On behalf of the HSUWA, welcome.

The HSUWA is the union that represents more than 20,000 allied health and health science professionals, technicians and assistants, clerical and administrative staff, supervisors and managers.We work hard to support our members at work and we campaign for better health policies and outcomes for all West Australians.

Do you have the HSUWA with you at work? join today.
Dan Hill, Secretary

Member News

Upheaval in Private Pathology

The private pathology sector continues to struggle with profitability and the search for economies of scale. The shakeup in the sector is being pushed by ever tighter funding from the Commonwealth and escalating costs, especially for technology. St John ... read more

Recruit a Member prize winner for May

Congratulations to Ashleigh Bubnich on winning the “Recruit a Member” for the month of May 2016.  Pictured below is Ashleigh with some members who work with Ashley at the SJGO Hospital Midland Laboratory and Collection ... read more

New Health Services..New Jobs?

The Health Services Bill 2016 has passed through Parliament and is awaiting Assent. Subsidiary legislation and regulations are also currently being prepared. The new Act will impact on our members from 1st July 2016, as the employer changes to the new ... read more

Media Releases

Serious funding shortfall in acute mental health services putting kids at risk

The Health Services Union (HSUWA) says transition of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) as a result of the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH), is shaping up as a disaster because of a serious shortfall in funding for a range ... read more

State budget reveals cuts to health staff numbers set to continue

The union representing health professionals said the state budget had once again failed to deliver for the health system, with the Government’s program to slash thousands of jobs set to continue over the next 4 years.The HSUWA said the ... read more

Health Services Union condemns new wages policy as an act of industrial betrayal

The Health Services Union of Western Australia (HSUWA) has condemned todays announcement by the Treasurer that Public sector annual pay rises in Western Australia will be capped at 1.5 percent, and have labeled it as an act of industrial betrayal.Some ... read more

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