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Posted 28 Feb '17

APA (NSW) Member Update – Meeting with Treasurer


APA (NSW) Member Update

Meeting with Treasury
Wednesday 22 February 2017

Dear Member,

Yesterday our President Steve Pearce and Secretary Gary Wilson met with the Treasurer’s office to discuss our ongoing concerns with the government’s D&D offer and chronic under funding issues. 

We explained how front-line Paramedics are affected by:

We also raised with the Treasurer’s office some of the issues that have become apparent with the existing and proposed IP schemes. In addition to outstanding details required for an informed vote, these issues mean that long serving staff that have worked diligently and have an exemplary sick leave record receive no benefit from the entitlements that they have accumulated and that some Paramedics may have to contribute significant amounts of their own money to a scheme that they will never receive any benefit from. 

The APA (NSW) continues to fight for a fair D&D and we will continue to lobby ministers and keep you up to date on any developments. 

Regards,

APA (NSW) Executive

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