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Frankston City Council Excessive Use of Casuals

Frankston City Council Excessive Use of Casuals

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of underfunding and cost-shifting by the state and federal governments, together with rate capping, have hit councils hard. There is a funding crisis about to hit Local Government,...
Update on Aged Care Retention Bonus

Update on Aged Care Retention Bonus

The Aged Care Retention Bonus is an initiative of the Commonwealth Government originally designed to keep aged care workers in the industry. It was proposed as two payments of $600 (pro-rata for part-time and casuals) for home carers, and $800 for residential care...
Update on Aged Care Retention Bonus

Maribyrnong City Council Online Candidates Forum

With Local Council elections coming up, your union is running a candidate forum in Maribyrnong so that members get the chance to ask questions of their local candidates. Details of your local forum Date: Wednesday 30 September Time: 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm How to...