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Branch Council

Updated 6 months ago
The Victorian Branch Council is made up of the Branch Officers and Branch Councillors elected for a four year term from each of the ten Branch Electorates.The number of Branch Councillors from each electorate will vary according to the

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Union Rules

Updated 7 months ago

Our up to date registered rules are on the FWC website. Once you get to the FWC website, the National Rules, SPSF Group Federal Rules and SPSF Group Victorian Branch Rules are our current rules

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Branch Executives

Updated 7 months ago
The Victorian Branch Executive is made up of the Branch Officers and between meetings of Branch Council is responsible for the management of the Branch.The current branch executive (2016 -

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Brief History

Updated 7 months ago
It's hard to fit 130 years of achievements into a brief summary - but we gave it a shot anyway. In the Beginning The first meeting of the CPSU, (then known as the Victorian Public Service Association) took place on 17 June 1885 when 1,000 colonial public servants crammed into the Athenaeum Hall in Collins Street. We already had 1900 members prior to this first general meeting. Ever since that meeting the CPSU has worked towards improving

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A History of the CPSU

Updated 7 months ago
This article, written in 1985 by Jim McDonald as part of the VPSA Centenary celebrations, chronicles the the first hundred years of the CPSU. For most of the 20th century the Public Service Union in Victoria has fought to obtain a satisfactory, independent industrial tribunal, and this story provides a focus for our history. A thousand public servants crammed into the Athenaeum Hall in Collins Street, Melbourne after

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130 Years of the CPSU

Updated 7 months ago
Commencing in 1885, our union has been around for 130 years and has achieved incredible improvements in the conditions of the Victorian Public Sector workers. The Community and Public Sector Union was founded in 1885 as the Victorian Public Service Association by public servants who desperately wanted the foundation of an independent system for setting their pay and conditions for Victorian Public Service workers, and an end to the system of political patronage. Over

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Our Union

Updated 7 months ago
CPSU, The Community and Public Sector Union is a product of the amalgamation of the State Public Services Federation, the largest union covering state government employees in Australia, and the Public Sector Union, the former union for federal government employees. CPSU is a registered organisation under the ActFair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009. Our rules and activities are subject to that legislation. The union is divided into two groups: The

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