2 05, 2023

ARU Recruitment Process

By |2023-07-17T15:53:46+10:00May 2nd, 2023|AV, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The VAU has received a large volume of complaints about Ambulance Victoria’s recent recruitment processes for the ALS Ambulance Response Unit (ARU). This has been a protracted and poorly executed process leading to extreme frustration, anger, and disappointment amongst members who have applied for these positions. On 1 April 2023, the VAU was informed [...]

26 04, 2023

Thank You South Australia

By |2023-04-26T16:01:34+10:00April 26th, 2023|AV, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SA Ambulance Service Full Roll Out Plan On behalf of our Ambos and support staff members, we thank all of those in the SA Community who supported the Ambulance Employees Association’s (AEA) Safe Staffing campaign which was necessary to ensure the state’s ambulance service is safely resourced across Adelaide and our regions. Thank [...]

26 04, 2023

Health Service Union’s call for ‘wanding’ to detect knives after paramedic’s stabbing death

By |2023-04-26T15:54:51+10:00April 26th, 2023|AV, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Service Union’s call for ‘wanding’ to detect knives after paramedic’s stabbing death An ambulance union is pushing for the trial of metal-detecting wands so police can uncover concealed knives in the wake of the horror stabbing death of paramedic Steven Tougher. Doubling the penalties for carrying a concealed weapon, and expanding police [...]

20 01, 2023

AV Bargaining Coming Up

By |2023-01-20T15:51:45+11:00January 20th, 2023|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

Officials have been consolidating the log of claims feedback from late last year. In the coming weeks, officials will be working closely with delegates to formulate a comprehensive log of claims that speaks to and represents the interests of all Ambulance staff working for Ambulance Victoria. If members want to learn more about the [...]

10 08, 2022

SA News: AEA Brings Down Marshall Liberal Government

By |2022-08-10T11:48:08+10:00August 10th, 2022|AV, Latest News, SA Bulletin, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AEA Brings Down Marshall Liberal Government When the Marshall Liberal Government were elected in 2018, the AEA suspected it would be a challenging four years ahead. It was only a matter of weeks before the newly-elected Marshall Liberal Government reneged on their pre-election commitment to honour the recommendations of a staffing review of [...]

9 08, 2022

NT Paramedics Face On-going Fatigue and Burnout

By |2022-08-10T11:39:51+10:00August 9th, 2022|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

NT Paramedics Face On-going Fatigue and Burnout Fatigue is a significant issue for all our members across the Northern Territory. Fatigue has serious consequences for our members- Paramedics, Patient Transport, and Emergency Medical Dispatchers. Fatigue is a complex phenomenon that has effects on physical characteristics, cognition, behaviours, and physical and mental health. [...]

25 07, 2022

HSU calls for Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments to continue

By |2022-07-25T14:14:44+10:00July 25th, 2022|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 046 July 25, 2022 The Health Services Union is extremely dismayed and surprised by the Albanese Labor Government’s decision to withdraw the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments. Quotes attributable to HSU National Secretary Lloyd Williams “This decision will hurt essential and low paid health, aged care and disability workers. These [...]

13 07, 2022

Recruitment Processes – will they ever learn?

By |2022-07-13T11:52:52+10:00July 13th, 2022|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 045 July 11, 2022 In late 2021 the AEAV commenced a grievance on behalf of a member after a significantly flawed process for appointment to a seconded position. The grievance was the precursor for the admissions by Libby Murphy at the start of this year that recruitment failures had [...]

13 07, 2022

AV MOU – Surge scale back

By |2022-07-13T11:52:34+10:00July 13th, 2022|AV, Latest News|0 Comments

AV 044 July 11, 2022 After recent pressure regarding AV’s continued reliance on the surge workforce, AV and the Dept. of Health have hastily come up with a plan to reduce the impact of surge. Surge will not disappear completely, but the forward planning of surge will be reduced and [...]

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