Have a heart, Premier

This Valentine’s Day we’re calling on the new Premier to have a heart and keep disability services public in NSW, alongside the NDIS.

People’s Inquiry into Privatisation visits Sydney

The public will have an opportunity to explain how the privatisation of essential public assets and services has affected them, their families and local communities when hearings into the People’s Inquiry into Privatisation visit Sydney on Thursday. Community members are invited to present experiences of privatisation and offer advice on better ways to run our public […]

ADHC and Government pretend to consult

On 19 November, the Secretary of the Department, Michael Coutts-Trotter emailed ADHC staff to convey the Baird Government’s unilateral decisions regarding the terms of your possible transfer to the ‘not for profit’ or ‘for profit’ sectors.  Secretary Coutts-Trotter stated that they “continue to consult with unions representing staff to raise and work through any member […]

Disability services pledge for 2015 candidates

Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) staff are asking their local candidates in the March 2015 state election to take a pledge to support them in their campaign against privatisation. The pledge for candidates reads: I COMMIT TO: 1. Protect ageing, disability and home care services in NSW by ensuring the NSW Government retains a […]

Update on campaign against privatisation of disability services in NSW

Association members continue to be active in a community campaign to keep disability services in public hands. On 11 March, the Hands off our Disability Services campaign was launched at a community forum held at Newcastle Panthers Club. Three hundred people turned up and the event generated significant interest in the media. Association and other union members […]

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