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200 jobs to go in SA Pathology

27 June 2019

SA Pathology is under threat of privatisation and this week more

evidence of the state government ripening it for a private buyer became apparent when 200 jobs were slashed as part of the savings measures prescribed by PwC ...

SA Employment Court finds government in breach of

Enterprise Agreement

30 April 2019

The South Australian Employment Court today found the state government has breached the enterprise agreement by failing to consult with Corrections staff about the privatisation of the Adelaide Remand Centre ...

Dark veil of secrecy lifted on ARC

5 April 2019
 

In a positive development for members, the dark veil of secrecy which surrounds the state government’s decision to privatise the Adelaide Remand Centre was ordered to be lifted today ...

Two more court hearings on ARC privatisation

 

22 March 2019

The legal case about the privatisation of the Adelaide Remand Centre and proper consultation around that decision and subsequent implementation continued this week. There have been two further appearances before the South Australian Employment Court this week following our previously reported appearance on Tuesday 19 March 2019 ...

Serco Announced to Operate the Adelaide Remand Centre

19 March 2019

Serco has been awarded the contract to operate the Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC). The first public announcement about the decision was made by Serco to their shareholders through a stock exchange announcement late last night in a sign of where the government’s priorities in prison management in this state appear to lie ...

Remand Centre: Industrial Court Determines PSA has Arguable Case

7 March 2019

In a decision handed down today the South Australian Employment Court has found the PSA has an arguable case that the Government has breached its obligations to consult with the PSA and our members about matters arising from the privatisation of the Adelaide Remand Centre.

PSA Presents to SA Pathology and SA Medical Imaging Select Committee

6 March 2019

PSA Assistant General Secretary, Natasha Brown, presented an oral submission on behalf of members yesterday to the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on matters relating to SA Pathology and SA Medical Imaging ...

 

DCS announces $84m in budget savings
 

18 February 2019

At the Public Service Association (PSA)/Department for Correctional Services (DCS) Custodial Central Consultative Committee meeting held on 14 February 2019 DCS announced future Budget savings of $84m. This was the first time this figure has been put to members ...

Rally to save Service SA this Saturday

30 January 2019

The PSA will be supporting members of the North East Residents Action Group at 10:30am on the steps of Parliament House as they rally to stop the closure of Service SA centres at Modbury, Mitcham and Prospect ...

Axing of Financial Counsellors 

14 January 2019

The Public Service Association (PSA) and Members continue to fight against the Axing of the Financial Counselling Program. While the Department for Child Protection (DCP) are progressing with the proposed axing of the program, the PSA is actively campaigning to prevent this essential program from closure ...

Prison Privatisation  Legal Case Update

07 November 2018

The Public Service Association (PSA) lodged an application in the South Australian Employment Court on 23 October 2018 about the privatisation of the Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC)...

PSA Lodges a Dispute in the South Australian Employment Tribunal About Financial Counsellors

07 November 2018

The PSA continues to campaign to prevent the axing of Financial Counsellors in the Department for Child Protection (DCP)...

Prison Privatisation – Too Many Unanswered Questions

12 October 2018

Many questions remain unanswered about the decision to privatise the Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC)...

PSA Rally Held Today

10 September 2018

Congratulations to all members who attended the successful events held at Parliament House, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, the march from the Adelaide Remand Centre and the events at all prison sites today...

State Budget 2018-2019

04 September 2018

Treasurer Rob Lucas, MLC, today handed down a State Budget characterised by job and service cuts and privatisation ...