HACSU and SJGA last met on Friday 29 November to negotiate your agreement. Continue reading
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HACSU and SJGA last met on Friday 29 November to negotiate your agreement. Continue reading →
At this very moment over 4 million Australians live with some form of disability and globally there over one billion. Given this, December 3 marks the 21st International Day of People with Disability, a United Nations sanctioned day which unites people around the world in celebrating the achievements and contributions of people with a disability. Continue reading →
The Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) is the peak consumer organisation in Victoria.
VMIAC receives funding from both the commonwealth and state governments to provide individual advocacy for people with a mental illness.
For some time now VMIAC’s advocacy staff have been expressing concern about the impact smoking bans are having on the consumers in in-patient units.
In-patient units for the purpose of this survey are classified as acute in-patient units, secure extended care units and community care units.
The purpose of this survey is to seek your views on the matter.
To fill in the survey click on the link below:
VMIAC would like to thank you in anticipation of completing the survey and HACSU for providing their assistance.
The Victorian Government must act decisively to properly manage the ecsalating and appalling level of violence and injury to staff as revealed today in the Auditor General’s report into occupational health and safety in Victoria’s hospitals. Continue reading →
As Christmas is approaching we would like to advise you to place your orders for Hoyts or Village movie tickets and Coles or Woolworths Gift Cards as early as possible and before 13 December to ensure delivery. Please either call HACSU direct on 03 93404100 or email your order to firstname.lastname@example.org. We wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas
One of HACSU’s EBA wins was a commitment for 43 EFT additional bed-based positions (primarily night shifts) to work towards improving safety and workload issues for in-patient services. Continue reading →
More than 200 days have passed since the Napthine Government announced the closure of Sandhurst and the contracting out of its services. Yet staff are still waiting for certainty around their future. Continue reading →
Here is where HACSU are at in negotiations with a number of NGO disability employers: Continue reading →
Last month, HACSU members received information on the HACSU Disability Critical Incident Report Line, which has been established to allow union members to report incidents of serious assault, workplace damage and report experiences of major service failure. Continue reading →
Monday 25th to Tuesday 26th August 2014 (plus optional workshops Wednesday 27 August 2014), Surfer’s Paradise.
Theme “Mental Health: Innovation | Integration | Early Intervention”, focusing on Suicide, Dementia, Depression, Personality Disorders and Trauma.
For more information please visit www.anzmh.asn.au/conference.