United Services Union Sponsorship 2005 – Newcastle Knights

Australian Workers Film Guide


Promotional video highlighting the United Services Union’s sponsorship of the Newcastle Knights, a rugby league team in New South Wales. The importance of unions in protecting workers’ rights and the role of the USU prefaces extended coverage of the Newcastle Knights playing before adoring fans. Newcastle Knights manager Michael Hagan talks about the importance of the union’s sponsorship, USU officials use game day to campaign to fans against proposed industrial relations changes by the state government, short montage of campaigning USU members and voice over highlighting the union’s achievements. Bonus material includes a segment on the USU’s sponsorship of the girls Blacktown District Soccer Team.

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Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 10 mins

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