The evaluation of the Asbestos: Not Here, Not Anywhere campaign will assist the APHEDA Board in planning and consider possible future program actions and priorities. Read more
Legislation banning asbestos use and providing safeguards to protect Ukrainians from deadly workplace exposures took effect on October 1. This brings Ukraine into harmony with European Union member states. Read more
Myanmar's military launched an airstrike on Mung Lai Hkyet camp for internally displaced persons in Laiza, in the northern state of Kachi on 9 October. This indiscriminate attack amounts to a war crime. Read more
Jacqueline King is the General Secretary of the Queensland Council of Unions. She has been a member of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA for 11 years. Read more
Dr Olfat Mahmoud died at home on 24 September. She was a leading, and much-loved, advocate for the rights of Palestinians, women, refugees, children, and people with disabilities. Read more
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA has launched an emergency appeal to provide funds to our partner organisation in Palestine, the MA’AN Development Center, to provide immediate relief to people in Gaza. Read more
Samoa First Union is the first and only private sector union in Samoa and have become well-known nationally for their advocacy for workers’ rights across a broad spectrum of industries and issues, including supporting workers in Australia’s Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme. Read more
Australian aid agencies issue an urgent plea for the Prime Minister to push for a de-escalation of the Gaza crisis and increased humanitarian relief during his official visit to Washington DC as death toll rises overnight Read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Hon Bill Hayden, a former Foreign Minister in the Hawke Government, ALP leader and Governor General. Read more

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