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NSW Health: industrial action ‘in defiance of orders’

NSW Health has responded to Thursday’s industrial action by the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association saying it was in defiance of orders from the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.

Babies still ignored in NSW hospital staff-patient ratios, say union reps

Babies still don’t count when it comes to NSW Health staff-to-patient ratio calculations, striking health union workers across the region said on Thursday.

Health professionals strike over patient ratios

The continued refusal by the NSW Liberal-Nationals government to mandate more reasonable nursing/midwifery patient ratios has prompted a 24 hour strike by health professionals on September 1 from 7am. 

Road workers strike first time in decades

Road workers, construction crews and other Transport for NSW workers will walk off the job for the first time in decades on Thursday, as frustrations over the NSW Government's effective pay cut boil over.

What will we do when there are no more teachers?

Monash University says that Australia is facing a teacher shortage that has been looming since before the pandemic. A recent paper by University researchers looks at the reasons that teachers were looking to leave the profession prior to the impacts of COVID.

Strike action possible as public sector seeks pay rise 

Wages have been capped for the public sector in NSW, which includes park rangers, school support staff, child protection officers, civilian workers in police, and Service NSW staff and 40,000 prison officers, for 11 years and with rising inflation, they are calling for a ‘Cost of living pay rise. 

Aged care workers to strike over ‘years of neglect’

The United Workers Union have said that an unprecedented aged care strike across Australia tomorrow is the inevitable result of years of neglect of aged care residents and aged care workers.

Statewide health strike to proceed tomorrow

Mass industrial action involving thousands of health and hospital workers across ambulance, cleaning, allied health, admin, security, catering and wards will proceed tomorrow following a hearing today at the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.

Statewide health strike coming Thursday

The Health Services Union says thousands of health and hospital workers will walk off the job this Thursday to demand a genuine pay rise, as opposed to the pay cut being offered by the state government.

NSW nurses and midwives go on strike tomorrow for better ratios and fair pay

Tomorrow thousands of nurses and midwives from more than 150 public hospitals and health services will strike statewide over the NSW government’s failure to introduce nurse-to-patient ratios on every shift.

Public appeal: Grievous bodily harm, Burliegh Heads

Police have released footage of two men they wish to speak with as part of investigations into the grievous bodily harm of a man at Burleigh Heads on Sunday October 2.

Councils ‘bullied’ with increased NSW govt burdens, say LGNSW

NSW councils have been ‘set up to fail’ with their annual audits ‘because the NSW Government is forcing them to carry the depreciation cost of assets they neither own nor control’, claims the peak body representing councils, Local Government NSW.

Cumbalum shops and affordable homes one step closer – by car

Cumbalum is one step closer towards having some local shops and five new officially affordable homes in perpetuity thanks to council approval of preliminary planning requirements.

Mullum’s zebra crossing win hard fought by residents

A zebra crossing is being installed at a pedestrian safety blackspot near the centre of Mullumbimby, following a long-running campaign by a group of local residents.