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18 04, 2018

Union Elections to AEA-V State Council

By | April 18th, 2018|AV State, Latest News|0 Comments

State 005 April 18, 2018 Union Elections to AEA-V State Council As of 18th April 2018, nominations have been called for positions to the AEA-V State Council for the next four years. There are in total 39 positions on the AEA-V State Council spread over 4 zones which are:   Zone 1           AV [...]

17 04, 2018

How are you travelling?

By | April 17th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 009 April 17, 2018 How are you travelling? Upcoming AEAV Mental Health Forums - Melbourne & Sale, Gippsland - The forthcoming “How are you travelling?” meetings for April to be held in Sale & Melbourne will be held on: Gippsland: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 1830 hrs at the Sale Hospital (rear [...]

16 04, 2018

REST AND RECLINE

By | April 16th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 016 April 13, 2018 REST AND RECLINE The Union is aware that members are being directed by Ambulance Victoria (AV) to work nightshifts at locations without access to proper rest and recline facilities. Access to a recliner only is not sufficient for crews to be able to have sufficient [...]

16 04, 2018

COMPLETION OF VACIS ePCR

By | April 16th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 015 April 13, 2018 COMPLETION OF VACIS ePCR The Union is aware that members are being directed by Ambulance Victoria (AV) to clear cases prior to a VACIS patient care record being properly completed. The vast majority of crews do their utmost to respond to all cases as quickly [...]

4 04, 2018

VALE – John Dempster

By | April 4th, 2018|AV State, Latest News|0 Comments

State 004 April 4, 2018 VALE John Dempster It is with deep sadness that we advise of the passing of former AEAV Member and Delegate on Sunday, 1st April 2018, after a long battle with cancer. John was a Paramedic who worked with AV Metro for many years.  He was an [...]

2 04, 2018

2018 AEA-V Parent Forum

By | April 2nd, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 014 March 28, 2018 2018 AEA-V Parent Forum The AEA-V is holding a parent forum for members to discuss issues including: Flexible Working Arrangements Part Time work AEA-V Parent Handbook Lactation facilities Childcare and Nanny services RTW and CiBOR requirements Reserve and Relieving RDP opportunities Current research discussing the [...]

2 04, 2018

Roster Reform

By | April 2nd, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 013 March 28, 2018 Roster Reform The Union has been contacted by a number of teams regarding proposed changes to rosters to facilitate the introduction of the 10 hour shift. Ambulance Victoria cannot unilaterally change any existing roster without consultation with the affected employees. Tony Walker assured the Union [...]

19 03, 2018

Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in AV

By | March 19th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 010 March 15, 2018 Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in AV Today, a year after Ambulance Victoria celebrated 30 years of women in Ambulance, pregnant Referral Service Triage Practitioners (RSTP) on safe duties are being denied the same allowances as the rest of their workmates while performing the same work. [...]

19 03, 2018

Medication Disclosure

By | March 19th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 008 March 16, 2018 Medication Disclosure The union has recently been contacted by members regarding the requirement to disclose medication which may impair function to your Team Manager as part of Ambulance Victoria’s Alcohol and other Drugs Policy. Ambulance Victoria presently has no policy or procedure regarding the confidential [...]

14 03, 2018

Rural Spares & Travel Allowance

By | March 14th, 2018|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 007 March 9, 2018 Rural Spares & Travel Allowance The Union has recently been contacted by many paramedics regarding the travel allowance and its application to rural paramedics who are rostered “Spare”. The travel allowance clause of the Agreement provides as follows: 26.22     Travelling Allowance An employee, other than [...]