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.
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
A glimmer of hope for TAFE. Now what about schools?
TAFE: NSW Skills Minister John Barilaro slams federal government on education policy – The Sydney Morning Herald
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…
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
Yet another misguided trip down the UK path.
Revealed: how developers exploit flawed planning system to minimise affordable housing – The Guardian
The future of social housing in NSW?
You can read The Guardian article HERE
This is Smart and Skilled?
Read the ABC News article HERE
Jan 8, 2016
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.
NSW Government asset fire sale continues. Everything must be sold!
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.