Illawarra health workers walk out, vote to keep up industrial action

Kate McIlwain
Updated April 7 2022 - 3:42pm, first published 2:30pm
Strong resolve: HSU members in Wollongong braved the downpour, unanimously voting to continue their industrial action until the NSW Government agrees to change their wages policy. Pictures: Sylvia Liber.

Dozens of health workers braved torrential rain to walk out of Wollongong Hospital for a stop work meeting on Thursday morning, as part of a statewide campaign for a better pay rise.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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