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Engineers critical to Australia’s infrastructure plans helped to kick off APESMA’s Engage campaign recently.
The Australian public respects engineers more than ever before according to a new poll published yesterday.
Australian pharmacists have issued concerns about apparent plans by Tony Abbott to “back” applications to remove the penalty rates paid to pharmacists for working outside normal business hours.
APESMA members have been rocked by the announcement that Holden will shed 400 jobs in South Australia.
APESMA will campaign for a dramatic 20 per cent increase in Australia’s infrastructure investment at no additional cost with the official launch of APESMA’s ENGAGE campaign today.
The Engage campaign is a culmination of the work we have done in the past but with a new way of getting the message through.
Professional Pharmacists Australia has urged the Pharmacy Guild to elect a pharmacist friendly President after the resignation of current president Kos Sclavos was announced today.
Bargaining positions at Queensland Urban Utilities are miles apart as the utility presses ahead with a restructure in the midst of negotiations for a new agreement.
APESMA has been representing members’ interests on a range of issues at Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) - the independent regulator responsible for electricity gas and pipeline safety in Victoria.
The Queensland Government has gazetted the Labour Day public holiday in October some say a cynical move against unions others say as a means to spread the public holidays across the calendar year.
Earlier this year the Commonwealth Government released its latest Industry Plan.
APESMA has cautiously welcomed an announcement today by Health Minister Tanya Plibersek that the HMR program would continue apparently with little change in the fee paid to hundreds of pharmacists.
A proposal by the mayors of SE Queensland councils to make faster planning decisions is a poorly thought through policy document that gives more power to developers at the cost of the local community.
This week APESMA led a delegation of engineers to brief politicians on the dire state of roads funding and the lack of in-house engineers in Victoria.
With an ever increasing global and competitive economy Australian employers must act on tapping into under-represented talent sources writes Melanie OToole APESMAs National Womens Co-ordinator.
In the lead up to the ACT budget APESMA has written to the Government urging it to strengthen its in-house engineering expertise to save taxpayers money in the long term.
APESMA is standing up to pharmacy owners backed by the pharmacy guild who are campaigning for existing penalty rates paid to pharmacists for extra work to be withdrawn.
Earlier this week the Queensland Government released parts of its report on the state’s finances and raised the prospect of more privatisation for the state.
APESMA has welcomed a package of reforms that aim to ensure that employees on a temporary visa are used only where there is a genuine shortage of skills.