Union Aid Abroad has over 40 training projects, working through 30 separate project partners in 15 countries, assisting many different communities in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Southern Africa and the Caribbean. Support for these projects comes from many individual union members throughout Australia, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), unions and workplaces, as well as from the Australian government aid agency, DFAT.
Myanmar news: Around 300 workers from 20 factories in the Mandalay Industrial Zone protested on 9 December 2018 decrying unfair dismissal of union leaders.read more
Myanmar news: Workers in from the Tharabar Gate Hotel have been on strike since 12 October 2018 after their employer terminated 12 workers in August.read more
In November 2017, the dictator Mugabe was deposed in a coup, but the newly elected government has plunged the working people of Zimbabwe into a deep social and economic crisis.read more