No redundancy for disability workers

THE state government does not intend to offer redundancy payments to disability sector workers who decline to move to the private sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). By Ian Kirkwood in the Newcastle Herald, 3 March 2014. [NSWNMA public forum on disability privatisation at Newcastle Panthers, Tuesday, March 11, at 6pm. Read more reports on […]

Stockton goes to Maitland with message for Cabinet

General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Brett Holmes, said nurses would be at the forefront of a protest rally today in Maitland, where NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and his Cabinet are to meet at Maitland Town Hall. “The O’Farrell Government has announced its intention to fully privatise all state disability services […]

Stockton Centre – stop the games

The MP for Wallsend Sonia Hornery will demand answers from the state Government on the future of the Stockton Centre, with its residents, their families and its employees caught up in a cruel game of uncertainty. Ms Hornery will ask the Minister for Disability Services in Parliament to either confirm or deny whether the Stockton Centre […]

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