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, agriculture, 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 6 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 Date Entity Print & MNC Comments Code
AR2021/20 Annual returns 2021 AWU - National Office 002N
E2021/125 Elections 2021 AWU - Victorian Branch PR351975 2021 ROCD 102 002NVICF
FR2021/104 Financial reports 2021 AWU - Tasmanian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2021 002NTAS
FR2021/107 Financial reports 2021 AWU - South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2021 002NSA
FR2021/239 Financial reports 2021 AWU - New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2021 002NNSW1
ORP2021/113 Disclosure statement 2021 AWU - Victorian Branch 002NVICF
ORP2021/115 Disclosure statement 2021 AWU - South Australian Branch 002NSA
ORP2021/116 Disclosure statement 2021 AWU - National Office 002N
ORP2021/117 Disclosure statement 2021 AWU - Queensland Branch 002NQLD
ORP2021/288 Disclosure statement 2021 AWU - New South Wales Branch 002NNSW1
AR2020/21 Annual returns 2020 -central office- 002N
E2020/188 Elections 2020 AWU - National Office PR351791 & [2020] ROCD 177 Scheduled quadrennial election 002N
FR2020/105 Financial reports 2020 Tasmanian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002NTAS
FR2020/106 Financial reports 2020 Victorian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002NVICF
FR2020/107 Financial reports 2020 West Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002NWA
FR2020/108 Financial reports 2020 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002NSA
FR2020/109 Financial reports 2020 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002N
FR2020/110 Financial reports 2020 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2020 002NQLD
FR2020/248 Financial reports 2020 New South Wales Branch Financial year edning 30 June 2020 002NNSW1
ORP2020/110 Disclosure statement 2020 AWU - Tasmanian Branch 002NTAS
ORP2020/111 Disclosure statement 2020 Victorian Branch 002NVICF
ORP2020/112 Disclosure statement 2020 AWU - West Australian Branch 002NWA
ORP2020/113 Disclosure statement 2020 AWU - South Australian Branch 002NSA
ORP2020/114 Disclosure statement 2020 -central office- 002N
ORP2020/115 Disclosure statement 2020 AWU - Queensland Branch 002NQLD
ORP2020/298 Disclosure statement 2020 New South Wales Branch 002NNSW1
AR2019/67 Annual returns 2019 -central office- 002N
FR2019/111 Financial reports 2019 Tasmanian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NTAS
FR2019/112 Financial reports 2019 Victorian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NVICF
FR2019/113 Financial reports 2019 West Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NWA
FR2019/114 Financial reports 2019 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NSA
FR2019/115 Financial reports 2019 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002N
FR2019/116 Financial reports 2019 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NQLD
FR2019/262 Financial reports 2019 New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2019 002NNSW1
ORP2019/120 Disclosure statement 2019 Tasmanian Branch 002NTAS
ORP2019/121 Disclosure statement 2019 Victorian Branch 002NVICF
ORP2019/122 Disclosure statement 2019 West Australian Branch 002NWA
ORP2019/123 Disclosure statement 2019 South Australian Branch 002NSA
ORP2019/124 Disclosure statement 2019 -central office- 002N
ORP2019/125 Disclosure statement 2019 Queensland Branch 002NQLD
ORP2019/321 Disclosure statement 2019 New South Wales Branch 002NNSW1
AR2018/70 Annual returns 2018 -central office- 002N
E2018/120 Elections 2018 -central office- 002N
E2018/93 Elections 2018 Victorian Branch 002NVICF
FR2018/175 Financial reports 2018 Tasmanian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002NTAS
FR2018/197 Financial reports 2018 South Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002NSA
FR2018/198 Financial reports 2018 West Australian Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002NWA
FR2018/202 Financial reports 2018 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002N
FR2018/203 Financial reports 2018 Queensland Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002NQLD
FR2018/262 Financial reports 2018 New South Wales Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2018 002NNSW1