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2 12, 2020

CLEAN UP AV!

By |2020-12-11T10:47:08+11:00December 2nd, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 042 December 02, 2020 CLEAN UP AV! The Clean Up AV Campaign aims to deal with bullying and sexual harassment, discrimination, cronyism and low staff morale. We want to ensure that interpersonal claims at AV are investigated quickly, using an external investigator that is agreed by the parties, that [...]

17 11, 2020

BULLYING RESOURCES

By |2020-12-11T10:44:46+11:00November 17th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 041 November 17, 2020 BULLYING RESOURCES The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is conducting an investigation into Bullying, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination and there is an investigation into Bullying by WorkSafe. Members may also have access to claims in other jurisdictions such as IBAC or the Fair [...]

16 11, 2020

AV’S GRADUATE RECRUITMENT LEAVES CANDIDATES IN LIMBO

By |2020-12-11T10:39:37+11:00November 16th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 040 November 16, 2020 AV’S GRADUATE RECRUITMENT LEAVES CANDIDATES IN LIMBO Recently AV has been contacted by a number of individuals who are undergoing AV’s Graduate Recruitment process. We have heard distressing stories of months and years of waiting for responses and of some people just giving up and [...]

15 11, 2020

BULLYING AND HARASSMENT SURVEY

By |2020-12-11T10:32:18+11:00November 15th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 039 November 15, 2020 BULLYING AND HARASSMENT SURVEY Ambulance Victoria has engaged the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) to investigate allegations of sex discrimination and bullying within AV. We are surveying all staff at Ambulance Victoria to support our submission to change the investigation process at [...]

13 11, 2020

AV HANDLING OF COMPLAINTS

By |2020-12-11T10:24:50+11:00November 13th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 038 November 13, 2020 AV HANDLING OF COMPLAINTS The Ambulance Employees Australia – Victoria (AEAV) have requested information and statistics regarding the Ambulance Victoria Professional Conduct Unit (PCU) and their handling of bullying and harassment matters. A copy of our correspondence is below, and we will be following up [...]

12 11, 2020

RISKS OF INTRANASAL KETAMINE

By |2020-12-11T10:10:28+11:00November 12th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 037 November 12, 2020 RISKS OF INTRANASAL KETAMINE Ambulance Victoria have recently introduced the use of Intranasal Ketamine as an avenue for pain management, and as a replacement for Intranasal Fentanyl. In 2019, approximately 60 paramedics in East Gippsland experienced Ambulance Victoria's botched investigation into Ketamine exposure. The mishandling of [...]

11 11, 2020

RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

By |2020-12-11T09:56:55+11:00November 11th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 036 November 11, 2020 RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN The AEAV is a part of the United Workers Union, with 150,000 members across the country. Our union has a long and proud history of working in solidarity with First Nations Communities, and we are coming together to stand for justice and [...]

19 02, 2020

RURAL SPARES TO REMAIN UNPROTECTED?

By |2020-02-19T16:16:28+11:00February 19th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 034 February 19, 2020 RURAL SPARES TO REMAIN UNPROTECTED? AV has presented their draft clause regarding the RSRP model as part of the EB negotiations. To date AEAV has in good faith supported the claim made by VAU to make some amendments to the RSRP model. This is despite [...]

18 02, 2020

DRUG TESTING ROUND 2?!

By |2020-02-19T16:17:43+11:00February 18th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 033 February 18, 2020 DRUG TESTING ROUND 2?! Members have alerted the AEAV that Ambulance Victoria is conducting hair testing in the East Gippsland region again. In March 2019, paramedics in Bairnsdale were subjected to barbaric hair testing during a probe for missing drugs. These paramedics were left with [...]

29 01, 2020

AV SPECIAL LEAVE UPDATE

By |2020-02-19T16:19:34+11:00January 29th, 2020|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 032 January 29, 2020 AV SPECIAL LEAVE UPDATE Ambulance Victoria‘s Acting Executive Director of Clinical Operations, Terry Marshall, has confirmed that the AV Executive discussed the provision of support to staff who were affected by the recent bushfire crisis. In discussions with AEAV, Terry Marshall has stated that an [...]