Fees and charges to rise by standard 1.9 per cent

The State Government has today gazetted a schedule of fees and charges for 2021-22, with most to increase by the standard government indexation rate of 1.9% – which is consistent with the practice under the former Labor government.   The 1.9% increase covers a range of charges, including conveyancing fees, land valuations, motor vehicle registration…

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Government to hire extra 74 ambulance officers after union agrees to recommend deal to members

South Australians seeking urgent medical attention, and SA’s hardworking ambulance officers and paramedics, will be further supported with the State Government employing an extra 74 full-time equivalent ambos as part of the resolution to the current long-running industrial dispute with the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA).   In what would be the end to the current…

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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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