News & Bulletins

 
St John Ambulance Bargaining Update January 2017

January 16, 2017 1:48 PM

St John Ambulance Bargaining Update January 2017

We now have a majority support petition to bring to the Fair Work Commission!

 
COAG Official Communique 7 October 2016

October 18, 2016 3:15 PM

COAG Official Communique 7 October 2016

Official Communique from COAG on 7th October 2016 states Health Ministers agree to amend the National Law that will bring paramedics into the National Registration & Accreditation Scheme for health professions.

 
How are you Travelling? November Meetings

October 17, 2016 12:31 PM

How are you Travelling? November Meetings

 
St John Vic anti union propaganda

October 10, 2016 4:56 PM

St John Vic anti union propaganda

Workplace rights regarding freedom of association are protected under the Fair Work Act 2009. It is unlawful to take or threaten adverse action against a person for being a member of a union.

 
HSR Conference 2016

October 06, 2016 11:40 AM

HSR Conference 2016

This year the annual HSR Conference will be held Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Melbourne and Bendigo.

 
Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2015 Variation Approved

September 21, 2016 4:50 PM

Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2015 Variation Approved

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, Commissioner Wilson from the Fair Work Commission issued a decision approving the variation to the 2015 Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement (Agreement). The variation to the Agreement is effective from today.

 
Fair Work Amendment [Respect for Emergency Service Volunteers] Bill 2016

September 19, 2016 11:40 AM

Fair Work Amendment [Respect for Emergency Service Volunteers] Bill 2016

The Senate is holding an inquiry into the provisions of the Fair Work Amendment (Respect for Emergency Services Volunteers) Bill 2016. The proposed legislation is poorly drafted and dangerous.

 
2015 Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement Variation

August 15, 2016 2:19 PM

2015 Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement Variation

On, 26 July 2016, the Andrews Government approved the variation to the 2015 Ambulance Victoria Enterprise Agreement (Agreement). Members now have the opportunity to endorse the Agreement as it goes through the ballot process outlined below.

 
Dispatch Reform & Meal Breaks - Overtime

July 22, 2016 12:40 PM

Dispatch Reform & Meal Breaks - Overtime

The Union acknowledges the significant amount of work going into dispatch reform by Ambulance Victoria. Many of our members have been involved in this process which will no doubt bring significant improvements to ambulance response times and service to the community. However, recently members have raised concerns about experiencing an increase in spoilt or late meal breaks and incidental overtime. The Union reminds members of their rights under their Enterprise Agreement.

 
Graduate Single Responding

July 13, 2016 4:31 PM

Graduate Single Responding

Recently a member raised concerns about a Graduate Paramedic being asked to single respond to cases. Following a post on the AEAVIC Members Facebook page, it appears that this has been occurring often across the State and in some cases Graduates have even been rostered to work alone.