Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA People
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is about people – people working together to make things better for all. As the global justice organisation of the Australian union movement, each and every APHEDA supporter, member, partner, activist and participant here in Australia and all around the world contributes to the work it takes to tackle inequality and injustice.
APHEDA's lead organiser travels to workplaces talking about internationalism and the Australian union movement.
Vale Tom McDonald. He and his partner Audrey played a significant role in establishing Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA in the 1980s.
Michael Wright is the assistant national secretary of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) and an APHEDA Board member.
Mark Lennon is a Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA board member and has been involved in the organisation for more than 17 years.
Robyn Fortescue is the assistant State Secretary of the AMWU. She has been a member of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA for more than 30 years, travelling overseas twice as part of APHEDA-led delegations to New Caledonia and Myanmar.
Dale Beasley is the Secretary of SA Unions. Before becoming a union delegate, organiser, and director, he started his working life as a chef. Dale has been an active member of Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA for 11 years, and
Meet Dr Lachlan Clohesy, long-time APHEDA member and ACT Division Secretary of the NTEU.
Meet Deb Nicholls, long-time APHEDA member and volunteer trade union education on projects in the Mekong.
This month we meet Tim Dymond who talks to us about why he thinks joining APHEDA is the most practical way for unionists to live their values with people around the world.