- Stewart Little
Corrective Services Remembrance Day

Corrective Services Remembrance Day

Today, Friday 24 November, we reflect, as we do each year, on the sad loss of colleagues in Corrective Services who have tragically fallen while serving the community. The day is therefore a reminder that Correctional Officers and supporting staff are employed in one of the most difficult and dangerous workplaces in the community. Every Correctional Officer should be able to go to work each…

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PSA members win 2.5 per cent pay rise

PSA members win 2.5 per cent pay rise

Dear members, The PSA this week secured a 2.5 per cent pay rise for all employees covered by the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries) Award and the Local Land Services Award. The one-year increase, taking effect from 1 July 2017, came after 95 per cent of the more than 4000 PSA members who voted agreed to accept the 2.5 per cent agreement with the NSW…

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Public prison announcement a win for public safety

Public prison announcement a win for public safety

PSA Media release: The PSA is today celebrating its win in the fight to keep the NSW prison system in public hands. Today’s announcement that the John Morony Correctional Centre at Windsor will remain a state run facility is a clear victory for common sense and recognition of the work and capacity of Correctional Officers said the union. “That a Government hell bent on privatising…

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Experts back union concerns over NSW Government wiping its hands of disability services

Experts back union concerns over NSW Government wiping its hands of disability services

PSA Media release: The Public Service Association (PSA) has attacked the NSW Government for scrapping public disability services, throwing the care of people with disability into free fall. The union’s long held position was today backed by concerns of the NSW Mental Health Commission that there will only be funding for approximately a quarter of existing mental health services under the NDIS. This follows last…

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PSA slams heartless NSW Government for wiping its hands of disability services

PSA slams heartless NSW Government for wiping its hands of disability services

PSA media release The Public Service Association has attacked the NSW Government for scrapping public disability services on the same day a billion dollar NDIS cost blow out has been revealed. “This is the worst possible time for the NSW Government to be washing its hands of public disability services,” said PSA General Secretary, Stewart Little. “It’s the disaster this union has been warning about…

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