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APA (NSW) Member Update – IRC & Media Update

APA (NSW) Member Update
IRC & Media Update

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Dear Member,

IRC

APA (NSW) was back at the IRC today to further conciliate paramedics decorating NSW Ambulance vehicles. The IRC did not make a recommendation or direction on the matter, instead facilitated meetings with industrial bodies and the NSWA Chief Executive Dominic Morgan to occur this week.

There will be further conciliation at the IRC next week.

Media

APA (NSW) has been increasing its media presence over the past year to ensure that the community is aware of the concerns of paramedics in NSW. Currently there are APA (NSW) delegates across the state supporting members and advocating for them. APA (NSW) would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them on this.

Below are links to 2 articles where courageous APA (NSW) delegates have spoken our about their experiences.

http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4175187/ambos-rosters-a-risk-to-lives/?cs=11

http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/paramedics-in-need-of-support-instead-facebullying-in-nsw-ambulance-service-20160919-grjb0j.html

Regards,

APA (NSW) Executive

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