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Thousands of NSW public servants data at risk by Gov's offshoring

Thousands of NSW public servants data at risk by Gov's offshoring

The private data of thousands of NSW's public servants could be exposed by the state government, as it pushes on with its unpopular offshoring efforts.

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‘ChildStory’ a horror story for child protection system

‘ChildStory’ a horror story for child protection system

PSA Media release A new Community Services case management and records system, ‘ChildStory’, has placed children at risk of harm over Christmas, the union for child-protection caseworkers has warned. The Public Service Association (PSA) has warned Community Services and Minister Pru Goward repeatedly that the new system was not ready for roll-out before its introduction in December. Since its introduction, the PSA has been inundated…

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Fears Regional Communities will lose Local Police jobs

Fears Regional Communities will lose Local Police jobs

PSA Media release The Public Service Association (PSA) holds grave fears many regional areas will be stripped of local police staff under a restructure of NSW Police. “We are extremely concerned about the loss of critical civilian support staff who ensure police are properly equipped to be able to undertake the full range of their duties on behalf of their local communities,” said PSA General…

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Union welcomes inquiry into scandal ridden Parklea private prison

Union welcomes inquiry into scandal ridden Parklea private prison

PSA Media release The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed today’s announcement of a Parliamentary Inquiry into the scandal ridden Parklea private prison. The union has been calling for an inquiry into Parklea for sometime and this week backed a push by Opposition Leader Luke Foley for Parliament to formally investigate the prison’s operations. The inquiry announcement follows reports of further damning incidents including allegations…

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Jail should not be the last resort for people with disability

Jail should not be the last resort for people with disability

PSA media release The incarceration of a 20-year-old Victorian man with autism and an intellectual disability who fell through the cracks of the NDIS serves a reminder there needs to be a government-run safety net for some of the state’s most vulnerable people, says the Public Service Association of NSW (PSA). “We have warned that without a properly funded, government-run safety net, some people with…

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