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Confusion reigns over recruitment freeze 

CSIRO have now confirmed that the decision to implement the freeze was that of the Executive team alone and not as a result of a direction from Government. However, three weeks since the hiring freeze was announced and despite repeated requests from the Staff Association for clarification, key questions for management remain unanswered. Read the latest update here

Read the letter from CSIRO management 

CSIRO management have finally responded to the Staff Association's queries regarding the recruitment freeze. Read the letter from Human Resources here. You can also view the letter we sent originally - and see for yourself the crucial questions that have yet to be answered. 

Last chance today to have your say 

Job security is bound to be a major feature during the upcoming negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement - especially given the deep staffing cuts that continue to be inflicted upon CSIRO. Make sure you do your part - complete the survey today and make your voice heard. Survey closes TODAY at 5pm.


The Staff Association has produced a campaign website with all the latest information on the recruitment freeze at CSIRO. This online resource contains news, key correspondence, media reports, transcripts and much more. Stay up to date here

New Matrix report 

We've released more detail from the Matrix Review survey, which involved over 1,000 employees. The new report canvasses a ranges of objectives for change based on a qualitative analysis of comments made by staff who completed the survey. More here.

AGM reports online

The Staff Association's Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 12 December at CSIRO Riverside Park, North Ryde. The AGM is a crucial part of our accountability to members. Financial and operational reports, plus the AGM agenda are now available. More here
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