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June 3, 2020

Recently, I have had the distinct displeasure of witnessing conduct of at least two Queensland State Government agencies behaving poorly towards workers.

More precisely Prison Officers and Youth Detention Officers.

Without naming names, because that would be silly, I am...

August 17, 2019

Our members from BYDC will be meeting on Thursday 22 August 2019 at 1PM.

 Special guest will be Adam Bretherton from Baycover Insurance Services who will be providing some information on the special benefits of the new Income Protection Insurance offered with premium Wo...

July 5, 2019

Youth Detention Officers at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre are sick and tired according to the members, clients and even Australian Workers Union (AWU) and Together Union (TU) Delegates and members who came along for the meetings.

Our meetings at the Workers First...

June 11, 2019

Queensland State Government managed facility Borallon Correctional Centre is in the spotlight this week after the weekend incident that has left one Prisoner dead and his cell mate facing an extended stay.

Queensland's Courier Mail reported that "Prisoner Nick Triggs, 2...

June 6, 2019

Workers First and the Australian Prison Officers Association says there are some serious questions to be asked of both the Queensland Labor government and the United Voice Union which have recently condemned GEO’s management of the Arthur Gorrie correctional Centre.