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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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Major Review of Youth Justice NSW - ABC News 30/10/2019

Major Review of Youth Justice NSW - ABC News 30/10/2019

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Youth justice system gets major overhaul after Frank Baxter riots - ABC News 29/10/2019

Youth justice system gets major overhaul after Frank Baxter riots - ABC News 29/10/2019

A major overhaul of all New South Wales juvenile correction facilities is underway, with an independent review into a riot at a Central Coast facility exposing systemic failures and consistent violence. The general secretary of the Public Services Association, Stewart Little, said they had been calling on the Government to implement these changes for years. "We were talking to the Government about this three years…

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New high-risk units for youth detention facilities following 21-hour riot - SMH 29/10/2019

New high-risk units for youth detention facilities following 21-hour riot - SMH 29/10/2019

Dedicated high-risk offender units will be established at the two largest youth justice facilities in response to the 21-hour riot at the Frank Baxter detention centre earlier this year. Public Service Association general secretary Stewart Little welcomed the reforms as "long overdue". "We will be watching to see that the government properly implements all 63 recommendations, 14 of which were directly recommended by the PSA,"…

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