up on your superannuation account – especially if you have money in more than one account or haven’t checked for any super that you may have lost. Read More >

Vale Neville Betts 1957-2021 comment

The ETU lost one of its true giants with the passing of former ETU NSW & ACT Branch organiser and Assistant Secretary Neville Betts. Read More >

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