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POVB - Critical incident

POVB - Critical incident

Members would be aware a critical incident took place on a hospital escort at Lismore.

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POVB Bulletin Tuesday 12 March 2019

POVB Bulletin Tuesday 12 March 2019

The POVB Executive would like to thank every member that supported the Statewide Industrial Action in support of Goulburn CC & HRMCC members. We would also like to express the same gratitude to every POVB member from the Goulburn members; your support was quite overwhelming and humbling to them and us.

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POVB - IRC Orders - 8 March 2019

POVB - IRC Orders - 8 March 2019

POVB - IRC Orders - 8 March 2019 (pdf version) IRC Orders (pdf version) On Thursday 28 February 2019 Acting Judge Stuart Graham issued a decision quashing the conviction against Bassam Hamzy in August 2017 for an assault on a prison officer within the Goulburn Correctional Complex.  Subsequently, the Department have also given a direction that officers may not impose behaviour management plans against inmates…

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Re:  Interim Report on the POVB State Executive Election

Re: Interim Report on the POVB State Executive Election

Interim Report on the POVB State Executive Election Nominations for the POVB State Executive closed on 28 February 2019. The results are as follows: Chair – Nicole Jess (elected unopposed) Vice Chair – Jason Charlton (elected unopposed) Country Vice Chair (2 positions) – nominations were received from: Darren King Natalie Howes Gavin Hughes A ballot is required. Secretary – Raylene Thompson (elected unopposed) Assistant Secretary…

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Staff Assaults

Staff Assaults

POVB - Staff Assaults - March 2019 (pdf version) Members would be aware there was recently a ruling from the District Court of Appeal in regards to an assault on a staff member at Goulburn HRMU by a well-known violent inmate. The ruling was in favour of the assailant and has set a very dangerous precedent in regards to inmate management plans and regression in…

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