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.
In a strong sign of unity, unions in the Philippines have come together to demand the take definitive action to end out of control short-term contracts (known as “contractualisation”).read more
UNAER is Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA’s newest partner in Timor Leste. UNAER organises farmers to defend their rights to access land and to undertake sustainable farming practices.read more
BCMF was established to treat an increasing number of refugees and displaced people on the Thai-Burma border requiring surgery. After a decade treating patients on the border, BCMF has now expanded into Myanmar.read more