Don’t take the low road Barry – no railroading of public services

Don’t take the low road Barry – no railroading of public services

On the surface, the O’Farrell Government’s attacks on the public sector might appear to be an endless series of random moves driven by political ideology.

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Public Works to pick up after St Hilliers collapse

Public Works to pick up after St Hilliers collapse

The decision by the NSW Government to call in Public Works to save regional housing projects put at risk by the collapse of St Hilliers Construction will help save jobs in several regional centres, including Orange and Newcastle, the Public Service Association today. The PSA welcomes the NSW Government’s decision yesterday to award public housing construction contracts to Public Works after St Hilliers went into…

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Government shouldn’t play politics with state’s parks

Government shouldn’t play politics with state’s parks

The NSW Public Service Association has condemned the announcement of the State government’s deal to expand shooting in national parks in return for Shooters Party support for the sale of electricity assets. The union is concerned the explosion in shooting in 70 of the state's 799 national parks and conservation areas will create additional risks and burdens for park rangers. "The State government has once…

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National Park rangers reject recreational hunting in parks

National Park rangers reject recreational hunting in parks

The NSW Public Service Association, which represents park rangers, has directed its members not to assist with any activity involved with establishing recreational hunting in national parks in NSW Members will also be asked to withhold information and their expert advice from Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker and other members of the NSW Coalition Government. General Secretary John Cahill said the good work and…

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Crown Land cutbacks jeopardise land management, native title claims

Crown Land cutbacks jeopardise land management, native title claims

Cuts to the budget for managing crown lands in NSW will jeopardise the processing of Aboriginal land claims and hit business owners seeking to lease crown land, the NSW Public Service Association (PSA) said today. Employees at the office of Crown Lands, within the Department of Primary Industries, were told this week they must find savings of $13 million over four years, said Steve Turner,…

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