Ambo Update

labour day 2019

This is a time to acknowledge and say thanks to members, family and friends and to show that we are stronger united and proud to be union!

So come along and enjoy a great day out.  Grab a free hat and a shirt; enjoy a feed and a drink; and have fun with the free kids’ entertainment.

 

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It pays to be union

Just a few months into the new year and United Voice industrial officers, organisers and delegates continue to kick goals representing members in a diverse array of industrial disputes and challenges.

 

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A short story

The hot topic of shorts created a lot of feedback from members when United Voice announced its intention to pursue a review of the current uniform policy.

Members agreed that staff should be given a choice of a hot weather alternative.

 

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RAMPING

Thank you to members and the community who took the time out to give us feedback via social media and emails in regards to the ramping problem being felt around many hospitals across the state.

United Voice recently asked of the state government to fund an extra 250 paramedic to ease the ramping problem.

 

 

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Pay roll processed on new platform from mid-March

As reported in bulletins in 2018, the Qld Government has undertaken a project to move QAS Pay Roll from the Lattice system to the Whole of Government Aurion platform.

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Senate Inquiry into the Mental Health of First Responders

The report from the Senate Inquiry into the Mental Health of First Responders was tabled in the Federal Parliament on the 14 February. 

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Regulating paramedicine under the National Scheme

COMMUNICATION FROM AHPRA

Did you apply for registration before 1 December 2018 but aren't yet registered?

You might need to check your email for a message from us. We are continuing to process applications as quickly as possible. However, we have received nearly 17,600 applications for registration from paramedics – this is more applications than initially anticipated.

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Riding across America for Beyond Blue

QGAir Ambulance Officer Crewman and United Voice member Allan Jefferson is on his bike for a good cause.
 

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PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION UPDATE

Registration has now become a reality and we congratulate paramedics on becoming part of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
 
AHPRA received over 17000 applications nationally and almost half have been handled.

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UNITED VOICE AMBULANCE SECTOR ACHIEVES MILESTONE

The sector has now grown to over 3000 members.

This is due largely to member commitment, collectiveness, leadership and some great industrial wins over the past year. These wins have included:

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