The Australian Workers’ Union is the nation’s oldest general union. It was also the platform from where the Australian Labor Party was born.
The union is a blue-collar union. It represents workers in many industries, just some of them include aviation, civil construction, oil and gas, mining and manufacturing.
The AWU is dedicated to protecting and fighting for the rights of workers and representing their interests including wages and conditions, safety in the workplace and securing entitlements.
The AWU is one of Australia’s top 10 biggest unions and it is represented in all states.
It is also Australia’s largest union covering private sector employees outside Australia’s major cities.