02 March, 2023
Following on from members voting emphatically to take part in industrial action the VAU has formally notified St John Ambulance of our intention to take protected industrial actions. The actions have been notified to commence from 6 March 2023 and are indefinite. Those actions are:
28 February, 2023
The VAU have continued to advocate for Ambulance Victoria to adopt a fair, reasonable and consistent approach to recognising salary classification progression. Read on for more details.
23 February, 2023
The VAU has received the results of the Protected Action Ballot conducted for St John employees in support of their application to take Industrial Action. There were 13 actions listed in the ballot and members voted YES to all of them.
15 February, 2023
On Tuesday 14 February, the VAU met with representatives from Ambulance Victoria to continue negotiations on a new EBA to replace the current one which expires on 31 January 2024. Read on for the latest update:
20 January, 2023
The Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated has had success at the Fair Work Commission (FWC) with two recent Agreement disputes. Two of our members are to be commended on their resilience, determination, and professionalism with bringing their matters forward.
13 January, 2023
Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated has been collecting suggestions from members for inclusion in our log of claims to bargain for a new EBA. This post is intended to answer some of the common questions that have come up.
17 March, 2023
The VAU is currently investigating instances where MICA paramedics have not been paid their TRP when working away from their home branch.
01 March, 2023
Negotiations are being facilitated using an interest based bargaining approach. This process tries to address what the issues are, then all parties try and mutually agree on solutions.
01 March, 2023
FAQs regarding registration with AHPRA and coverage of the VAU’s Professional Indemnity Insurance for its members in NEPT
08 February, 2023
On Tuesday 8 February the VAU met with representatives from Ambulance Victoria to begin negotiations on a new EBA. These meetings are likely to occur twice each week for the duration of 2023 until an agreement is reached.
01 February, 2023
The VAU received over 700 submissions from members, which have been collated and presented to the VAU State Council, who have endorsed the log of claims. The VAU have now served the finalised log of claims on AV and the Victorian Government.