The PSA would like to express our support to all our members affected by the recent bushfires, in particular all NPWS staff that have been, and continue to be, directly assisting with the firefighting effort. As you may have noticed, last Tuesday morning many members woke up to the news that the Deputy Premier of […]
As crews continue to fight out-of-control blazes in New South Wales, some residents have aired frustrations about cuts to both firefighting and national parks staff. The New South Wales Premier has repeatedly shot down claims of cuts to the two organisations, but one former National Parks manager says staff are severely stretched and unable to […]
PSA ACTING GENERAL SECRETARY TROY WRIGHT ON ABC RADIO SYDNEY THIS MORNING Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck discuss with Troy the budget and job cuts at the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service after some comments yesterday from The Nationals re hazard reduction and back burning in our National Parks. LISTEN TO FROM 1:21 https://www.abc.net.au/…/progr…/breakfast/breakfast/11679804
On 13 June 2019 it was brought to the attention of the PSA, during a JCC meeting, that the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) was to become a stand-alone agency.
On 6 May 2019 the PSA/POVB held its quarterly meeting and thereafter met with the Department to discuss a range of issues including: