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Our latest media releases are listed below.

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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.

Professional Pharmacists Australia welcomes wage increase

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia has welcomed the Fair Work Commission's announcement of a three per cent increase to the minimum wage, yet has said that it is not enough.

PPA figures show effect of discount pharmacy on the wages of community pharmacists.

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia today said that figures in their annual pharmacy remuneration report confirm the suspicion within the industry that discount pharmacy is driving down wages.

PPA calls on Guild to support only tamper-resistant oxycodone in Australia

Monday, 2 June 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia has called for The Guild to join its call for only tamper-proof oxycodone to be available in Australia, on reports that “hillbilly heroin” could flood the market.

PPA to Guild: Join us to increase the Award to counter discount pharmacy

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia has called on the Guild to join its call to address the impact of discount pharmacy operators by arguing for a significant lift in the Pharmacy Industry Award.

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