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Media Releases

Our latest media releases are listed below.

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Economy at risk of 'brain drain' with loss of 300 Holden engineers

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Professionals Australia's Victorian Director Sharelle Herrington, has expressed her “utter disappointment” at news that 300 Holden engineers stand to lose their jobs by the end of the year.

Government pay offer for ambulance managers vanishes into thin air

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Ambulance Victoria managers are angry that Health Minister David Davis is playing games with their payrise, with a promised 12% wage increase mysteriously disappearing.

Are taxpayers being taken for a ride on East West Link?

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

THE professional engineers that design, scope and build large infrastructure projects have questioned much of the Victorian Government's financial and delivery assertions on East West Link.

Ambulance managers move toward protected action

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Managers at Ambulance Victoria will meet this week to discuss protected industrial action after the Napthine Government offered them an EBA deal that effectively amounted to a pay cut.

Professionals Australia slams Productivity Commission Report on Car Industry

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Professionals Australia has strongly criticized the Productivity Commission's report on the Australian Automotive Industry.

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.

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