Friday, 6 April 2018

The Benevolent Society – State-wide members meeting

The Benevolent Society – State-wide members meeting – April 2018 (PDF version)

On 28 March 2018 CPSU NSW members from various locations across the state met to celebrate the coverage win and discuss workplace issues and changes. Following the decision in the Fair Work Commission affirming the CPSU NSW right to support transferred members, meetings in the workplace such as this one can now be scheduled regularly.

If you want to arrange a meeting at your office, contact your local delegate, organiser or email us direct at .

Upcoming Consultation with Management – 10 April

A number of workplace issues were raised at the meeting including:

  • Changes to flex time arrangement
  • A feeling of isolation and disconnect between teams
  • Inconsistent application of leave processes
  • Double and triple handling of hours tracking
  • Increased administrative tasks diverting from core role and responsibilities

The first CPSU NSW and Management Joint Consultative Committee is scheduled on 10 April 2018. The issues above and those provided by your delegates will form the agenda items provided to management for consultation.

If you have issues of collective concern you would like raised, contact your local delegate.

Your CPSU NSW delegates are:

Bronwyn Couch, Cheryl Jones, Kathy Nash, Helen Goltzoff, Itaru Yamamoto

Kylie Fulton, Susan Lappan, Tomas Buratovich

Kim Ainsworth,

Central Coast
Jessie Hartley

Wynette Sheather,

Craig Maynard

There are currently vacancies in NSW North Coast, South West NSW and Central West NSW email us direct at if you are interested in filling one of these vacancies.

Know someone who isn’t a member?

Now is the time to join! A strong union means better outcomes for all members; forward this bulletin to your colleagues and encourage your workmates to JOIN the PSA today.

Having your union and its collective strength behind you in the workplace is the only way to make sure you get fair outcomes.