Operating and Financial Report for 2016

Updated 23/11/2016

The Victorian Branch Committeee is pleased to present the operating and financial report for the year ending 30 June 2016

During the year the union continued to represent our members in both an individual capacity, collectively, and in policy development forums. 

The union made submissions to a number of the Victorian Government’s commissions of Inquiry including Fiskville, Fire Services Review, Ministerial Advisory Committee review into EPA, Bracks’ School Funding review to name but a few.

Members were actively involved in the development of the submissions and in some cases presented to the Committees their submissions.

Union staff and Officials have been involved in a range of Government initiated social policy Committees and Taskforces such as the Premier’s Ice Taskforce, NDIS Implementation Taskforce, Road Map to Reform for Policy for Children and Young Persons, Public Sector OHS Leadership Round Table.

Significant work was commenced during the year to improve Departmental responses to OHS issues such as bullying, occupational violence, inappropriate procurement and broader risk mitigation strategies.

The union was involved in extensive enterprise bargaining during the year with the Victorian Public Service negotiations for a new EBA. Negotiations also occurred in 20 other agencies including three (3) private employers.

The union recruited 1,871 new members during the 2015/2016 financial year.

CPSU received 275 notifications of change and ran 549 cases on behalf of members. There were 946 “enquiry” cases that dealt with matters over the telephone.

The union also relocated from Richmond to a new city office.

Union details:

The number of financial members, inclusive of the Retired Officers Division, at 30 June 2016 was 13,653 (2015: 13,629).
The number of full time equivalents employees at 30 June 2016 was 40.95 (2015: 44)


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