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VAHPA is a democratic community of Allied Health Professionals

We are a political organisation.

We work together to ensure that Allied Health jobs are good jobs and that the care we deliver is the best that it can be.

We stand for fairness, equality and for an end to discrimination. We understand that social structures have a profound impact on poverty and wealth. We recognise the significance of class-consciousness. We strive to end all forms of exploitation.

Solidarity makes us strong!

We are UNION. We are VAHPA.

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VAHPA members ensure the effective running of our health system as well as ensuring that patients are provided with the best possible service and care.

VAHPA’s staunch activism, commitment to social justice and grassroots campaigning has continued to achieve strong industrial outcomes for its members in the public, private and community health sectors.

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Episode 5: Protected industrial action
Episode 5: Protected industrial action
In this episode, the VAHPA Voice examines protected industrial action: what is it, what process occurs, and what sorts of actions are typical? Protected industrial occurs during enterprise bargaining. The AEC runs an ano...