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December, 2023

ESTA MEMBERS – Your Right to take part in Protected Industrial Action + FAQs

19 December, 2023

The VAU and other unions have formally notified ESTA of our intention to take protected industrial actions. The actions have been notified to commence at 0600 on Monday 18 December 2023 and are indefinite. The Unions encourage maximum participation for maximum impact.

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February, 2024

AV Casual Overtime Update

20 February, 2024

The VAU have recorded the details of everyone who has come forward and will be liaising with AV to ensure that the audit is completed within the promised timeframe, and that each member’s claim is assessed.

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January, 2024

Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Bargaining Update – January 2024

25 January, 2024

On 20/12/23, AV presented an offer of settlement. It is the view of the VAU bargaining team that the current offer does not come close to creating a workplace that retains its experienced staff.

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December, 2023

AV EBA Settlement offer put forward by AV and Government

20 December, 2023

Today Ambulance Victoria put forward an offer of settlement to the union as part of the current enterprise bargaining negotiations. The VAU is currently reviewing the offer in good faith and will provide more information to members in due course.

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December, 2023

AV agrees to settle Casual Overtime Case

20 December, 2023

In a significant victory for VAU members, Ambulance Victoria has finally agreed to resolve the VAU’s long-running dispute over the payment of overtime entitlements for casuals.

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December, 2023

4 Aussie Heroes

19 December, 2023

Working for veterans and health professionals, plus the study of relevant and credible research and other papers and reports, a gap in the rehabilitation process.

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December, 2023

Emergency Services Foundation

19 December, 2023

The Emergency Service Foundation (ESF) supports the emergency management sector to prevent the incidence and impact of mental injury for the 139,000 volunteers and paid staff who serve us.

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December, 2023

ESTA Members Vote YES to Industrial Action – UPDATE!

14 December, 2023

The Unions received the results of the Protected Action Ballot conducted for ESTA employees in support of their application to take Industrial Action, with 75% of eligible members voting yes in this highly important ballot. The voting results show the extent of the engagement shown by members.

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December, 2023

RFDS OH&S Negotiations – Meeting with Worksafe

13 December, 2023

The VAU met with RFDS last week to continue to negotiate an agreed outcome regarding OH&S. They advised that, after their input and clarification, they believe that the parties should be successful in negotiating the last aspects of the structure.