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Anna Stewart Memorial Project

June 22, 2020

Applications are now open for the 2020 Anna Stewart Memorial Project.

Anna Stewart, long-time campaigner for women’s rights and prominent union official, passed away in April 1983 and the Anna Stewart Memorial Project was established as an annual work experience program aimed at increasing women’s active union involvement. Participants learn about how unions function and receive training in a supportive environment on key aspects of union organising and growth with a focus on women’s involvement and why unions are so critical for women in the workplace. 

SHOULD YOU APPLY? If you’re a woman union member and want to develop your skills and knowledge, make an important contribution to the development and growth of your union and have more involvement in the union movement more broadly then the answer is YES! Make sure you get in touch with your union if you want to go for it.

The week-long training program for union women covers:

  • Organising & Campaigning
  • Building union activity through recruitment & leadership development
  • Politics 101
  • Industrial law and how it operates

 

The 2020 program is scheduled for November 2nd - 6th, subject of course to public health advice.

A print flyer is also available to download. 

Apply now

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