Queensland unions appreciate Shorten’s help

By Paul Hemsley Public sector unions are grateful for Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten’s $850,000 package to help axed workers in the Queensland Government. As a result of Premier Campbell Newman’s controversial slashing of about 14,000 public sector roles, ex-employees will be forced to look for suitable work in the private sector, […]

Health professionals wary of Queensland budget

By Paul Hemsley Key medical and nursing groups have questioned how Queensland Premier Campbell Newman’s pre-announcement of an $816 million boost to health services in tomorrow’s state budget will tally-up against a raft of cuts to public sector jobs. The latest funding announcement has left both the Australian Medical Association [of] Queensland (AMAQ) and the […]


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