[Linux-aus] Professionals Australia (formerly APESMA)

Lev Lafayette lev at levlafayette.com
Thu Dec 19 16:08:12 EST 2013

On Thu, December 19, 2013 3:12 pm, Bret Busby wrote:
> So, is this all about becoming members of the ALP?

It has nothing to do with it. There are numerous unions who are affiliated
with the ACTU and which are not affiliated with the ALP. This includes
APESMA, the NTEU, the AEU, etc.

Here is a list of ACTU affiliated unions.


Here is a list of ALP affiliated unions (will vary by state). Note that in
this category individual divisions may vary. For example the ETU is not an


Whilst there is some crossover, which is hardly surprising given that they
nominally organisations representing the interests of working people in
industry and parliament, it is a fallacy to equate the two.

Lev Lafayette, BA (Hons), GradCertTerAdEd (Murdoch), GradCertPM, MBA (Tech
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