News Archives December 2016

CFS - Administrative Error with Leave

The Public Service Association (PSA) has been advised by Country Fire Service (CFS) management that following a review of employees' leave provisions, errors in the allocation of leave have been detected. more>

Request to Extend Consultation Period - Proposed Operational Configuration and Supporting Workforce Model

The PSA has formally requested an extension of the consultation period for the Proposed Operational Configuration and Supporting Workforce Model for SA Pathology. more>

Positive First Step in Resolving Workload Concerns for Members at the Emergency Department at Lyell McEwin Hospital

The PSA met with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) Executive Management recently to detail increasing workload concerns for members working in the Emergency Department (ED) at Lyell McEwin Hospital. more>

CALHN Office of the Chief Executive Officuer Consultation Dispute - Consultation to Continue

The PSA and representatives from CALHN appeared in the Industrial Relations Commission on Monday 12 December 2016 in response to the PSA lodged dispute arising from inadequate consultation. more>

Shared Services - Proposed Relocation

PSA members met on Tuesday December 6 to discuss the recently announced relocation of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Financial Services from Westpac House to Port Adelaide. more>

Members' Strength gets Real Outcomes - Revised Offer Accepted - Action Suspended

PSA members have come together to unite as a group to overcome workload issues and achieve new resources to the Public Trustee. more>


The Public Service Association (PSA) has lodged an industrial dispute in the Industrial Relations Commission of SA (IRC) today to ensure that the status quo remains by the way of no further consultation, planning or progress in relation to NALHN MH Community Redesign. The PSA contends that the process cannot continue until such time as: more>

Old Families SA Employee Relations Culture Must be Changed

The PSA remains concerned that the old Families SA employee relations culture remains, and that child protection service delivery continues to be affected by the poor treatment of the service's most important asset, its employees. more>

Child and Family Health Services - Strong Start Program

The PSA has recently received formal notification regarding the Strong Start Program. more>

Say NO to ICT Privatisation

The Weatherill Government is looking to outsource Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and data services across the public sector. more>

Shared Services - Sick Leave During Holiday Break

Earlier this week the PSA was advised that some Shared Services members received email notification that if they were to take one day of Sick Leave (including those taken from their Rec Leave balance) they would be required to provide a Medical Certificate. more>

PSA Stands Firm Against Leave Recuperation

The Public Service Association (PSA) has received a reply to the correspondence sent to Country Fire Service (CFS) Chief Officer Mr Greg Nettleton on 14 December 2016. more>

Revenue SA Proposed Floor Plan Consultation

During the first round of consultation with staff regarding the current Organisational Restructure, PSA members requested that Revenue SA consult them during each step including the proposed staff locations/floor plan. more>

Law Society Slams LTO Sale

Following slow developments with the proposed sale of the LTO, the Law Society of South Australia has now raised concerns with the value to the state of the proposed sale of this valuable state asset. more>

Consultation Submission Delivered - Proposed Operational Configuration and Supporting Workforce Model for SA Pathology

The PSA response to the Proposed Operational Configuration & Supporting Workforce Model for SA Pathology has been submitted today. more>