Summit confirms IR system broken 
Sep20

Summit confirms IR system broken 

The national Jobs and Skills Summit concluded that Australia’s industrial relations system is broken.  Don’t take my word for it. It was something that unions and employers alike agreed on.   As a Union we’re painfully aware of the hurdles in the system for workers.  Most employers and unions can just get on with bargaining and should be able to do this without rules restricting how and what they talk about. One of...

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VPA Professional Development 2022
Aug24

VPA Professional Development 2022

Toward a greater understanding of autism and mental health: Highlighting differences and signposting risk You’re invited The Victorian Psychologists Association (VPA) is pleased to invite you to our Professional Development event for 2022 – on Friday 7 October 2022. The Mental Health and Adult Autism Project (MHAAP) is an initiative that started at Monash Health in March 2021 to improve understanding of mental health needs for...

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Win for Psychologists
Jul11

Win for Psychologists

The Victorian Psychologists Association is very proud to inform members that the new Public Sector Enterprise Agreement will include 397 new positions for psychologists. This is a significant outcome for the Union. Here’s the breakdown of the new positions: 344 Psychology Registrars33 Psychology Educators20 Psychology Directors Plus, this week, the Department of Health agreed to our claim for Northern Health and Western Health to...

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week
Jul08

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

We’re celebrating NAIDOC Week this week which is celebrated from 3 to 10 July. This year’s theme is ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’. It encourages all of us to champion change and to educate ourselves about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and culture, while celebrating those who have driven and led change in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities over generations. NAIDOC Week is an...

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Victoria’s health system and workforce under enormous pressure
Jul04

Victoria’s health system and workforce under enormous pressure

An unspoken issue facing Victoria’s healthcare system is the continued strain its under because of the impact of a larger than usual surge in people presenting with colds and flus, the colder months having arrived alongside the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The entire sector is under enormous pressure. Workload/understaffing pressures are severely impacting private health, pathology, aged care and disability in exactly the same way...

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Notice of 2022 HSU Victoria #4 Branch Elections
Jun30

Notice of 2022 HSU Victoria #4 Branch Elections

Nominations are hereby called for the following positions: Branch President (1) – Branch Senior Vice President (1) – Branch Junior Vice President (1) – Branch Secretary (1) – Branch Assistant Secretary (1) – Branch Trustee (2) – Ordinary Member of Branch Committee of Management (6) – Branch Delegates to National Council (3) Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered...

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