Wilhelmina Stracke is the Assistant Secretary of the Victorian Trades Hall Council. She was previously an Associate Solicitor at Slater & Gordon before commencing as an organiser with the Australian Service Union.
At the ASU, Wil worked with members on workplace and industry wide industrial campaigns. She was the Victorian Lead for the ASU national ‘Equal Pay’ campaign that, in 2012, achieved wage justice for underpaid, predominantly female workers in the community services sector. In 2013, Wil moved to the VTHC to coordinate movement wide political campaigns, including the 2014 ‘We are Union’ campaign that helped oust a first term conservative State government.
More recently, Wil coordinated the Victorian field campaign for the ‘Yes’ campaign for marriage equality. In 2014 Wil was elected as VTHC Assistant Secretary.