Backward step on mental health
Dec19

Backward step on mental health

Members will have read about the Federal Government’s decision to halve the number of psychology sessions people living in Australia can access. While the Federal Government is claiming the decision is in response to ensuring that more people living in Australia can access the scheme, there remains questions as to whether this is the right time to be scaling back mental health support. Numerous studies have been done showing an...

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A Victorious Story of Solidarity – Microbiology, Monash Health
Dec12

A Victorious Story of Solidarity – Microbiology, Monash Health

Late 2018, during workload and backfill discussions with the MSAV, Monash Health made a commitment to the microbiology department of 4.5 EFT. Shortly after, it was reneged. A year long struggle ensued between the Union and Monash Health for our promised 4.5 staff! Monash Health won the Pathology tender for the Bass Coast/ South Gippsland work in October 2019. All of the microbiology work from the Bass coast/South Gippsland and...

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New IR laws, the State Election and 16 Days of Activism
Dec05

New IR laws, the State Election and 16 Days of Activism

Starting on Friday 25 November 2022, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women until 10 December, World Human Rights Day, is the 16 Days of Activism campaign. The 16 Days of Activism campaign is a call for action against the ongoing violence against women. During the 16 Days of Activism, people around the world unite to raise awareness about gender-based violence, challenge discriminatory attitudes...

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Notice for the AHP Annual General Meeting
Nov29

Notice for the AHP Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting for the AHP is being held on 6 December at 5:30pm at the AHP office. Here are the details for the Annual General Meeting: Date: 6 December Time: 5:30pm 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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New Public Sector Agreement Approved and the State Election
Nov25

New Public Sector Agreement Approved and the State Election

The new Public Sector Agreement has been approved by the Fair Work Commission! The Union is extremely happy, and relieved, that the Fair Work Commission has approved the new Agreement. This is especially the case given the amount of time and work it has taken to negotiate it and the time taken for the Agreement to go through the various steps. The new Agreement comes into full effect on Monday 28 November. From that date, the new pay...

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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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