Union Aid Abroad has a packed schedule of public events in August and September. In addition to the Global Solidarity Dinner in Sydney on September 12, here are some other August activities in Brisbane and Sydney – please join us! Read more
The World Health Organization estimates that 1,661 people die from asbestos disease in Indonesia every year, including 1,368 lung cancer cases and 225 mesothelioma cases. Yet, according to health system statistics, there have been no asbestos deaths and just six asbestos compensation claims. Read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA ran a successful fundraising appeal over May and June to support its project for working women in Cambodia. Thanks to the generous donations of our supporters, we raised $74,400 Read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA supports the Joint Trade Union Coordination Centre of Nepal to strengthen the capacity of trade unions in Nepal to engage with climate mitigation and adaptation programs across key sectors. Read more
The recent incident involving the deaths of at least 8 prisoners and the disappearances of many others during an alleged prison transfer in Bago Region is a stark reminder that political prisoners are still at risk. Read more
Madeline Feledy is an organiser with the Australian Services Union NSW &ACT branch. She has been a member of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA for three years. Read more
A proposal by Australia and Switzerland aimed to prevent small numbers of Parties (mostly companies who sell chemicals) from blocking their listing on the Rotterdam Convention.  Read more
The US government has made things tougher for Myanmar military leaders by imposing more restrictions on three entities. Read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA held a successful fundraising dinner at Victorian Trades Hall on June 27. Read more

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