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Posted 7 Mar '17

APA (NSW) Member Update – International Women’s Day


APA (NSW) Member Update

International Women’s Day 

Wednesday 7 March 2017

Dear Member,

Happy International Women’s Day!

We want to use this day to take the time to appreciate our dedicated female paramedics and paramedic support staff and also to bring awareness to issues our female members face in NSWA. Over the years, APA (NSW) has addressed a number of issues on behalf or our female members and have striven to achieve a more inclusive workplace. Some of the issues we have tackled include:

APA (NSW) is committed to ensuring our female paramedics are treated fairly and equally in the workplace. We invite our members to make us aware of any other issues that is having a significant impact on our female members and as always, we encourage you to contact us for assistance.

We also take this opportunity to call on our female members to become APA (NSW) delegates in order to advocate for the workplace rights and entitlements of you and your colleagues.

Recently, our member and long term delegate, Liu Bianchi, graciously allowed us to interview her in honour of International Women’s Day. Liu has spoken to us about what it is like to be an APA (NSW) delegate and female paramedic. We encourage you to read her interview and determine whether being a delegate is the right fit for you. If so, please get in touch with the APA (NSW) office on (02) 9564 3261.

Regards,

APA (NSW) Executive

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