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 March 2017, Mardi Gras was celebrated in Hanoi for the very first time. The final night was a colourful display of costumes and dazzling performances by both Vietnamese and Australian artists. Union Aid Abroad APHEDA’s Hanoi-based staff – Sharan, Phillip and Peter – went along to join in the festivities.read more
Until relatively recently, asbestos was an unknown and difficult to publicly discuss issue in Laos. It is now getting high level attention.read more
BREAKING NEWS: 650 workers have been sacked for taking strike action over the public holiday dispute. More here A number of Labour organisations from Myanmar’s Yangon Division have appealed to the Ministry of Labour stating that they can’t possibly agree with the...read more