To achieve their goal, Union Aid Abroad APHEDA has facilitated cooperation between Vietnamese and other regional governments and the Australian Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, the worlds only standalone asbestos agency.
Support through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) has allowed Union Aid Abroad APHEDA to raise awareness on the hazards of asbestos and the risks of asbestos related diseases.
APHEDA said exploitation through cash-in-hand work is "alarmingly common" in hospitality, retail, cleaning, agriculture and construction.
APHEDA said it supports a "well-designed labour mobility program" that would "enable decent work and development for communities, especially for our Pacific neighbours who are some of the most aid-dependent nations in the world".
is the ACTU's agency for humanitarian assistance abroad.
With the exception of the brief reports on Unions Australia and APHEDA
the focus had been firmly fixed on industrial relations policy and the perceived need to organise, mobilise and campaign for a federal Labor government.
"Trade unions help their members achieve living wages and in this way, improve their living standards, end poverty and decrease inequality," APHEDA
Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA
) was created in 1984 as the overseas aid agency of the ACTU.
Gala Sydney Dinner 26 September, Paddington Town Hall, 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
The ANF is affiliated to the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), International Centre for Trade Union Rights and Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA
(Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad) which is the overseas aid agency of the trade union movement.
Union Aid Abroad (APHEDA
) Gala Sydney Dinner 26 September, Paddington Town Hall, 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
Online or at your local bank by transferring or depositing your donation to: Account name: APHEDA
BSB:082-024 Account Number: 578770001 National Australia Bank, World Square, Sydney NSW.