Notice for the AHP Annual General Meeting
Nov10

Notice for the AHP Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting for the AHP is being held on 24 November at 6pm at the AHP office. Here are the details for the Annual General Meeting: Date: 24 November Time: 6pm Venue: AHP office – level 1, 62 Lygon St, Carlton South Members can access the meeting agenda here and the audited financial report here. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the AHP on (03) 9623 9624 or at...

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Albanese Government introduces changes to IR system
Nov07

Albanese Government introduces changes to IR system

Last week the Albanese Government introduced their industrial relations legislation to put an end to 9 years of attacks on workers’ rights and conditions by the Liberal National government. The new legislation called the “Secure Jobs, Better Pay” Bill is the first major piece of industrial relations reform and represents the first tranche of legislation which the government has committed to. The Albanese Government has indicated...

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New Leadership for the Union
Oct28

New Leadership for the Union

This week we held the Annual General Meetings for the Medical Scientists Association of Victoria and the Health Services Union Victoria #4 Branch. During the Annual General Meeting for the Medical Scientists Association of Victoria, elections for office-bearers were held. I want to thank members for their support in electing me the new Secretary for the Union. It’s an honour to have your support. I also want to take this opportunity...

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Union responds to State Health Workforce Strategy
Oct25

Union responds to State Health Workforce Strategy

Members may know that the Victorian Government is working on the development of a Health Workforce Strategy. The Union has been very involved in these discussions, attending meetings and actively advocating on behalf of members. Recently, the Union was invited to provide a written submission on the Health Workforce Strategy. I want to thank Matt Hammond for putting together our submission. We raised our many concerns as to the current...

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Post-Election Report – HSU E2022/34

Scheduled quadrennial elections for HSU Branch Officers, Branch Committee of Management, Branch Delegates to National Council, and National Officers were held in 2022 by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) The HSU received a post-election report from the AEC on 4 October 2022. The report does not contain any details of any Rule of the HSU that the AEC found difficult to interpret or apply in relation to the conduct of the...

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Important steps to tackle workplace gendered violence
Oct04

Important steps to tackle workplace gendered violence

The Union has been keeping an eye on the federal Parliament where this week the Albanese Government introduced legislation to implement recommendations from the Respect@Work report prepared by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins. The legislation seeks to implement a further seven Respect@Work recommendations, including a positive duty for employers to prevent workplace sex discrimination, harassment and victimisation –...

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