News Archives June 2018

SA Health - Allied Health Assistants Review

The PSA has now received the draft Translation Guide pack of documents for the Allied Health Assistants Stream from the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment’s Office. more>

Department for Health and Wellness Consultation | Proposed Financial Accounting Directorate Restructure

Further to the PSA’s Information update dated 7 May 2018 regarding the proposed restructure of the Financial Accounting Directorate. The PSA attended a staff meeting on Thursday 31 May 2018 where management gave a presentation on the feedback outcomes and the next steps process. more>

Department for Child Protection – Proposed Organisational Restructure for Consultation

As members would be aware the Department for Child Protection (DCP) has begun consultation on a Proposed Organisational Restructure. more>

Safework SA Fleet Optimisation

SafeWork SA has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide feedback about the Fleet Optimisation proposals. Advice from SafeWork SA suggests that a consultation process will be open with staff from Monday 4 June 2018. more>

CALHN Mental Health (MH) – Member Feedback Sought – Proposed Allied Health Reporting Structure - Eastern Mental Health Acute Inpatient Units

CALHN has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide feedback about the proposed Allied Health Reporting Structure - Eastern Mental Health Acute Inpatient Units. more>

AYTC - South Australian Employment Tribunal Hearing Update - Staff Assignment Policy

PSA Industrial Officer and PSA Workplace Representatives attended a hearing yesterday at the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) regarding the current policy for assigning staff to positions at Adelaide Youth Training Centre (AYTC). more>

Relocation of Regional Response Team, Northern Services, Housing SA

The PSA has been advised that Housing SA intend to relocate the Regional Response Team from the Salisbury Office to the Modbury Office in late June 2018. more>

NALHN – Proposed Lyell Mcewin Hospital Emergency Department Model Of Care (LMH ED Moc) - Member Feedback Sought

NALHN MH has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide initial feedback regarding the proposed LMH ED MoC. more>

NALHN Mental Health (MH) – Proposed Installation and Recording via CCTV in Forensic Mental Health Services (FMHS) Inpatient Service Medication Rooms - Member Feedback Sought

NALHN MH has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide feedback regarding the proposed installation and recording via CCTV in FMHS Inpatient Medication Rooms. more>

Workplace Testing of Correctional Officers for Alcohol and Illegal Drugs

The State Government has announced it intends to introduce its zero tolerance policy on drugs in prisons. This would include workplace testing of Correctional Officers, staff and contractors for alcohol and illegal drugs. more>

Legal Services Commission – Review Classification Structure

As part of your new enterprise agreement, the Public Service Association (PSA) negotiated for a review of the classification structure for Administrative Stream employees at the Legal Services Commission (LSC). more>

State Government changes the plan for Supported Community Accommodation

The new State Government has completely changed the plan for Supported Community Accommodation and will not be proceeding with the establishment of a Government Corporation as was previously planned. more>

NALHN – Proposed Outpatient Ophthamology Model Of Care (MoC) - Member Feedback Sought

NALHN has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide initial feedback regarding the proposed NALHN Outpatient Ophthalmology MoC. more>

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) Mental Health (MH) – Inner South Community Mental Health (iscmh) – Workload Dispute Notified to SALHN Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

As requested by members at the joint members’ meeting of Public Service Association (PSA) members and Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch) (ANMF) members at ISCMH on 6 June 2018, the PSA has now notified the SALHN Chief Executive of a Workload Dispute. more>

Commitment to the Pursuit of a Fair and Equitable Workplace

The PSA advocates for members in an open, transparent, collaborative and collective way.Actions taken collectively by members or on members’ behalf are always the result of PSA membership input, determined through principles of inclusion and transparency. more>

Department for Child Protection – Proposed Organisational Restructure

The Public Service Association (PSA) recently wrote to the Chief Executive of Department for Child Protection (DCP), Cathy Taylor, regarding the Proposed Organisational Restructure. more>

SA Health - Allied Health Assistants Review Update

The Public Service Association (PSA) has now received formal advice from the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment of SA Health’s intention to commence the implementation of the transition arrangements of those occupational groups identified for inclusion in the AHA Stream. more>

Meal Break Penalty Payments Claim Update

PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin, PSA Manager Policy and Strategy and PSA Legal Representative of Johnson Withers, attended a member meeting at Adelaide Youth Training Centre (AYTC) on Monday 18 June 2018. more>

Adelaide Operations Comtrol Centre Relocation

Staff affected by the Adelaide Operations Control Centre (OCC) Relocation met with the Public Service Association (PSA) recently to discuss any issues they want raised through the ongoing consultation meetings. more>

NATIONAL SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF AWARDS: RECOGNISING THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE SCHOOLING HAPPEN

School support staff work together every day to make schooling happen. They support our students, teachers, parents, and keep our schools running. more>

PIRSA – Quarantine Stations Update

The Public Service Association has visited PIRSA members at YAMBA and Ceduna Quarantine Stations during recent regional visits. more>

The New Housing Authority

Housing SA employees received an email yesterday advising them that from Monday 2 July 2018 they will be employed under the new Housing Authority. more>

Safework SA Engagement of Experts – Standard Operating Procedure

SafeWork SA has invited the Public Service Association (PSA) to provide feedback about the Engagement of Experts Standard Operating Procedure. Advice from SafeWork SA is that consultation will be open until Friday 6 July 2018. more>

Legal Services Commission Administrative Team Review

As part of the new South Australian Modern Public Service Enterprise Agreement Salaried 2017 (SAMPSEAS), the PSA negotiated a review of the Administrative Stream in Legal Services Commission. more>