Childcare campaigners lobby local MP

For too long highly qualified Childcare Educators have earned just $18 an hour for one of the most important jobs in our community, caring for our children. Continue reading

Minimum wage increase doesn’t go far enough

Increased costs will out strip wage rises for millions of Australian workers after Fair Work Australia has today delivered a disappointing increase to the minimum wage. Continue reading

Ambulance Officers discuss pay dispute amid proposed changes to Industrial Relations Act

Today’s meeting between Ambulance Officers and the Minister for Police and Community Safety comes as Officers raise concern over  changes to the Industrial Relations Act. Continue reading

Big Steps flash mob surprises shoppers

Shoppers on Queen Street Mall received quite a surprise on Friday afternoon when members of United Voice organised a flash mob. Continue reading

United Voice welcomes boost for Teacher Aides

Today’s Government announcement of a long awaited boost to the hours for Teacher Aides is great news for education. Continue reading

Bundaberg Hospital puts lives at risk with new patient transport ‘van’

The decision by Queensland Health to set up a local patient transport service is another example of the hospital cutting corners to save money. Continue reading

Funding commitment on childcare needed now more than ever

The Government needs to get serious about childcare and allocate the funding desperately needed to fix the crisis facing the sector. Continue reading

Funding for childcare sector needs to benefit educators, parents and children

United Voice Queensland Secretary Gary Bullock has welcomed the news that finally the Government is prepared to address the problems in the childcare sector. Continue reading