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Getting social

Unfortunately, we’re seeing significant increases in members contacting the union to solve disputes that have arisen from social media posts. It’s important to remember that everything you post on social media can easily be made public, even if you think you’re posting it to a secure or private space like a closed group. Continue reading

State Recruitment Committee

As you may recall, we called for a review into state recruitment processes late last year, following a high volume of enquiries from members. A working party was formed, made up of United Voice paramedic and EMD representatives. Continue reading

Penalty rates bring out Labour Day crowds

This year’s Labour Day celebrations were a huge success, as the looming threat to penalty rates encouraged large turnouts at Labour Day events across Queensland. The turn-out of all ambulance officers in Cairns was particularly encouraging, while Brisbane PTOs put in a strong showing for the state’s biggest march.

National Registration Launch of AHPRA webpage

AHPRA have advised of the launch of the AHPRA webpage: Regulation of paramedics under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme. You can view it here. Continue reading