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January, 2022

REMINDER – NPT EBA – Log of Claims Survey Closing 2 February

30 January, 2022

It is important to have your say in the extended format of the survey prior to the VAU collating the data and drafting the LOC. We encourage you to provide your feedback by clicking the button...

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January, 2022

Worker Well-being Program – Free meals for NEPT road staff

24 January, 2022

The VAU is pleased to announce that, after considerable lobbying, as of December 2021, there will be free meals for NEPT staff.

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January, 2022

Ambulance Victoria – EBA 2020 Wages and Allowances

19 January, 2022

Members working at Ambulance Victoria are reminded of upcoming increases to your wages and allowances under the AV Enterprise Agreement 2020. This bulletin sets out in detail the improvements to your wages and allowances that will be delivered from 1 February 2022.

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19
January, 2022

AV – Special Leave

19 January, 2022

Recently, the Department of Health updated their guidance on the provision of special leave to health workers in Victoria. This applies to Ambulance Victoria employees, but private employers are encouraged to follow the same advice.

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December, 2021

VAU members at RFDS ‘on-call’ dispute – Positive Outcome

22 December, 2021

The VAU are pleased to advise members that the RFDS rosters team have since retracted the survey and apologised for their error.

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December, 2021

Refuse to work unreasonable overtime – A positive step

16 December, 2021

Yesterday the VAU was contacted by the new Chief Operations Officer Libby Murphy who advised that the Ambulance Victoria (AV) would implement a new process to assist members in getting off shift on time. AV have advised the following:

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15
December, 2021

Payment for fit-testing – RFDS members

15 December, 2021

If you were one of those people who had your fit-testing conducted during your own time, we wish to advise that you are entitled to be paid (as overtime).

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07
December, 2021

Have your say – NPT – EBA

07 December, 2021

We invite you to complete an EBA survey. You can also share this link with non-members. The EBA survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. To complete the survey please follow the link in the Bulletin email.

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December, 2021

Patient Transport Ambulance – Pandemic Meal Access

02 December, 2021

The VAU can announce that patient transport members will have access to free meals at selected hospitals in Metro and Rural areas. This is part of a wellbeing initiative funded by Government.