Government remains committed to resolving ambulance union industrial dispute

The State Government remains committed to resolving the ongoing industrial relations dispute with the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA). Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Government remained willing to compromise, offering at least an extra 50 ambulance officers conditional upon the union agreeing to sensible roster reform, ambos taking meal breaks at their nearest station and the…

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Mediation to resume next week

Treasurer Rob Lucas said he was disappointed that the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA) was not ready to reach agreement with the State Government today to resolve the union’s ongoing industrial relations dispute. The Government was set to strike a deal today, however the union was unwilling to compromise, and therefore mediation in the SA Employment…

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Promise of at least 50 extra ambulance officers

The State Government has announced it has offered to employ at least 50 extra ambulance officers as part of its commitment to improve South Australia’s ambulance service and resolve the ongoing industrial dispute with the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA). The extra 50 ambulance officers are: In addition to the extra 187 full-time equivalent staff employed…

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Jobs splash as stimulus for community pools, playgrounds and Thebarton Theatre upgrade given green light

Communities across South Australia will benefit from dozens of high-profile infrastructure projects, such as recreation and aquatic centre developments, new roads, a super playground and upgrade of Thebarton Theatre, to be delivered under a major job-creating stimulus program. Treasurer Rob Lucas has announced 57 shovel-ready projects will be funded via the Local Government Infrastructure Partnership…

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Stage set as Adelaide Festival Centre staff vote in favour of new wage deals

The curtain has come down on enterprise bargaining negotiations with Adelaide Festival Centre staff, who have voted in favour of the Government’s new enterprise agreement offers, which deliver annual wage increases of 1.2 and 1.5 per cent. The Adelaide Festival Centre Performing Arts Centre Agreement 2020, which covers more than 220 employees from cleaners, gardeners…

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