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.
Based on the Thai-Myanmar border, the DARE Network provides culturally appropriate treatment and prevention education to reduce substance abuse within refugee communities.read more
On Boxing Day 2004, Aceh was devastated by a tsunami. Indonesian unions were quick to respond. Since 2005 we have been supporting local training, networking and advocacy.read more
Under President Duterte, there’s been a surge in strikes and pickets in the Philippines with workers demanding an end to short-term contractualization.read more