**** We are looking forward to seeing you at USU Metro Picnic Day on Friday.
Please note that a Covid safe check-in will be required upon entry and numbers at shows may also be restricted so get in early!
Please also note that the Zoo is currently cashless and numbers on ferries may also be restricted.
To ensure your visit is as safe and comfortable as possible you may wish to check Taronga Park Zoo’s latest Covid 19 Safety Plan provisions HERE when making your plans for Friday. ****
Metro Picnic Day 2021 will be held at Taronga Park Zoo on Friday 12th March 2021 and if you are a USU member working in Local Government* picnic day is a PUBLIC HOLIDAY for members.
It is such a great day and we do not want anyone to miss out!
All financial metro members of the USU are entitled to Union Picnic Day off work with pay*. On top of that, Metro members and their families can attend Taronga Park Zoo on the day for FREE!
If you are not a member now is the time to join. Sign up here ASAP and we’ll see you at the Zoo!
* In January 2021 financial members who pay “Picnic Day Rates” were sent a Picnic Day ticket. Whether you are entitled to a paid day off depends on your Award or Agreement. All USU Metro financial members who work in the Clerical and Private Sector Industry, Energy Industry or Airlines Industry should check your Enterprise Agreement or ring the USU to see whether you are entitled to a Union Picnic Day off work with pay. If so, members and their families can attend Taronga Park Zoo on the day for free. If your Award or Agreement does not include Union Picnic Day off work with pay you are still entitled to attend on 12th March if you pay Union Picnic Day rates, however you will need to make alternate leave arrangements. Not sure? Talk to your USU Organiser or ring the USU Support Team on 1300 136 604.
Check out some of the photos from the last two years here.
Been thinking of joining the USU?
Not only do you receive protection at work, journey protection insurance, professional representation and other discounts, you can enjoy annual Union Picnic Day.
Do you know a mate who wants to join?
Why not sign them up under our SIGN UP A MATE scheme and we will pay you $50 (find out more here), and you can both enjoy annual Union Picnic Day.
Don’t forget Union membership is also tax deductible! Join today!
Subject to public health orders concerning COVID-19. Members and their families will be required to register at the gate/entrance as per NSW Health Guidelines.