Twenty East-Timorese farm and hospitality workers are sitting in a large room, fans whirring overhead. The instructor in front of them is pushing through a description of what they can expect from 6 months of working in Australia under the Seasonal Workers Program (SWP). Read more
In March, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA welcomed a friend, Wira Ginting, from our new partners in Indonesia LION and INABAN (the Indonesia Ban Asbestos Network). Wira visited us and unions to talk about the situation with asbestos in Indonesia, to plan to organise to stop its deadly use and to invite Australian unionists to get active in the campaign ... Read more
We need you to support the Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA raffle in 2018 to make it our best raffle yet. Find all the promotional material and raffle resources you need here. Read more
APHEDA will work with the Fiji Congress of Trade Unions to help people in affected communities to rebuild their homes, working with the local sugar and teachers’ unions. Fiji unions have established a fund to support people rebuild homes destroyed by the cyclone. Read more
Vietnam will legislate freedom of association and collective bargaining laws as a result of a new pact between the Vietnamese government and the US government. As part of the TPP negotiations, Vietnam agreed to legislate for the right for new ... Read more
APHEDA Executive Officer Kate Lee reflects on the incredible #LetThemStay mobilisation in support of the doctors and hospital staff in Brisbane who refused to discharge Baby Asha back to detention - and outlines five reasons why supporting refugees is union business. Read more

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