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ELECTION OF THE STATE EXECUTIVE OF THE COMMISSIONED PRISON OFFICERS (VOCATIONAL BRANCH) ADVISORY GROUP

ELECTION OF THE STATE EXECUTIVE OF THE COMMISSIONED PRISON OFFICERS (VOCATIONAL BRANCH) ADVISORY GROUP

Nominations are called for the following positions on the State Executive of the Commissioned Prison Officers (Vocational Branch) Advisory Group. Chairperson  1 Vice Chairperson 1 Secretary 1 Executive Officers 2 Nominees, nominators and seconders must be financial members of the Association as at 23 October 2019 and be Prison Officers employed in: the positions covered by the Crown Employees (Senior Assistant Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents,…

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Are you aware of the Community Language Allowance Scheme?

Are you aware of the Community Language Allowance Scheme?

Thank you to those members who took the time out to complete the survey. We would like to offer the opportunity again for anyone who hasn’t yet completed our short survey. Under the current Service NSW Award there is an allowance that qualified NSW Government employees receive, who have a competency in a language other than English and work in locations where their language is…

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PSA/CPSU NSW training: Queanbeyan

PSA/CPSU NSW training: Queanbeyan

The PSA/CPSU NSW will be running the following training courses in Queanbeyan: WHS two-day course Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 December 2019 Dealing with Workplace Bullying Thursday 12 December 2019 The courses will start at 9.30am and finish at 4.30pm. The courses will be held at Central Motel Conference Centre, 11 Antill Street, Queanbeyan. COURSE OUTLINES Work Health and Safety This two-day course covers the…

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POVB Bulletin – Movember

POVB Bulletin – Movember

Dear Members Most of you have heard of Movember, this year the Prison Officers Association of Australasia (POAA) has set a challenge for all Correctional Officers in Australia and New Zealand to get involved in this life saving event. The POAA is made up of all unions in Australasia that represent staff working in Correctional Environments. New South Wales has the largest contingent of members…

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PSA calls stop work meetings for Special Constables

PSA calls stop work meetings for Special Constables

For nearly 18 months, the PSA and your delegates group have worked hard to convince NSW Police to produce a Role Description for NSW Police Special Constables which recognises the true level of responsibility of the job. We viewed this as an important first step to achieve wage justice for our members. We have notified an industrial dispute to the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC), but…

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