• Return Trains to Mildura-Mallee Line
    Our Mallee and Mildura retail, hospitality, accommodation and events industries are the main employers in our rural economies and desperately need an inflow of people as both consumers and workers. This dire economic situation completely alters the previous exclusive mantra that freight and products must be prioritised to the exclusion of a direct and affordable public transport of people. People have suddenly become the most pressing commodity for the survival of many businesses. People also need the affordable family connectivity that in turn would attract tree-changers.
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    Created by Dr Geoffrey Brown
  • ਸਾਰੇ ਕਾਮਿਆਂ ਵਾਸਤੇ ਪੇਡ ਆਈਸੋਲੇਸ਼ਨ ਲੀਵ
    ਕਾਮੇ (ਵਰਕਰਜ਼) ਸਾਨੂੰ ਇਸ ਮਹਾਂਮਾਰੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਲੋੜੀਂਦੀ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਦੇ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ। ਬਹੁਤ ਸਾਰੇ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ (ਇਸੇਂਸ਼ਲ) ਕਾਮਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਅਜੇ ਵੀ ਕੋਵਿਡ ਦੇ ਸੰਪਰਕ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਉਣ ਦਾ ਲਗਾਤਾਰ ਖਤਰਾ ਹੈ। ਦੋ ਲੱਖ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਆਮ (ਕੈਸੂਅਲ) ਕਰਮਚਾਰੀਆਂ ਕੋਲ ਸਾਲਾਨਾ ਛੁੱਟੀ ਅਤੇ ਬਿਮਾਰ ਛੁੱਟੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਹੈ। ਸਵੈ-ਇਕਾਂਤ ਜਾਂ ਕੁਆਰੰਟੀਨ ਕਾਰਨ ਜੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਨੂੰ ਗੁਜ਼ਾਰਾ ਕਰਨ ਬਾਰੇ ਚਿੰਤਾ ਹੋਵੇ ਤਾਂ ਇਹ ਬਹੁਤ ਅਣਉਚਿਤ ਹੋਵੇਗਾ। ਸਾਡੀ ਮੰਗ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕਿਸੇ ਵੀ ਕਾਮੇ ਨੂੰ ਕਰਜ਼ੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਾਣ ਜਾਂ ਆਮਦਨ ਗੁਆਉਣ ਦਾ ਸਾਹਮਣਾ ਨਹੀਂ ਕਰਨਾ ਪਵੇ। ਇਹ ਉਹ ਤਰੀਕਾ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਾਮੇ ਸ਼ਾਂਤੀਪੂਰਵਕ ਵਸ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਜਾਂ ਕੁਆਰੰਟੀਨ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਅਤੇ ਆਪਣੇ ਪਰਿਵਾਰਾਂ, ਭਾਈਚਾਰਿਆਂ ਅਤੇ ਸਹਿਕਰਮੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਰੱਖਿਆ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ। ਯੋਗਦਾਨ ਦੇਉਣ ਲਈ ਇਸ ਪਟੀਸ਼ਨ ਤੇ ਦਸਤਖਤ ਕਰੋ ਜੀ। ---- ਅਸੀਂ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਦੇਖਣ ਦੇ ਤੁਹਾਡੇ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਆਦਰ ਕਰਦੇ ਹਾਂ। ਅਸੀਂ ਵਧੇਰੇ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਉਪਲਬਧ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼ਾਂ ਕਰ ਰਹੇ ਹਾਂ। ----- ਐਸ ਮੈਕਮੈਨਸ, ACTU ਸੈਕਰਟਰੀ, 365 ਕੁਈਨ ਸਟਰੀਟ, ਮੈਲਬੌਰਨ 3000 - ਦੁਆਰਾ ਅਧਿਕਾਰਤ
    9,944 of 10,000 Signatures
    Created by Australian Unions
  • सभी कर्मचारियों के लिए पेड आइसोलेशन लीव
    कार्यकर्ता (वर्कर्स) हमें इस महामारी में जरूरी सहायता दे रहे हैं। बहुत सारे आवश्यक श्रमिकों को अभी भी कोविड के संपर्क में होने का लगातार खतरा है। दो लाख से अधिक आकस्मिक (कैज़ुअल) कर्मचारियों के पास वार्षिक अवकाश (एनुअल लीव) और बीमार छुट्टी नहीं है। यह बहुत अनुचित होगा अगर एकांतवास या कुयरंटीन के कारण किसी को गुजारा करने के बारे में चिंता हो। हम मांग करते हैं कि किसी भी कामगार को कर्ज में जाने या आय खोने का सामना नहीं करना पड़े। यही तरीका है जिस से कार्यकर्ता शांतिपूर्ण मन से एकांतवास या कुयरंटीन कर सके और उनके परिवारों, समुदायों और सहकर्मियों को सुरक्षित रख सके। अपना योगदान देने के लिए इस याचिका पर साइन करें। --- हम हिंदी भाषा में जानकारी देखने के आपके अधिकार का सम्मान करते हैं। हम अधिक जानकारी हिंदी भाषा में उपलब्ध कराने के लिए प्रयास कर रहे हैं। --- एस मैकमैनस, ACTU सचिव, 365 क्वीन स्ट्रीट, मेलबर्न 3000 : द्वारा अधिकृत
    9,792 of 10,000 Signatures
    Created by Australian Unions
  • ਸਾਰੇ ਕਾਮਿਆਂ ਵਾਸਤੇ ਪੇਡ ਆਈਸੋਲੇਸ਼ਨ ਲੀਵ
    ਕਾਮੇ (ਵਰਕਰਜ਼) ਸਾਨੂੰ ਇਸ ਮਹਾਂਮਾਰੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਲੋੜੀਂਦੀ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਦੇ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ। ਬਹੁਤ ਸਾਰੇ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ (ਇਸੇਂਸ਼ਲ) ਕਾਮਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਅਜੇ ਵੀ ਕੋਵਿਡ ਦੇ ਸੰਪਰਕ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਉਣ ਦਾ ਲਗਾਤਾਰ ਖਤਰਾ ਹੈ। ਦੋ ਲੱਖ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਆਮ (ਕੈਸੂਅਲ) ਕਰਮਚਾਰੀਆਂ ਕੋਲ ਸਾਲਾਨਾ ਛੁੱਟੀ ਅਤੇ ਬਿਮਾਰ ਛੁੱਟੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਹੈ। ਸਵੈ-ਇਕਾਂਤ ਜਾਂ ਕੁਆਰੰਟੀਨ ਕਾਰਨ ਜੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਨੂੰ ਗੁਜ਼ਾਰਾ ਕਰਨ ਬਾਰੇ ਚਿੰਤਾ ਹੋਵੇ ਤਾਂ ਇਹ ਬਹੁਤ ਅਣਉਚਿਤ ਹੋਵੇਗਾ। ਸਾਡੀ ਮੰਗ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕਿਸੇ ਵੀ ਕਾਮੇ ਨੂੰ ਕਰਜ਼ੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਾਣ ਜਾਂ ਆਮਦਨ ਗੁਆਉਣ ਦਾ ਸਾਹਮਣਾ ਨਹੀਂ ਕਰਨਾ ਪਵੇ। ਇਹ ਉਹ ਤਰੀਕਾ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਾਮੇ ਸ਼ਾਂਤੀਪੂਰਵਕ ਵਸ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਜਾਂ ਕੁਆਰੰਟੀਨ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਅਤੇ ਆਪਣੇ ਪਰਿਵਾਰਾਂ, ਭਾਈਚਾਰਿਆਂ ਅਤੇ ਸਹਿਕਰਮੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਰੱਖਿਆ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ। ਯੋਗਦਾਨ ਦੇਉਣ ਲਈ ਇਸ ਪਟੀਸ਼ਨ ਤੇ ਦਸਤਖਤ ਕਰੋ ਜੀ। ---- ਅਸੀਂ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਦੇਖਣ ਦੇ ਤੁਹਾਡੇ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਆਦਰ ਕਰਦੇ ਹਾਂ। ਅਸੀਂ ਵਧੇਰੇ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਉਪਲਬਧ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼ਾਂ ਕਰ ਰਹੇ ਹਾਂ। ----- ਐਸ ਮੈਕਮੈਨਸ, ACTU ਸੈਕਰਟਰੀ, 365 ਕੁਈਨ ਸਟਰੀਟ, ਮੈਲਬੌਰਨ 3000 - ਦੁਆਰਾ ਅਧਿਕਾਰਤ
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    Created by Kirti Singh
  • We support workers at Tuftmaster Carpets
    When a company strips workers of conditions, it's not just those workers who suffer. Tuftmaster Carpets are trying to terminate a union agreement that limits the amount of casuals that are used by the company. If they get away with it, they'll be able to replace secure jobs with casual ones. It means the company could cut all of the conditions and wage increases workers have bargained for over decades. When secure jobs disappear, they don't come back. Help us tell Tuftmaster to support job security.
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  • Save Student Wellbeing at Macquarie University
    1. MAJOR STUDENT WELLBEING CUTS AT MACQUARIE Macquarie University management are moving to further cut Student Wellbeing services at Macquarie University (with numerous positions being axed and/or downgraded - roles such as Psychologists, Disability Liaison Officers, Accessibility Officers, Student Wellbeing Advisors, Student Advocates, Inappropriate / Unwanted Behaviour Officer, and administrative staff). These latest cuts are on top of extensive job losses to Student Wellbeing services which management implemented in late 2020, with nine positions cut, and numerous essential vacant positions unfilled by the University. 2. THREAT TO COMPLIANCE Student Wellbeing services at Macquarie University are woefully understaffed, and the lack of resources threatens compliance with the Disability Standards for Education and Higher Education Threshold Standards. Proposed resourcing is well below established standards according to the Counselling Standards published by ANZSSA. 3. TWO PERMANENT PSYCHOLOGISTS FOR 45,000 STUDENTS Management is seeking to resource only two (2) permanent Psychologists for a University that has approximately 45,000 domestic and international students, this is severely inadequate. 4. CUTS TO SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT Resources are being cut for the vital ‘Respect. Now. Always.’ service which is designed to prevent and respond to sexual assault matters, discrimination, harassment and bullying. 5. STUDENT NEEDS ARE INCREASING The number of students self-reporting a health condition has increased year on year since 2019, and staff are already struggling to keep up with student demand for wellbeing supports. 6. LOWEST IN SECTOR While other Universities are investing in student wellbeing, Macquarie University’s cuts will see students receiving some of the lowest levels of support in the sector. 7. STAFF AND STUDENTS OPPOSE THESE CHANGES These cuts highlight a critical need to strengthen the Enterprise Agreement provisions for professional staff at Macquarie University. The University is proceeding with harmful restructuring despite widespread and extensive feedback from staff and students opposing the attack on Student Wellbeing. For More Information: * Dec 2021 - Staffing cuts are out of touch with the “Australian Disability Strategy 2021-2031” committed to by the Prime-Minister and Premier of NSW on 3 December 2021, including Policy Priority 3 “Improve pathways and accessibility to further education and training for people with disability” - https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au/document/3106 * 15 Nov 2021 - "NTEU Response to PST Change Proposals: Student Services and Faculty Professional Services" provides a detailed overview of the proposed cuts to staffing at Macquarie University (including for Student Wellbeing). https://www.nteu.org.au/library/download/id/11356 * Nov 2021 – University of Melbourne paper: "Alleviating the human cost of COVID-19 in Australian universities" highlights the need “to increasingly focus on wellbeing, support, inclusion and trust for both staff and students; this will be a key ingredient to a vibrant and healthy higher education system.” https://melbourne-cshe.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/3962831/human-cost-of-covid-in-aus-unis.pdf
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    Created by Concerned Staff and Students Macquarie University
  • More super yacht mooring
    Luckily, in Scott Morrison we have a true champion of the super-yachting-community. Scott. Sco-Mo. Maaaate. What's a few million bucks of Australians' taxes between friends? Especially since you know we have your back at the next election.
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    Created by Edwina Byrne
  • Sack AV Executive Who Upheld Toxic Workplace Culture
    The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) review into Ambulance Victoria (AV) has found bullying, discrimination, victimisation, and sexual harassment are rife throughout the service. "We heard that some leaders at Ambulance Victoria – including senior leaders, managers, and other senior staff – are undermining organisational messaging on a commitment to workplace equality and respectful behaviour by displaying incivility or unlawful workplace behaviours and by failing to call out this behaviour when it occurs." (Page 296, VEOHRC Independent Review into Workplace Equality in Ambulance Victoria) AV staff have bravely spoken out about nepotism and discrimination, and no amount of policy and procedure can create a safe workplace when senior leaders who fostered this culture of workplace harm are in power. "We also heard that individuals who were known to have perpetrated unlawful conduct in the past at Ambulance Victoria had been promoted to positions of authority." (Page 281 VEOHRC review) To rebuild trust within AV, senior leaders responsible for fostering the “boys club” and offering promotion and protection to bullies, should be investigated and their employment terminated. Within AV’s latest People Matters Survey, only 34% of staff said they believed senior leaders demonstrate honesty and integrity. AV senior leadership has scored the lowest out of 17 Victorian public sector health organisations on integrity, honesty, inclusion and support. (Page 53, People Matters Survey) 5 of the 6 drivers of unlawful and harmful workplace conduct at AV are attributable to the AV Executive. (Page 278 VEOHRC review) A fundamental shift in culture requires an equally large shift in the senior leadership at Ambulance Victoria to lead the service out of the dark. The committed members of AV’s workforce who have endured years of inaction need to see change today.
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    Created by Lauren Stanley
  • Logan Christmas Lights Bus Tour - 2022
    Logan is an amazing community filled with people from various walks of life. We are all family, and Christmas is a time for bringing family together - and every family deserves a dazzling Christmas!
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    Created by Tiffany Graham
  • Reinstate Workload for Curtin NTEU Branch President
    How can the senior executive claim they want a fair and “collaborative” approach to bargaining when they have withdrawn their support of the NTEU at such a crucial time? How is it appropriate to finance management’s negotiating team with University funds, while cutting support from the NTEU during bargaining?
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    Created by Sian Flynne & Ryan Mead-Hunter
  • Safe Space for PoC at UTS!
    There is a high population of students from a variety of ethnic and migrant backgrounds who deserve a safe space to feel supported and validated in their time on campus. In 2020, UTS had 46,382 students enrolled and of those students, 13,963 were international students, 47% of students spoke languages other than English at home and 48% were born outside of Australia. Experiences of racial discrimination are common among students of colour, however, only 300 complaints have been reported to the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion entirely with an even smaller amount of these complaints being relevant to racial discrimination. The equity complaint sector itself is a relatively new sector with minimal data and offering students a space to explore the options available to them is vital. It is important for the plight of racial justice to extend beyond merely celebrating diversity. For an authentic sense of inclusion to be fostered, it is required of institutions to implement systems of support for bipoc students. The introduction of a safe space for the Ethnocultural Collective would allow students of colour the chance and space to discuss, dissect and reflect on their experiences by connecting with other students who face similar barriers and difficulties. This would also allow space for students of colour to raise awareness among students and pointing them towards processes of resolve in the face of discrimination and utilise the complaint system that is currently existent, but not particularly accessible. Urging the need for an allocated room and therefore Ethnocultural safe space, is the University Senior Executives’ plans for the “phased reactivation” of campus, as quoted in Andrew Parfitt, Provost and Senior Vice-President’s email sent to students on Monday the 11th of October 2021. With the reactivation and reopening of campus, comes the obligation of UTS Senior Executive to fast-track the bureaucratic process, and align the Ethnocultural safe space’s establishment with the return of students to campus. An Ethnocultural safe space would improve the campus experience for students of colour by firstly cultivating an active, ‘sticky campus’; but also filling the gaps that the university’s formal complaints processes aren’t able to address for students of Colour. Ultimately, a safe space would give students an outlet to express frustrations and anxieties of systemic and interpersonal racism, resulting in improved student wellbeing.
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    Created by UTS Ethnocultural Collective Picture
  • STOP PROFITING OFF OUR CHILDREN!
    Parents would be horrified to learn that for profit services are more likely to be understaffed, to fail to meet quality standards and to commit safety breaches. Private ECEC companies are enriching their owners and executives at the expense of the care provided to children and wages and the wellbeing and security of their employees. These practices are contributing to the worst staffing crisis the sector has ever seen, with educators leaving the sector in record numbers. That’s why educators like me are calling on the Federal Government to: • Make what really happens in early education transparent by requiring every business to publish their profit and how much tax they pay because parents and taxpayers have a right to know, • Cut the fat cats out of early education by investing in not-for-profit and public provision; • Regulate how much profit you can take out of early education to ensure taxpayers’ money goes to supporting little children and their educators, and not obscene profits. Sign this petition to tell the Federal Government to stop the private sector from profiting off our children! - Pixie, Early Childhood Educator
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    Created by Pixie and Big Steps Campaign Picture