NPWS Bulletin

NPWS Bulletin

  Flight allowance for members in the Clerk classification The Future NPWS restructure lead to many of our members being reclassified from classifications under the NPWS Award (Senior Ranger, Project Officer, Technical Officer and Area Manager) to the Clerk classification. Under the NPWS Award, a number of salary allowances, including flight allowance are incorporated into salaries. For members who have been reclassified into a Clerk…

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Australian Museum JCC Bulletin

Australian Museum JCC Bulletin

The Joint Consultative Committee Meeting (JCC) was held between the PSA and management on 25 June 2020. The following information comes from that meeting. Attendees: • Adria Castellucci (PSA staff representative; Librarian Technician) • Davis Murphy (PSA Organiser) • Nick Player (PSA Industrial Officer) • Maggie Chien (Head of People and Culture) In attendance: • Helen Grigorakis (minute taker) Apologies: Tony Dibbenhall (Director, Corporate Services…

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Full employment is a policy choice Scott Morrison must make

Full employment is a policy choice Scott Morrison must make

by William Mitchell Japan is the world’s first post-neoliberal economy. It has been a prime case study in Modern Monetary Theory for three decades. Let me explain. Like developed nations across the world, Japan drank the neoliberal Kool-Aid of the 1980s. In 1991, excessive private debt caused a massive commercial property collapse. The government’s response, thankfully, did not follow the neoliberal playbook. Instead, the Japanese…

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Powerhouse Museum Saved

Powerhouse Museum Saved

No doubt you will have heard the news – the Powerhouse Museum has been saved. In the face of a sustained campaign by the PSA and community groups, the Government has been forced to backtrack on its plans to sell and shut down the Ultimo site. The Government has also committed to going ahead with a now additional Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta. While the specific…

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Powerhouse Museum Saved

Powerhouse Museum Saved

Many members will have heard the news – the Powerhouse Museum has been saved.  In the face of a sustained campaign by the PSA and community groups, the Government has been forced to backtrack on its plans to sell and shut down the Ultimo site.  The Government has also committed to going ahead with a now additional Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.  While the specific details…

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