PSA request Public Service Commission halts restructure

PSA request Public Service Commission halts restructure

The PSA has requested the PSC halt the current restructure until appropriate time frames and proper information are provided to the PSA membership. Previously, the PSC provided a change management plan to the PSA which had limited information, and time frames that were too short to allow for proper consultation. In regard to this, the PSA lodged a dispute in the Industrial Relations Commission. Following…

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Department Regional NSW Update - August

Department Regional NSW Update - August

Member Representation – DRNSW Departmental Committee Development DRNSW was created in April 2020 behind a backdrop of Bushfires as well as flooding rains and a breaking COViD-19 crisis. Subsequently, the ability to formalise representative structures has been somewhat complicated by the Administrative changes and the work from home arrangements. In previous bulletins to members, the PSA highlighted the need to develop more comprehensive delegates structures…

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Know your rights: Firefighter occupational diseases (cancers) and workers’ compensation

Know your rights: Firefighter occupational diseases (cancers) and workers’ compensation

Anyone employed in a firefighting role may be entitled to claim workers’ compensation to cover the treatment of specified diseases (all cancers), as long as their employment has been for a qualifying period of time. The qualifying period ranges from as little as five years for leukaemia. This claim can be made without the claimant proving a link between the cancer and their employment, as…

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PSA meeting notice: Tweed Heads area after-school meeting

PSA meeting notice: Tweed Heads area after-school meeting

The Vice President of the PSA, Chair of the Schools Departmental Committee and School Admin Manager, Wendy Hurry will be attending an after-school meeting for all SAS members. Wednesday 2 September 2020 at 4:30pm Bay Room Twin Towns Conference and Function Centre 2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads Venue details, including free parking, can be found HERE. Members that attend will also receive a Schools Recognition…

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PSA meeting notice: Ballina/Byron/Mullumbimby area after-school meeting

PSA meeting notice: Ballina/Byron/Mullumbimby area after-school meeting

The Vice President of the PSA, Chair of the Schools Departmental Committee and School Admin Manager, Wendy Hurry will be attending an after-school meeting for all SAS members. Tuesday 1 September 2020 at 4:30pm Cherry Street Sports Ballina 68 Cherry Street, Ballina Come earlier if it suits and we will have afternoon tea waiting for you Members who attend will also receive a Schools Recognition…

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