New Laws Threaten Our Freedom to Protest
New Laws Threaten Our Freedom to Protest
13 Feb 2014
A new law threatening our right to protest is before state parliament and is causing major concern among unions. This new law will grant police and PS...
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AHPRA enforces Health Practitioner Regulation Law—heavy fine imposed
AHPRA enforces Health Practitioner Regulation Law—heavy fine imposed
06 Feb 2014
The first person has been found guilty of an offence under Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and has been ordered to pay fines of $20,000. ...
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Health Professionals rally to save Medicare
Health Professionals rally to save Medicare
15 Jan 2014
VHPA Secretary Craig McGregor takes centre stage at the Save Medicare Rally - you can view other rally pics here Health Professionals rally to save M...
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VHPA opposes Medicare co-payment proposal
VHPA opposes Medicare co-payment proposal
09 Jan 2014
The VHPA stands in strong opposition to the recent Medicare co-payment proposal. “There are few countries in the world where the great majority ca...
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Health Minister should now intervene in Community Health Enterprise Agreement
Health Minister should now intervene in Community Health Enterprise Agreement
18 Dec 2013
Victoria’s Health Minister, David Davis should help resolve the Community Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement says the VHPA. Last week the Mi...
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Push for Social Workers to be nationally registered
Push for Social Workers to be nationally registered
18 Dec 2013
A proposal to establish a Code of Conduct for unregistered health practitioners has been rejected by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AAS...
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Coalition scraps pay supplements for aged care workers
Coalition scraps pay supplements for aged care workers
18 Dec 2013
Aged care workers will miss out on a 3.5% pay increase after the Federal Government moved to scrap Labor’s Workforce Compact for the sector. Last w...
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Victorian Allied Health Research Conference – 28 March 2014
Victorian Allied Health Research Conference – 28 March 2014
27 Nov 2013
The Victorian Department of Health is presenting the inaugural research conference for all allied health disciplines. The conference will showcase re...
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Part time Health Professionals lose out under Coalition super changes
Part time Health Professionals lose out under Coalition super changes
13 Nov 2013
Many part-time Health Professionals will be substantially worse off in retirement as a result of recently announced superannuation changes. New feder...
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Don’t forget to renew your registration with AHPRA
Don’t forget to renew your registration with AHPRA
13 Nov 2013
It’s that time of the year again! This is a timely reminder that your registration as a health practitioner is due by November 30. Physiotherapist...
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Solid win delivers $8300 a year for SEPC Health Professionals
Solid win delivers $8300 a year for SEPC Health Professionals
23 Oct 2013
Health Professionals at South East Palliative Care will get at least $5,915 in back pay and a lump sum as soon as their new VHPA-negotiated Enterprise...
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Policy concerns for Health Professionals – Federal Election 2013
Policy concerns for Health Professionals – Federal Election 2013
03 Sep 2013
Are you concerned about your future working conditions and job prospects? [caption id="attachment_2401" align="alignleft" width="180"] Craig McGregor,...
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Self-education tax cap postponed
Self-education tax cap postponed
12 Aug 2013
After community and industry outcry, the Government has deferred the introduction of the proposed $2000 cap on work-related self-education expenses un...
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Salary packaging saved from FBT changes
Salary packaging saved from FBT changes
19 Jul 2013
Health Professionals benefiting from employer-provided salary packaging arrangements can breathe a sigh of relief. While the Federal Government has m...
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