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Media Release: Govt cuts risk making Art Gallery of NSW, Australian Museum “empty and expensive mausoleums

Media Release: Govt cuts risk making Art Gallery of NSW, Australian Museum “empty and expensive mausoleums" 13/04/2021

Govt cuts risk making Art Gallery of NSW, Australian Museum “empty and expensive mausoleums" The NSW Government's plan to slash more than $37 million in funding from the state's cultural institutions will see huge staff cuts, cripple their ability to deliver world class exhibitions, and leave them empty, the union is warning. The planned budget cuts come as the the Art Gallery of NSW prepares…

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Media Release: Win for NSW parents, as union secures universal parental leave 07/04/2021

Media Release: Win for NSW parents, as union secures universal parental leave 07/04/2021

Win for NSW parents, as union secures universal parental leave All new parents working in the NSW public sector will have the potential to access up to 14 weeks paid parental leave, following a decade-long campaign by the Public Service Association. From 1 July 2021, NSW public sector employees who are primary carers will be able to access 14 weeks paid parental leave in the…

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Media Release: TAFE NSW workers rally in Sydney over 700 job cuts and Scone campus sale 01/04/2021

Media Release: TAFE NSW workers rally in Sydney over 700 job cuts and Scone campus sale 01/04/2021

TAFE NSW workers rally in Sydney over 700 job cuts and Scone campus sale TAFE NSW workers are rallying in Sydney over the loss of 678 frontline jobs and the sale of the Scone campus, with the union warning south-west Sydney's youth unemployment is set to get worse as vital student services get cut. More than 302 jobs are set to go from Sydney campuses,…

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Media Release: Berejiklian govt cuts 20% of welfare oversight staff, leaving children in hands of costly, private providers 28/03/2021

Media Release: Berejiklian govt cuts 20% of welfare oversight staff, leaving children in hands of costly, private providers 28/03/2021

Berejiklian govt cuts 20% of welfare oversight staff, leaving children in hands of costly, private providers Sweeping job cuts to NSW's welfare services will leave vulnerable children more exposed and the state reliant on costly private companies to provide core services, such as child protection and housing, the union is warning. Job cuts to the Department of Communities and Justice will see 175 jobs go…

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Media Release: NSW budget cuts force ICAC to beg for funding every year 25/03/2021

Media Release: NSW budget cuts force ICAC to beg for funding every year 25/03/2021

PSA: NSW budget cuts force ICAC to beg for funding every year Independent funding for ICAC is needed now, says the Public Service Association, so the corruption watchdog can focus on its investigations rather than trying find annual budget savings. "Every year budgetary pressure sees ICAC forced to go cap in hand to the Premier for supplementary funding," said PSA general secretary Stewart Little. "In…

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