ASU Vic/Tas Executive statement on Gaza

 14 October 2014 MOTION CARRIED The following motion was passed at the last Branch Executive meeting. “That the ASU Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch: Condemns Israel’s July and August disproportionate military war against the Palestinians in Gaza and the killing of over 1,800 people, mostly civilians. We call for the cessation of all…

ASU Vic/Tas Delegates statement on Gaza

7 August 2014 A motion was passed by the Australian Services Union Victoria & Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch, Metro Delegates Committee for Social & Community Services on 7 August. Australian Services Union motion in support of Palestine passed at today’s ASU SACS Metro Delegates Committee: …we: Strongly condemn Israel’s latest attack on the Gaza…

CFMEU & ASU support Marrickville

Two Australian unions have thrown their collective weight behind the historic decision of Marrickville Council, a local council in inner-western Sydney, to become the first local government body in Australia to support the non-violent Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. The New South Wales branches of the Construction Union (CFMEU) and Australian…

Two more Australian unions join boycott call

In news just to hand, two more Australian unions have recently joined the international call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.  The Australian Services Union Victorian Private Sector Branch is the third state branch of the ASU to pass a resolution supporting the BDS call.  The CEPU Communications Division Postal & Telecommunications Victoria Branch has also passed a motion endorsing the…

ASU Qld passes Palestine motion

The Queensland state branch of the ASU has passed a strong motion of support for the Palestinian people.  A total 17 Australian unions and state labour councils have now pledged their solidarity with the Palestinians in their demand for peace with justice. The Clerical & Administrative Branch of the Australian Services Union in central & southern…