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Ambulance Employees Australia - Victoria (AEAV)

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Admin Letter to Ambulance Victoria CEO Jane Miller

UWU Admin Members have courageously advocated for the abolition of the Mercer...

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Admin Action List

ADMIN ACTION LIST 26.03.2024

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Bargaining Facilitation

During the compulsory Conference at the Fair Work Commission, it was decided...

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Admin Members Notify AV

Admin union members employed at Ambulance Victoria have notified their employer that...

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Without Fleet, Everything Stops! 

Fleet Maintenance Officers are enthusiastically embarking on unprecedented industrial action this week....

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TZV Bargaining Update

UWU, in alliance with CWU, UFU, and VAU, is nearing an in-principle...

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Admin 1st Actions

Today Administrative union members of Ambulance Victoria notified their employer of their...

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Letter to the Women's Minister

United Workers Union – Minister Hutchins

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DAY ONE - Protected Action at AV

Today is DAY ONE of protected action for Paramedics and Fleet Maintenance...

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AV Second Package Offer

Last Thursday, Ambulance Victoria provided two second package offers for union members...

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Triple Zero Intimidated By Union Members

Triple Zero were rattled before Christmas when photos of calls waiting turned...

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Geelong FMOs Save AV 31k But Still Go Unrecognised

Over a ten-month period, the Geelong Fleet Maintenance team undertook the disinfection...

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AV Offer 2024

Ambulance Victoria’s EBA Offer includes a 3% annual salary increase and a...

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AV Bargaining Update

Recently on-road Union Leaders have been present at bargaining sessions. Their direct...

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$50 when signing up to CoPower Electricity 

UWU members receive a $50 signup credit when switching electricity to CoPower, an...

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Professional Indemnity Insurance

Paramedics can now download their Certificate of Currency for Professional Indemnity Insurance...

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Alarming, yet business as usual - State of the public sector

The UWU Strategic Power team put together a report from the June...

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Wages policy and public sector priorities

The Victorian Government has finally released its wages policy and public sector...

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UWU - Voice to Parliament

The Uluru Statement from the Heart has long been supported by members...

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UWU/AEAV International Women’s Day event on March 8

In every state and across every industry, women workers in Australia are...

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Welcome Back

Happy New Year to all our members. We hope that everyone has...

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Full Penalties Unpaid at ESTA

On the 11th of October 2022 the AEAV wrote to ESTA to...

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Underpayments at AV: Correspondence from the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services

Please follow the link HERE to read correspondence from the Minister for...

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Response to Trevor Weston ABC interview

On the 6th of August 2022 a Mildura netballer lay on the...

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DEPARTURE OF AV CHAIR NECESSARY TO CHANGE CULTURE

The AEAV welcomes the news today that Ken Lay has tendered his...

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Ambulance Active - Winter 2022

Are ambulance performance indicators fit for purpose? Victorian’s have recently seen their...

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Letter to Dept of Health re: Rosters Wage Theft

On the 13th of July, the union wrote to the Department of...

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Ambulance Victoria Needs a Performance Review

Ambulance Employees Australia Victoria (AEAV) is calling for an independent review of...

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AV MOU – Surge scale back

After recent pressure regarding AV’s continued reliance on the surge workforce, AV...

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Recruitment Processes – will they ever learn?

In late 2021 the AEAV commenced a grievance on behalf of a...

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ESTA MOU Update

The current ESTA MOU covering pandemic demand response initiatives expires at the...

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Gippsland A/RD Email re Clearing times

On Tuesday 21 June 2022 the A/RD for Gippsland Ross Salathiel, sent...

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8/6 Dual Pandemic Crewing - Is It Working?

AEAV members continue to raise concerns about the 8/6 dual paramedic crewing...

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ESTA Capability & Service Review Published

Mr. Graham Ashton’s Capability and Service Review of ESTA has been published...

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MOU Extension

Interim CEO Stephen Leane has called for a series of meetings to...

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Current Worksafe Incidents

AV – Clearing hospital KPI In March 2022 we made a notification...

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AEAV refuses to apologise for holding AV Exec to account

In March 2022 the AEAV wrote to the AV Board calling for...

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Commencing Practice - Request for Mercer Review

**Update  – You can read Ambulance Victoria’s dismissive response to the union’s...

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FTS Win External Review

Recently the Financial Transactional Services (FTS) team members signed a petition asking...

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NPT Log of Claims - #1

Negotiations for the National Patient Transport 2022 enterprise agreement opened on the...

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Political leaders dodge accountability for health system failures

It seems inconceivable that after more than 2 years of everyone focusing...

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AEAV Letter to Minister for Health

On the 14th of April 2022, AEAV wrote to the Minister for...

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ESTA Data Access

The union has worked through 13 of the 37 data set requests...

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Final Report of the Independent Review into Workplace Equality in Ambulance Victoria

Volume 1: Final Report of the Independent Review into Workplace Equality in...

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Women in Leadership Scholarship

CAA Women in Leadership Scholarship 2022 information The Women in Leadership Working...

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Fleet Maintenance Officers Getting It Done!

Check out this wrecked ambulance Fleet Maintenance Officer (FMO) David Berry from...

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ANOTHER INDEPENDENT REVIEW ANOTHER LINE IN THE SAND

Written by Darren Law for Ambulance Active  I recently resigned as a...

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AV VACIS KPI is unrealistic and unsafe

Since 2015 AV have been pushing arbitrarily set KPI’s in an effort...

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PCU Harm Continues Over 3 Months After VEOHRC Outcomes

In recent months the AEAV has been advocating for numerous members who...

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Interrupted VACIS

Members have had questions about their rights when they’re called to another...

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AEAV Wins Recruitment Concession by AV

After years of Ambulance Victoria (AV) failing many of its staff with...

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Free Trauma Training Opportunity

Phoenix Australia, affiliated with the University of Melbourne, is offering training in...

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Best Practice Not Applied To Recruitment Process

AEAV is challenging Ambulance Victoria’s recruitment processes and calling out the service...

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Letter to Health Minister re Surge Workforce

On the 24th of December 2021, AEAV wrote to the Health Minister,...

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Code Brown - AV Close Contacts to Stay Home

Code Brown will come into force at midday on Wednesday for all...

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Spares Rest Break Grievance

The AEAV has pursued a grievance with Ambulance Victoria that paramedics working...

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ESTA MOU

On Wednesday the 15th of December 2021, AEAV Secretary Brett Adie signed...

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ESTA External Review - AEAV Submission

On the 15th of December 2021, AEAV made a submission to the...

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No Surge Payment for NEPT

AEAV wrote to the Health Minister, Martin Foley to express nonemergency patient...

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Spares Grievance

Ambulance Victoria has finally responded to a letter AEAV sent in October...

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Ambulance Active

Edition 26 of the Australian Council of Ambulance Unions official journal Ambulance...

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ESTA Choose Staff for Independent Review Consultation

PwC and Mr. Graham Ashton are holding online consultations with 90 ESTA...

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Ambulance Victoria Recruitment Process Failing Staff

On the 26th of November 2021, AEAV wrote to Ambulance Victoria CEO,...

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Unreasonable Expectations in the ALS TM Exam

This week the union has heard from a number of distressed members...

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Victorian Budget Proposal

Ambulance Employees Australia – Victoria (AEAV) and the United Workers Union (UWU)...

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Sorry Not Enough - Immediate Reform Needed in Ambulance Victoria

Ambulance Victoria owes its staff a better response than an apology and...

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Report Highlights Need for Sweeping Ambulance Victoria Cultural Reforms

A damning report released today that has found bullying, discrimination, victimisation and...

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Report Expected to Highlight Need for Fundamental Ambulance Victoria Cultural Reforms

A detailed report that is expected to find bullying, discrimination, victimisation and...

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AV People Matter Survey & Data Manipulation

Ambulance Victoria survey results have laid bare the extent of the organisations...

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Certificate of Professional Indemnity Insurance

AEAV Paramedic Members enjoy the comfort of professional indemnity insurance as required...

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ESTA UCC Update - 18 Nov 2021

Delegates Roger Parker and Sharyne Doensen attended the ESTA Consultative Committee (UCC)...

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AEAV Letter to Emergency Services Minister

On the 19th of November 2021, AEAV wrote to the Minister of...

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Meeting with PwC

On the 18th of November 2021, AEAV Delegates Sharyne Doensen and Roger...

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Response to ESTA Pandemic Proposal

ESTA has been chronically understaffed for many years, and could have coped...

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Frontline Health Care Workers: We Salute You!

The last 18 months have stretched us all, in ways never conceived....

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Report: Maintaining Service Capacity During COVID-19

OzSAGE, a panel of experts across public health, recently delivered a report...

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Letter regarding NETCOMM only call takers

Today the AEAV wrote to the Emergency Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) regarding its...

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Letter to Ambulance Victoria regarding 10 hour rest periods

Today the AEAV wrote to Ambulance Victoria (AV), to raise concerns and...

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ESTA Initiatives Consultation Meeting

Delegate Sharyne Doensen (Tally Ho) and AEAV officials met with ESTA on...

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ESTA Service Capability Review

The Minister for Emergency Services Hon. Jaclyn Symes has called for a...

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Hospital Surge Support Allowance

The Victorian Government is delivering support to paramedics and frontline workers in...

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Stretched to Breaking Point, then Covid-19

AEAV Secretary Brett Adie spoke to Nicole Chvastek on ABC Radio about...

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COVID-19 Positive Patient Notification

AV recently announced the implementation of an automated notification system for when...

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AEAV Response to draft outline for LM Single Officer and ACO Training Program 'Spares' Trial

On September 27, 2021 AEAV wrote to Ambulance Victoria’s Implementation Lead, Huw...

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AV Response Psychometric Testing Overall Outcome Scores

We recently wrote to AV regarding changes to the MICA Selection and...

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FTS classification re-evaluation

AEAV has been supporting members at the Financial Transactional Services (FTS) branch...

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AV response regarding 'For Cause' AOD testing

Recently we wrote to AV to express our concerns surrounding the processes...

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Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat Roster Change

Recently, AV wrote to staff at Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat staff with...

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Covid Warning Finally Prioritises Paramedics’ Safety

Victorian paramedics’ safety will no longer be put at greater risk on...

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Consultation - Roster Changes - Fact Sheet

If you are covered by the Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2020, Ambulance...

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MICA Selection Process

The AEAV have written to AV to provide feedback on changes to...

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Forthcoming AEAV Member Survey

The AEAV are conducting an opinion survey of members to inform and...

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AEAV email to DHHS regarding COVID-19 exposure for Paramedics

In recent days we have heard in the media of an AV...

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AEAV response to Medium Acuity Transport Service (MATS)

The AEAV has written to AV to confirm that qualified paramedics who...

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'For Cause' testing for AOD

Following the recent unjustified targeting of an AEAV member we have again...

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Changes to Air Ambulance Victoria

On August 20, 2021 the AEAV wrote to Ambulance Victoria on behalf...

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AVMA Negotiations Update

The Ambulance Victoria Management and Administrative Agreement is currently being negotiated. Discussions...

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Work Stress Factsheet

Workplace stress is a serious workplace hazard that can particularly affect workers...

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