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Grafton open; but prisons still packed tight

Grafton open; but prisons still packed tight

The inmates may not be too thrilled to be there, but the community of Grafton is happy to have its prison back in operation. After a long campaign by the PSA, backed by the local chamber of commerce, council, and the local National Party MP, the Baird Government re-opened more than 100 beds at the correctional facility. The initial expansion of the prison saw about…

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Trustee and Guardian in retreat over closures

Trustee and Guardian in retreat over closures

The PSA has helped save three regional Trustee and Guardian offices slated for closure or a reduction in services. In a move that would have pulled services from some of the state’s most vulnerable people, the Trustee and Guardian offices in Armidale, Bathurst, Broken Hill, Lismore, Gosford, Bankstown, Penrith, Burwood, Chatswood, Hurstville, Liverpool, Wollongong, Newcastle and Miranda were slated for closure or a severe reduction…

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Unpaid wages win for ADHC staff

Unpaid wages win for ADHC staff

The PSA has won four years of unpaid overtime for ADHC staff at the Tomaree Centre. The Centre is a facility for adults with an intellectual disability at Shoal Bay, in the Port Stephens region of NSW. Staff realised they had been continually working more hours than their mandated 76-hour fortnights, yet were not paid for any excess time on the job. Regional organiser for…

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PSA secures major provisions for Home Care transfer

PSA secures major provisions for Home Care transfer

PSA secures major provisions for Home Care transfer September 2015 (PDF version) Dear members, You will have recently received correspondence from Kevin Reilly, Director, Home Care regarding the transfer to Australian Unity. As you would be aware, the PSA has taken a strong stand on your behalf to secure the best possible deal in relation to the transfer. While we were not able to secure…

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Sheriff’s Officers recruitment campaign win

Sheriff’s Officers recruitment campaign win

Sheriff's Officers recruitment campaign win September 2015 (PDF version) As you are aware, Sheriff’s Officers are responsible for the safe and efficient functioning of the courts and justice system. They maintain the security of court complexes and ensure the safety of judicial officers, legal professionals and the public in NSW courts and tribunals. Sheriff’s Officers also have law enforcement responsibilities – serving warrants, summons and…

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