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Cuts hurt CSIRO    

The Staff Association has created an online resource to keep members up to date on the job cuts sweeping CSIRO. It's a one-stop-shop for the latest news, redundancy numbers by division and business unit, fact sheets on workplace rights, formal advice from management and much more. An essential resource during these uncertain times, visit the campaign page here - and don't forget to bookmark it. 

On bullying... read our submission to Pearce 

Submissions to the The Independent Investigation for Allegations of Workplace Bullying and Other Unreasonable Behaviour - also known as the Pearce Investigation - have now closed. In the interests of openness and transparency, we've gone public with the Staff Association submission. To find out more and download the document, click here

Chief challenges for Clark  

We've all heard the recent news that Dr Megan Clark has agreed to serve an extended term as Chief Executive. That's good news for Dr Clark, says Staff Association Secretary Sam Popovski, but for many CSIRO staff, the future is less certain. More here.

Ahoy there, Investigator 

The arrival of CSIRO's new marine research vessel - the RV Investigator - has edged closer with new funding for sea trials and the appointment of contractors to operate the boat. 
Investigator is currently under construction in Singapore, but will there be sufficient resources to guarantee her future operations? Read more here

Childcare victory  

So how did a workplace campaign - led by Staff Association members - to improve childcare at Clayton, win expanded facilities and new services to create more spaces for children and cut waiting lists for families? 
Meet the CSIRO employees who worked together to score a big victory for their fellow workers. Full story here.  

Hands up to help out

Are you interested in meeting people and playing a leadership role in the workplace? During June, we're opening nominations for workplace delegates. 
You don’t need any previous experience or special skills, just the enthusiasm to make a difference. If you're a financial member of the union and want to find out more, click here.   
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