Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union



Rules, Policies and Elections


The AMWU and its members are governed by rules registered with the Fair Work Commission, which are available here.

For enquiries about the latest rule changes, or any further information, please contact the Helpdesk on 1300 732 698 email [email protected].

Governance statement

The AMWU is a member-based organisation and we work hard to make sure that members funds are managed carefully and effectively in their interest.

In addition to matters noted in our annual return, financial statements and rules, the AMWU has a number of policies, procedures and structures to ensure membership dues are accounted for in an open and transparent manner. These policies include:

  • Procurement
  • Gift & Hospitality
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Cabcharge
  • Credit Card
  • Petty Cash

If you have any queries regarding governance at the AMWU, please email [email protected] or call your local branch.

Union Financial Accounts 2022

The AMWU is proud to be an open and transparent union. In accordance with our rules, we publicly issue a statement of our financial accounts each year. This statement is for the year ending 30 September 2022 and has been independently audited. 

You can read/download our full financial reports here:

National Financial Report

National Political Fund Report

New South Wales Financial Report

Victorian Financial Report

Queensland Financial Report

South Australia Financial Report

Western Australia Financial Report

Tasmania Financial Report

Union Elections

Notice of National Election - E2022/182

The AEC will conduct elections in 2023 – the ROC decision and relevant correspondence is attached.

Attachment 1: AMWU correspondence to the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC), including the Prescribed Information (dated 22 December, 2022)

Attachment 2: Decision of the ROC (dated 17 January, 2023)

Attachment 3: Amended Decision of the ROC (dated 20 January, 2023)

Attachment 4: AMWU correspondence to ROC in response to their Decision (dated 20 January, 2023)

Attachment 5: ROC correspondence in response to the AMWU’s correspondence (dated 27 January, 2023)


AMWU Privacy Policy

The union has a privacy policy for the way that we handle the personal information of members.

You can read it here.

Workplace Gender Equality Report

The AMWU reports to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency on gender equality in the workplace.

The AMWU takes this responsibility very seriously and strives to not only achieve this in our workplace but in the workplaces of our members.

The report can be found here.



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