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FACS South West District Sydney JCC

FACS South West District Sydney JCC

FACS South West District Sydney JCC - September 2016 (PDF version) The PSA met with Family and Community Services management at the South Western District Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) on 22 September 2016. The PSA raised the following issues with management: Community Services Workload and Workload Planner The PSA advised management that it should encourage and support the use of the Workload Planner in the…

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PSA warned of foster care concerns a year ago - ABC News

PSA warned of foster care concerns a year ago - ABC News

The PSA wrote to Family and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard more than a year ago warning of the many issues arising in the privately run foster care system. PSA Assistant General Secretary Steve Turner appeared on the ABC last night in relation to the matter. You can view the news item below.

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NSW Government state care: Minister calls on residential children's centres to lift their game - ABC News

NSW Government state care: Minister calls on residential children's centres to lift their game - ABC News

After a year of defending residential out-of-home care services for children, New South Wales Minister for Family and Community Services Brad Hazzard has told them to lift their game. Mr Hazzard has sent the providers a strongly worded letter foreshadowing changes. The move follows a recent coronial inquest into the death of a 15-year-old girl who died of a drug overdose after she was allegedly…

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PSA Media release 22 September 2016 - Proof Minister sat on his hands, did nothing on foster crisis

PSA Media release 22 September 2016 - Proof Minister sat on his hands, did nothing on foster crisis

The Public Service Association (PSA) wrote to Family and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard more than a year ago warning of the many issues arising in the privately run foster care system. Mr Hazzard’s response was shocking, claiming there were no issues – in fact he was: “ …proud of the improvement in the care of our most vulnerable children.” PSA Assistant General Secretary Steve…

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Game Licencing Unit Work, Health & Safety (WHS) survey

Game Licencing Unit Work, Health & Safety (WHS) survey

Game Licencing Unit Work, Health and Safety (WHS) survey - September 2016 (PDF version) Earlier this year the PSA defended a former Game Licensing Unit (GLU) employee over the termination of his employment. After lodging an unfair dismissal claim at the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW the parties attempted conciliation in front of the Commissioner. The parties eventually reached an out-of-court settlement. The above case…

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