Victoria’s Code Brown declaration
Jan24

Victoria’s Code Brown declaration

Members will have undoubtedly seen the reports about the Victorian Government declaring a “Code Brown.  The Union has actively been in discussions and briefings with the Department of Health regarding the “Code Brown” declaration. We expressed concerns and strong reservations about the potential impacts and implications for members as the declaration may involve recalls from leave and deferment of leave. As members can...

Read More
What a year 2021 was
Dec22

What a year 2021 was

2021 was another difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, with closed state borders and lock downs. We know it’s been a difficult year for many members too. Throughout the year the Union had to enforce our agreements with employers who thought the pandemic meant that your rights at work were somehow suspended. The Union had to regularly push back against a range of efforts to make changes that were clearly not related to...

Read More

16 Days of Activism 2021

25 November marks the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, a global initiative designed to galvanise individuals, communities and organisations to address gender inequalities, gender-based violence and take action to prevent violence before it starts. Stopping violence against women means believing survivors; adopting comprehensive and inclusive approaches that tackle the causes of violence; transform harmful...

Read More
Going home on time is important
Nov23

Going home on time is important

Whether you work in community, private or public healthcare, going home on time is important. Doing unpaid work does very real harm. There are numerous research reports about the very negative impact of doing long hours without taking breaks and the stress of huge workloads. It can lead to mental health issues and real physical impacts including things like heart attacks and strokes. Not only does unpaid work have a very real and...

Read More
Go Home On Time Day 2021
Nov17

Go Home On Time Day 2021

It’s Go Home On Time Day! Doing unpaid work means you’re missing out on spending time with your friends and family; and doing what you love to do. Make sure you go home on time today. You can find out more about Go Home On Time Day here. Here’s your pass to going home on...

Read More
Organiser / Industrial Officer
Nov16

Organiser / Industrial Officer

The Medical Scientists Association of Victoria is an autonomous component association of Health Services Union – Victoria No 4 Branch. The MSAV represents a range of science qualified health professionals in the public and private health sectors in Victoria. The MSAV is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic all-rounder to work as part of a small, progressive team. Our team perform a wide range of duties incorporating all facets of...

Read More