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Member Focus: Meet Maxine Brahim

Maxine Brahim outside her office at Aranmore Catholic College

2019 Member Focus Series

We’re kicking off our 2019 series with Maxine Brahim, recognising 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages and the wonderful work she does in her role as Coordinator of the Aboriginal Student Support Unit at Aranmore Catholic College.

Born in Port Hedland as one of 11 children and now working at Aranmore, Maxine has a special insight into indigenous kids and their needs in school, and beyond.

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Inquiry into Wage Theft

From a media statement by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety:

The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Industrial Relations, has announced an Inquiry into the systematic and deliberate underpayment of wages or entitlements of workers in Western Australia.  View the Minister’s media statement.

The Inquiry is being undertaken by Mr Tony Beech, former Chief Commissioner of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission. 

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Change the Rules – 2019 Launch Events

Events and Actions

Last year, union members took the Change the Rules campaign to new heights. The electorates of Swan, contested by Hannah Beazley, and Pearce, contested by Kim Travers, are both key seats in the upcoming Federal election that will help decide who forms the next Government. 

Swan Change the Rules Election 2019 Kick-Off – Monday 25 February

Come and bring friends, workmates and family along to hear from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and Meredith Hammat, Secretary of UnionsWA, about our election plan to win. Food and drinks provided.

  • Monday 25 February at 5:30pm – 7pm
  • Victoria Park Hotel, 605 Albany Highway, Victoria Park
  • RSVP HERE [You will be taken to the Australian Unions website]

Pearce Change the Rules Election Kick Off – Tuesday 12 March

Come and bring friends, workmates and family to hear from ACTU President Michele O’Neil and UnionsWA Assistant Secretary Owen Whittle about our election plan to win. Food and drinks provided.

  • Tuesday 12 March at 6pm – 7:30pm
  • Ellenbrook District Open Space Community Pavilion, 27 Maffina Parade, Ellenbrook
  • RSVP HERE [You will be taken to the Australian Unions website]