This year’s Labour Day march saw the highest turnout of Ambulance Officers in years sending a clear message to Government that they’re a force to be reckoned with.
Right across Queensland, uniformed officers showed their strength in numbers by marching through the streets of the larger towns and even the smaller regions.
It’s part of an on-going campaign to secure a better pay deal and improved working conditions. Despite being consistently rated as one of the most trusted professions, Queensland Ambulance Officers are among the lowest paid in the country.
The EB2012 campaign is gaining momentum. Ambulance officers want professional recognition and professional wages they believe they deserve. It comes as union representatives prepare to meet with the Minister for Police and Community Safety this month to outline their campaign for better conditions.