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ADF Facing Similar Pay Offer to Defence Civilians

Monday, 28 July 2014

According to a report in the Canberra Times ADF personnel may be faced with the same paltry pay offer likely to be put to Defence civilian employees

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.

Would PPA treat a supermarket pharmacist differently?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Professional Pharmacists Australia's president Dr Geoff March explains that we provide workplace advice and support to any employee pharmacist member in difficulty - regardless of where they work.

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.

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