The Australian Workers' Union (AWU)

The Registered Organisations Commission is responsible for regulating the financial returns, annual returns, elections and disclosures of registered organisations. These records are available below.

Rules and Rule alterations remain with the Fair Work Commission and the FWC continues to host those records on its website external-icon.png.

About the AWU

Organisation type and coverage: a union of employees connected to work in various trades, agriculature, metal working, and assorted industries

Financial year: 1 July to 30 June

Date of registration: 16 May 1905; one of the oldest organisations registered under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009.

Elections for office positions within the organisation, for which the term of office is 4 years, are conducted by the AEC.

The organisation has 8 branches, each of them is a reporting unit for the purposes of financial reporting.

The highest deliberative body of the organisation is vested in the National Conference. There is also a National Executive. Both the National Conference and the National Executive consist of the National Officers and Delegates from each branch.

Further, each branch of the organisation is governed by a Branch Executive. The rules also make provision for District and Sub-Branch office positions and, to a lesser extent, advisory committees.

For the current rules, information on rules, rule alterations and permits, please see the Fair Work Commission website. These matters are dealt with by the Fair Work Commission.

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Documents Type Year Branch Branch status Comments Code
E2017/65 Elections 2017 South Australian Branch 002NSA
AR2017/72 Annual returns 2017 -central office- 002N
E2017/177 Elections 2017 Queensland Branch 002NQLD
AR2016/161 Annual returns 2016 -central office- 002N
E2016/231 Elections 2016 -central office- 002N
FR2016/140 Financial reports 2016 Victorian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NVICF
FR2016/260 Financial reports 2016 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002N
FR2016/141 Financial reports 2016 Newcastle, Central Coast and Northern Regions Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NNEWC
FR2016/246 Financial reports 2016 Greater New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NNSW
FR2016/254 Financial reports 2016 Port Kembla, South Coast and Southern Highlands Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NPKEM
FR2016/255 Financial reports 2016 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NSA
FR2016/231 Financial reports 2016 Tasmania Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 006NTAS
FR2017/4 Financial reports 2016 Newcastle, Central Coast and Northern Regions Branch Closed Period ending 31 August 2016 002NNEWC
FR2017/3 Financial reports 2016 Greater New South Wales Branch Closed Period ending 31 August 2016 002NNSW
FR2017/2 Financial reports 2016 Port Kembla, South Coast and Southern Highlands Branch Closed Period ending 31 August 2016 002NPKEM
FR2016/256 Financial reports 2016 West Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NWA
FR2016/261 Financial reports 2016 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2016 002NQLD
AR2015/100 Annual returns 2015 -central office- 002N
FR2015/338 Financial reports 2015 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NSA
FR2015/339 Financial reports 2015 West Australia Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NWA
FR2015/342 Financial reports 2015 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002N
FR2015/201 Financial reports 2015 Victorian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NVICF
FR2015/202 Financial reports 2015 Newcastle, Central Coast and Northern Regions Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NNEWC
FR2015/333 Financial reports 2015 Greater New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NNSW
FR2015/337 Financial reports 2015 Port Kembla, South Coast and Southern Highlands Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NPKEM
FR2015/327 Financial reports 2015 Tasmania Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NTAS
FR2015/343 Financial reports 2015 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 002NQLD
AR2014/144 Annual returns 2014 -central office- 002N
E2014/138 Elections 2014 -central office- 002N
E2014/144 Elections 2014 -central office- 002N
FR2014/216 Financial reports 2014 -central office- Financial year end 30 June 2014 002N
FR2014/220 Financial reports 2014 Newcastle, Central Coast and Northern Regions Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NNEWC
FR2014/219 Financial reports 2014 Greater New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NNSW
FR2014/218 Financial reports 2014 Port Kembla, South Coast and Southern Highlands Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NPKEM
FR2014/217 Financial reports 2014 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NQLD
FR2014/271 Financial reports 2014 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NSA
FR2014/213 Financial reports 2014 Tasmania Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NTAS
FR2014/214 Financial reports 2014 Victorian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NVICF
FR2014/215 Financial reports 2014 West Australia Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 002NWA
AR2013/215 Annual returns 2013 -central office- 002N
E2013/178 Elections 2013 -central office- plus Victoria Branch 002N
E2013/236 Elections 2013 -central office- 002N
E2013/264 Elections 2013 -central office- 002N
FR2013/280 Financial reports 2013 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002N
FR2013/284 Financial reports 2013 Newcastle, Central Coast and Northern Regions Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NNEWC
FR2013/283 Financial reports 2013 Greater New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NNSW
FR2013/282 Financial reports 2013 Port Kembla, South Coast and Southern Highlands Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NPKEM
FR2013/281 Financial reports 2013 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NQLD
FR2013/346 Financial reports 2013 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NSA
FR2013/276 Financial reports 2013 Tasmania Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 002NTAS
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