Support and FAQs


Get access to union support and workplace advice

Union membership equips you with the knowledge and tools to build collective power in your workplace, and most importantly; win on issues that affect you and your colleagues.

On top of that, CPSU/CSA members can access several avenues of online and in-person support, including:

  • Guidance and support from your workplace delegate
  • Answers to FAQs from your fellow public sector workers
  • Explore resources and support in our Bullying Information Hub
  • Discuss campaigns and issues in union online communities
  • Professional development opportunities

Membership FAQs

Why join a union?

Union membership equips you with the knowledge and tools to build collective power in your workplace, and most importantly; win on issues that affect you and your colleagues.

Together, we protect and improve your working conditions and the delivery of services to the Western Australian community.


Read more: 7 reasons to join your union

What activities can I get involved in once I join?

As a member, you’re empowered and prepared to attend workplace meetings, rallies and union events throughout the year. You also have a say in collective bargaining and can show your support for union activities via social media.

Will joining a union cause issues with my employer?

Absolutely not. Discrimination against union members in the workplace is illegal.

How do I join the CPSU/CSA?

You can join online anytime or give us a call on 9323 3800.