21 December, 2020
This culminated in a statewide CAD outage on Thursday 17 December 2020 where all dispatchers and call-takers had to change to manual dispatching.
18 December, 2020
The members involved had all raised safety concerns for many years about the lack of appropriate Clinician numbers and their inability to respond to crew requests including consultations and clinical advice, liaise with hospitals and hospital notifications.
18 December, 2020
Last week the Victorian Ambulance Union Incorporated (VAU) met with VEOHRC to discuss the recent release of the terms of reference for VEOHRC’s Independent Review. Members can view the terms of reference here.
17 December, 2020
Last week the VAU met with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission to discuss the recent release of the terms of reference for its Independent Review into discriminatory conduct within AV and other matters arising from the review.
08 December, 2020
On 2 December 2020 the VAU formally rejected RFDS’s current proposal and instead put forward our own proposed agreement. You can look at our proposed agreement in the resources section. VAU/ANMF proposed agreement.
24 November, 2020
The VAU will be a bargaining representative for these negotiations and we will need members to confirm this appointment in writing.
20 November, 2020
The VAU wants members to reach out and ask for help if they need it. This may mean accessing any of the services or groups below, speaking to your family and friends or calling the VAU for referral to the appropriate experts and resources.
11 November, 2020
It is vitally important that the issue of workplace bullying and the systems of work that enable this behaviour to be perpetrated is thoroughly examined in detail.
09 November, 2020
For the first time, under the Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2020, members will have access to the following Cultural and Ceremonial Leave provisions: