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: PDF Version.

The most recent changes incorporate the following Rule changes:

Rules 5A, 5B, 5D & 5E: Changes to various Rules to provide for ballots of State and National Conferences to be undertaken electronically when the Conferences are not in session. A copy of the correspondence can be found here.

Further information is available to members on request by calling 1300 732 698 or email to [email protected].

Governance statement

The AMWU is a member based organisation and we work hard to make sure that your funds are managed carefully and effectively in your 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 that your 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 2020

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 2019, and has been independently audited. 

You can read / download our full financial reports here:

National Financial

National Political Fund Report

Victoria Financial Report

Queensland Financial Report

South Australia Financial Report

Western Australia Financial Report

Tasmania Financial Report

New South Wales Financial Report

Union Elections

State Conference Elections - E2020/184

State Election Notice Nomination Form Declaration Post Election Report
Victoria Branch Election Notice Nomination Form  


The AMWU is required to have elections conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Union’s Rules and the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009.  Following is a table with the current elections and appropriate documentation.

If you require further information, please email [email protected]

Election No. Positions ROC Decision Election Notice Nomination Form Declaration Post Election Report
E2020/17 & E2020/169  Various Casual Vacancies




Post Election Report E2020/17

Post Election Report E2020/169

E2021/36 Retired Members' Division   Election notice Nomination form Declaration



E2020/17 & E2020/169 Stage 2 Various Casual Vacancies   Election Notice Nomination Form

Declaration - E2020/169 TAS

Declaration - E2020/17 - SA & WA

Declaration - E2020/17 - WA

Post Election Report E2020/17

Post Election Report E2020/169

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:  AMWU Privacy Policy

Workplace Gender Equality Report 

The AMWU reports to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, on gender equality in the workplace, specifically equal remuneration between women and men and the family and caring responsibilities of women and men are central to achieving gender equality. We have now lodged our report with the Agency for this year.

The AMWU takes this responsibility very seriously and are striving to not only achieve this in our workplace, but in the workplaces of the members that we represent.

If you are a financial member of the AMWU, and would like a copy of our report for the 2019-2020 year, please email [email protected] or call the AMWU Helpdesk on 1300 732 698.

WGEA Public Report 2019 - 2020



New South Wales/ACT


South Australia



Western Australia


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