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National Parks Cuts: Troy Wright on ABC Radio Sydney 13/11/19

National Parks Cuts: Troy Wright on ABC Radio Sydney 13/11/19

PSA ACTING GENERAL SECRETARY TROY WRIGHT ON ABC RADIO SYDNEY THIS MORNING Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck discuss with Troy the budget and job cuts at the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service after some comments yesterday from The Nationals re hazard reduction and back burning in our National Parks. LISTEN TO FROM 1:21 https://www.abc.net.au/…/progr…/breakfast/breakfast/11679804    

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Factcheck: Is there really a green conspiracy to stop bushfire hazard reduction? - The Guardian 12/11/19

Factcheck: Is there really a green conspiracy to stop bushfire hazard reduction? - The Guardian 12/11/19

Firefighters are trying to contain dozens of fires across two states, but a familiar blame game has already begun What about cuts to staff? The Public Service Association has also attacked the NSW government for what it said was a “35% cut to fire-trained positions” in national parks. Its acting general secretary, Troy Wright, said on Tuesday: “It is the Nationals who hold the purse string.…

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Offenders who bite frontline emergency workers to be subject to immediate blood tests - 9 News 06/11/2019

Offenders who bite frontline emergency workers to be subject to immediate blood tests - 9 News 06/11/2019

People who bite, spit or expose police and other frontline emergency workers to the risk of contracting a disease will be forced to undergo a blood test as part of tough new laws. The new scheme will give New South Wales authorities powers to test a person for communicable diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C almost immediately. Previously, emergency workers exposed to…

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Mandatory Blood Tests - Daily Telegraph 06/11/2019

Mandatory Blood Tests - Daily Telegraph 06/11/2019

New laws will be introduced forcing anyone who bites, scratches or spits on frontline workers to undergo a mandatory blood test, enabling them to immediately learn if they have been exposed to a bloodborne virus. The Berejiklian government will introduce the legislation in February in a move to lessen anxiety for affected workers who currently have to wait up to six months to be cleared…

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Mandatory blood testing for people who attack emergency service workers - 7 News 06/11/2019

Mandatory blood testing for people who attack emergency service workers - 7 News 06/11/2019

People who bite emergency or other frontline workers in NSW will soon be forced to undergo blood testing. The new law aims to ease the agonising wait faced by some first responders left wondering if they've been infected with hepatitis or HIV. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1194577590745612 More: 7news.link/zFSb7P

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