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Cultural change in the PSA

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In response to the findings of the Heydon Royal Commission into trade unions, PSA General Secretary, Anne Gardiner had the opinion piece below published in the Daily Telegraph about the challenges of members regaining control of their union.

PSA letter to Premier regarding prison overcrowding

In December 2014, PSA General Secretary Anne Gardiner wrote to the Premier expressing grave concerns at overcrowding in NSW prisons and the impact on the safety of Correctional Officers.

Read the letter HERE

Capability & Performance Development Framework

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Rally for Justice For injured Workers Feb 23 outside the Annual Workers Compenstion Summit

Feb 5, 2016

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$500 million IT system could be scrapped from TAFE NSW – The Sydney Morning Herald

Feb 5, 2016

A glimmer of hope for TAFE. Now what about schools?

Read The Sydney Morning Herald article HERE

TAFE: NSW Skills Minister John Barilaro slams federal government on education policy – The Sydney Morning Herald

Feb 4, 2016

The Baird Government has been systematically destroying TAFE while throwing funds at ill equipped private providers. Now the NSW Government is outraged the Federal Government are doing the same thing. We must be missing something here…

Read The Sydney Morning Herald article HERE

Wollongong trustee jobs and services under threat: union – the Illawarra Mercury

Feb 2, 2016

More than half the jobs at the Wollongong office of the NSW Trustee and Guardian are to be cut.

What, if any, regional impact statement recommended that?

Read the Illawarra Mercury article HERE

Baird government’s public housing plan brings ‘joy’ to community sector – The Sydney Morning Herald

Jan 29, 2016

Yet another misguided trip down the UK path.

Read The Sydney Morning Herald article HERE

Revealed: how developers exploit flawed planning system to minimise affordable housing – The Guardian

Jan 25, 2016

The future of social housing in NSW?

You can read The Guardian article HERE

Dapto TAFE to close by end of next week – ABC News

Jan 12, 2016

This is Smart and Skilled?

Read the ABC News article HERE

Selling sensitive land information for bigger sports grounds for small crowds

Jan 8, 2016

Land and Property Information – web (PDF version)

Media Release

The Baird Government has announced another asset sell off, this time the critically important Land and Property Information (LPI) Service and priceless property data said the Public Service Association (PSA).

LPI provides essential land titling, registration, mapping and valuation services for Government, emergency services and the community.

Read more

Mike Baird’s $3 billion sell-off of public buildings – The Sydney Morning Herald

Jan 5, 2016

NSW Government asset fire sale continues. Everything must be sold!

Read The Sydney Morning Herald article HERE

Productivity Commission’s Workplace Relations Framework report

Jan 5, 2016

The Productivity Commission issued its Workplace Relations Framework report on 21 December 2015.

The report contains over 60 recommendations which will lead to:

• wage cuts
• dismantling of the current award system and
• the promotion of the interests of employers over employees.

The full two volume report is available HERE.



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