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53 billion arguments against privatisation says union

53 billion arguments against privatisation says union

PSA Media release: According to new figures, the NSW Government has privatised a staggering $53 billion in public services to its business mates said the Public Service Association (PSA). Critical services such as the Land Titles Registry and public disability services are among the areas that have gone under the hammer. "The Premier says that the proceeds of the sale of these public services and…

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Haste and poor care plans under NDIS a ticking social time bomb says union

Haste and poor care plans under NDIS a ticking social time bomb says union

PSA Media release: Critical care plans under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are poor and in such disarray, a peak body, National Disability Services have felt the need to release a report titled “How to get the NDIS on track,” says the Public Service Association (PSA). “This report and the reasons behind its release goes to the heart of the PSA’s concern in NSW…

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Experts back union concerns over NSW Government wiping its hands of disability services

Experts back union concerns over NSW Government wiping its hands of disability services

PSA Media release: The Public Service Association (PSA) has attacked the NSW Government for scrapping public disability services, throwing the care of people with disability into free fall. The union’s long held position was today backed by concerns of the NSW Mental Health Commission that there will only be funding for approximately a quarter of existing mental health services under the NDIS. This follows last…

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PSA slams heartless NSW Government for wiping its hands of disability services

PSA slams heartless NSW Government for wiping its hands of disability services

PSA media release The Public Service Association has attacked the NSW Government for scrapping public disability services on the same day a billion dollar NDIS cost blow out has been revealed. “This is the worst possible time for the NSW Government to be washing its hands of public disability services,” said PSA General Secretary, Stewart Little. “It’s the disaster this union has been warning about…

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457 visa changes must stop job rorts after privatisation - union

457 visa changes must stop job rorts after privatisation - union

PSA media release: The Turnbull Government’s changes to 457 Visas must stop the NSW Government contracting out vital public services then replacing full time local jobs with “temporary” overseas workers said the Public Service Association (PSA). The union which called for an inquiry into the matter back in November 2016 said the NSW Government used 457 ‘temporary’ visas to fill 32 full time “onshore” jobs…

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