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Qantas Professional Engineers Update

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Members can take encouragement from the amendments to the Qantas Sale Act that passed both houses of Parliament last week.

Vale George Weston (Distinguished Life Member)

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

It is with regret we note the death of Distinguished Life Member George Weston. Members Greg Clark and Stephen Cimpoeru have written of George's enduring contribution to the Association

Professionals Australia slams cuts to workplace counseling in face of redundancies

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Professionals Australia's ACT director David Smith has condemned DSTO's cuts to workplace counseling services, in The Canberra Times today.

Degrees of doubt: STEM fees must be off-limits, says Chris Walton

Monday, 14 July 2014

For the sake of Australia's economy, Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton is calling for science and engineering degrees to be off-limits in the face of university deregulation.

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.

Spike in roads funding

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Spending on roads infrastructure is up across the country, raising crucial questions about how these monies will be spent and what safeguards are in place to ensure minimal waste.

Negotiations breakdown at TasWater

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Professionals Australia's Tasmanian director Luke Crowley talks to the Launceston Examiner about problems at TasWater.

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.

Military scientists and engineers appeal to Tony Abbott to stop cuts

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Military scientists and engineers have appealed directly to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to stop the spending cuts they say are weakening Australia's ability to defend itself.

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.

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