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Thursday, 21 December 2017

FACS executive - tone deaf to staff needs

Members have heard rumours FACS was on the move to Sydney Olympic Park. However, when the PSA pursued the issue with Deputy Secretary John Hubby, we were told nothing could…

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Monday, 27 November 2017

FACS Legal Officers – We need you!

FACS Legal Officers - We need you! - November 2017 (PDF version) Do you want to get more involved in your union? Interested in working with PSA members in your…

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

PSA FACS staff training day to be held in Liverpool

PSA FACS staff training day to be held in Liverpool - November 2017 (PDF version) Are you currently going through a restructure in your workplace, or want to understand the…

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Friday, 17 November 2017

Your union works for you: commissioning restructure Q&A PSA meeting

Your union works for you - commissioning restructure Q&A PSA meeting - November 2017 (PDF version) Members in Family and Community Services affected by the Commissioning Transition have expressed their…

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

FACS Psychologists Vocational Advisory Group survey

FACS Psychologists Vocational Advisory Group survey - November 2017 (PDF version) The survey below has been designed to measure the widely felt issues FACS Community Services Psychologists are currently facing…

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Friday, 10 November 2017

FACS bulletin – Commissioning restructure + meeting notice

FACS bulletin - Commissioning restructure + meeting notice - November 2017 (PDF version) Transition to new structure and non-executive assignment process On 20 October 2017, PSA representatives were briefed by…

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Thursday, 9 November 2017

Child protection case workers' union takes aim at Family and Community Services resourcing in Hunter New England after accreditation failure – Newcastle Herald

Following a report in the Newcastle Herald that the Hunter New England branch of FACS risked losing its accreditation after failing to meet the standards of the Office of Children’s…

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Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Campbell Street Group Home Gymea review

Campbell Street Group Home Gymea review - November 2017 (PDF version) Affected members contacted the PSA on 17 October 2017 following advice in writing from the Department of Family and…

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Thursday, 2 November 2017

Latest update on ChildStory

Latest update on ChildStory - November 2017 (PDF version) PSA’s meeting with Michael Coutts-Trotter on 1 November 2017 The PSA met with FACS Secretary Michael-Coutts Trotter to discuss our deep…

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