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Our latest media releases are listed below.

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Professionals Australia slams TasWater's $1.1m spend on consultants

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Professionals Australia has condemned TasWater's spending of $1.1 million on consultants in the past year, at the same time the corporation was treating local employees poorly.

Professionals Australia launches RPEng: Quality, affordable registration.

Friday, 1 August 2014

Professionals Australia has launched the Registered Professional Engineers (RPEng) scheme as a quality, affordable way to maintain professional standards & deliver benefits to the economy & community.

PPA calls for greater industry awareness on changes to the Pharmacy Industry Award

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) is calling for greater industry awareness of the important changes to the Pharmacy Industry Award that came into effect on 1 July 2014.

Minister must intervene: Leaked docs show Defence pay offer at less than 1%

Friday, 25 July 2014

Leaked departmental documents show workers will also be expected to work an extra half an hour each week, give up two paid days off each year and agree to slower career and pay progression.

Call for Centennial to “Do the Right Thing” by Older Workers

Friday, 11 July 2014

Workers are calling on Centennial Coal to “do the right thing”, in light of confirmation that the company does not plan to pay full entitlements to workers over 60, at Newstan Mine.

Workers call on BHP to “Do the Right Thing” as the company moves to axe 85 jobs tomorrow

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Illawarra Coal workers are appealing to BHP to “do the right thing” as the company plans to cut 85 local jobs on Friday.

PPA: It's time for new thinking in pharmacy

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

PPA yesterday welcomed the Woolworths' initiative of pharmacists performing basic health checks in supermarkets, on the basis that it provided an alternative employment options for pharmacists.

Professionals Australia slams TasWater's use of fly-in consultants

Sunday, 29 June 2014

TasWater's own scientists, technical specialists, managers and engineers say their confidence in TasWater's ability to effectively manage the state's water has reached an all time low.

Collieries Staff and Official Association calls for voluntary redundancies at Illawarra Coal.

Thursday, 26 June 2014

In response to news that Illawarra Coal will downsize their operations, Catherine Bolger, director of the Collieries Staff and Officials Association, has called for consultation with staff.

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