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Child Safety: Thank you for what you do

working proactively towards their health and safety. The Child and Family Reform r
As you might know, this week is Child Protection Week. This is a week to highlight the importance of keeping Queensland’s children safe and what our communities can do to ensure our children are being protected. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/child-safety-thank-you-what-you-do/

Medical Officers: Vote this week

epresentative for metropolitan hospitals and health services…sentative for rural and remote hospitals and health services. The Keep Our Doctors Taskforce
Today your ballot paper is in the mail to elect the people who will represent you on the Contract Advisory Committee (CAC). http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/medical-officers-vote-week/

Queensland Health: Happy Friday - Pay increase from next week!

l Agreement between our union and Queensland Health covering your wages and conditions was due t
The formal Agreement between our union and Queensland Health covering your wages and conditions was due to expire this Sunday 31 August. The Agreement included an increase of $250 to your base pay rate as of this date, which will be paid as an increase to… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/happy-friday-pay-increase-next-week/

Health EB8/9: What is happening with your wage increase this year

l Agreement between our union and Queensland Health covering your wages and conditions was due t…. This is what the Health Practitioners were also awarded while they w
The formal Agreement between our union and Queensland Health covering your wages and conditions was due to expire this Sunday 31 August. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/health-eb89-what-happening-your-wage-increase-year/

HP: Have your say by Friday 15 August

Health Practitioners … Your new award Health Practitioner and Dental Officers Award …a significant win as a union in securing the Health Practitioner classification structure throug
Health Practitioners – Your new award Health Practitioner and Dental Officers Award – Decision Points http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/hp-have-your-say-friday-15-august/

Important Admin LCCH Member Update – recruitment, restructure changes, annual leave

problem for staff and patients. Please email health
With so much activity going on regarding the move to LCCH, we have the following important information to provide to our RCH Admin members as an update. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/important-admin-lcch-member-update-recruitment-restructure-changes-annual-leave/

BAS: Payroll Transition

place to ensure there wasn't a repeat of the Health payroll transition…ich resulted in huge problems for the pay of Health staff.  Management advised that the Aurion s
With the former Project Services staff transition from the Aurion to Ellipse systems almost completed, management advised that it should be a smooth and trouble free changeover. http://www.together.org.au/archive/news1/member-news/bas-payroll-transition/

Quick reminder for all Mater HPs

Health Support Workers
Yesterday a decision was made by Fair Work Australia that could have a big impact on your working conditions. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/quick-reminder-all-mater-hps/

Government manipulation of waiting lists

and certainly not health outcomes. …In some of the premiere health care institutions in the world Medical Imagi… of a Health Service budget. …Queensland Health has seen an increase in radiologists reviewi
Together Secretary Alex Scott said today, “This government is focused on press releases about statistics and waiting lists, not patients, not quality, and certainly not health outcomes. http://www.together.org.au/news/media/government-manipulation-waiting-lists/

Tragedy and the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre

nment's vicious and heartless attacks on our health system. Cuts to jobs… services and health funding are impacting on all of us. At work… psychiatrist and Mental Health Admin members as those that work with some o
Yesterday the Brisbane Times took to the community a tragic story about two previous patients of the government-run Barrett Adolescence Centre who have recently taken their own lives. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/tragedy-and-closure-barrett-adolescent-centre/

Together members' new TV ad

services and health funding are impacting on all of us. At work
Cuts to jobs, services and health funding are impacting on all of us. At work, at home and on the people we care most about. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/together-members-new-tv-ad/

Can you steer our campaign for a fair deal for HPs?

n this round of negotiations with Queensland Health about your wages and conditions. These del… of Health Practitioners from across our different memb
On Saturday Together HP delegates met and worked out our first moves in this round of negotiations with Queensland Health about your wages and conditions. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/can-you-steer-our-campaign-fair-deal-hps/

Candidates Forum this Wednesday 2 July all about Health – come along!

in hosting a candidates forum in Stafford. Health and health services are a key issue for this…ch is happening because the former Assistant Health Minister Dr Chris Davis has stepped down
This Wednesday night, 2 July, we have joined the Queensland Nurses Union and United Voice in hosting a candidates forum in Stafford. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/candidates-forum-wednesday-2-july-all-about-health-come-along/

Two and a half days to have your say

Saturday to vote on what position we put to QHealth in the upcoming negotiations. Click here
If you have yet to fill in the very short but important survey about your wages and working conditions, do it today by clicking here. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/two-and-half-days-have-your-say/

A fundamental shift in Queensland Health

that workers are employed across Queensland Health. … less health professionals than there were two years ago…overnment has cut thousands of jobs from the health system
Together Secretary Alex Scott says today there was a fundamental shift in the way that workers are employed across Queensland Health. http://www.together.org.au/news/media/fundamental-shift-queensland-health/

Mater: A New funding boost?

allied health the Queensland Health Minister has today announced an additional …d for ongoing jobs and services within Mater Health Services. Let
On Tuesday members met again to discuss Mater Beyond 2014 and member action. Members committed to continue the sticker activity and the union office will seek clearer timeframes for the next stage in the process. The Mater have now provided a powerpoint p… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/mater-new-funding-boost/

Health: They spent how much?!

media that this government has been kind to Health workers while referencing stripping your con…nd attacking your conditions as good for the health system
Like you no doubt, I was flabbergasted to see the paid advertising the Government started on Friday night claiming that “less payday paperwork = more nurses”. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/they-spent-how-much/

Positions available: Union Organiser x 2

Queensland Health Universities and private health
Together is a union with over 30,000 members employed in the Queensland Public Sector, Queensland Health, Universities and private health, airlines and transport, call centres and general clerical areas. http://www.together.org.au/archive/news1/member-news/position-available-union-organiser-x-2/

Good Start won’t Stop! – How to save a program in just 2 weeks!

their collective pressure forced the Health Minister to change his decision and fund the…ped funding a range of critical preventative health programs…s Health Queensland. Good Start has been changing
Just a few days ago, Together members in the Good Start Program got the best news they’ve heard in weeks – their collective pressure forced the Health Minister to change his decision and fund their program! http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/good-start-wont-stop-how-save-program-just-2-weeks/

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