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APA (NSW) Member Update – Death & Disability 


APA (NSW) Member Update

Death & Disability  

Wednesday 18 January 2017 

 

Dear Member,

APA (NSW) has been in continuous discussions with the Premier’s and Health Minister’s Offices with respect to D&D and IP schemes, as well as injury management and injury prevention strategies for NSW Paramedics. 

The Premier and Minister’s advisors have recently informed us that they are in the process of finalising insurance scheme proposals in the alternative to the current inadequate protections afforded. It is their intention to put forward these proposals to NSW Paramedic via a vote at the end of January. 

We will continue our discussions with the Premier and Health Minister and provide you with more information once the proposals are finalised. 

Regards,

APA (NSW) Executive

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