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18 03, 2024

Paramedics in Victoria begin strike

By |2024-03-18T08:36:17+11:00March 18th, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Paramedics in Victoria are beginning industrial action this morning, March 18, 2024. This follows a breakdown in pay negotiations with the state government. Members will strike, refuse to complete certain hospital tasks and write messages on ambulances as part of the act. They’re calling for solutions to combat retention issues, unsociable shift allowances and [...]

22 01, 2024

Rural NSW to receive 125 new paramedics

By |2024-01-22T08:41:53+11:00January 22nd, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

A new cohort of 125 paramedics are beginning their six-week induction program in January, as part of the New South Wales Government’s commitment to deliver more paramedics to regional areas. The new paramedics are expected to arrive in regional, rural and remote communities by the middle of 2024. The following regional and rural locations [...]

22 01, 2024

SA using taxis to transport patients to tackle ambulance response times

By |2024-01-22T08:36:35+11:00January 22nd, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

Taxis are being used to transport those in need of medical attention in South Australia to tackle ambulance response times. An average of 36 patients a week were taken to care by taxi between January 2021 and April 2023. A statement provided to The Advertiser from the SA Ambulance Service claims taxis are not [...]

22 01, 2024

VAU threatens ‘hard industrial action’

By |2024-01-22T08:31:14+11:00January 22nd, 2024|Latest News|0 Comments

The Victorian Ambulance Union says the state's paramedics have been left with "no alternative" than to take "hard industrial action" after members overwhelmingly rejected a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement that came after almost a year of negotiations. Victorian paramedics are set to take industrial action after union members overwhelmingly rejected an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement [...]

12 12, 2023

Fair Go For Fleet!

By |2023-12-12T08:32:12+11:00December 12th, 2023|AEA-V NEPT, Latest News|0 Comments

Fleet Maintenance Officers (FMOs) in rural Victoria work tirelessly to ensure Ambulance Victoria's vehicles are prepared for emergencies 24/7. Despite facing challenging 2am callouts, FMOs dedication to saving lives remains strong. Currently negotiating with Ambulance Victoria, FMOs are advocating for fair pay aligned with other emergency service mechanics, career progression through Increments 3, 6 [...]

1 12, 2023

1,900 ambos boycott registration renewal

By |2023-12-01T11:08:08+11:00December 1st, 2023|HSU NSW, Latest News|0 Comments

Furious paramedics have written to the Premier pleading for a pay offer, as 1900 of them will be unable to administer clinical procedures in a month. “Used and let down” paramedics have written to NSW Premier Chris Minns, urging his government to honour an election promise to drastically improve pay and conditions. More than [...]

13 09, 2023

Ambulance response times improving but government says ‘long way to go’ to fix ramping

By |2023-09-13T16:50:07+10:00September 13th, 2023|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New data shows the most serious emergency call-outs are now arriving on time with 146 extra ambos on our roads – but the government admits ramping still isn’t fixed. The majority of priority one and priority two ambulance call-outs are now arriving on time, new data shows – but the government admits there is [...]

13 09, 2023

Shock new Victorian ambulance data ramps up call for action

By |2023-09-13T16:38:20+10:00September 13th, 2023|AV, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Victorian patients continue to suffer long wait times to access hospital treatment, with new data out today showing paramedics have spent more than a cumulative century waiting for patients to be admitted to hospital. Internal Ambulance Victoria documents, released under Freedom of Information, show that transport crews have spent in excess of 523,000 hours [...]

17 07, 2023

Operational Research in Health (ORH) Report highlights need for more paramedics

By |2023-07-17T16:00:15+10:00July 17th, 2023|AV, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recently we received the Operational Research in Health (ORH) Report, a crucial analysis that will play a significant role in shaping Ambulance Tasmania's growth and strategic direction over the next decade. The comprehensive work conducted by ORH involved a detailed retrospective analysis of operational activity across Tasmania, coupled with predictive modeling to forecast future [...]

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