National Child Protection Week: 4 - 10 September 2016
This week is National Child Protection Week (4-10 September). The PSA thanks all of our members in Families SA for keeping our children safe.
PSA SSO Recognition Week: 15 - 19 August 2016
This week is PSA SSO Recognition Week and to acknowledge the hard work our SSOs do in schools, with students and the community, the PSA is asking you to nominate an outstanding SSO who goes above and beyond their job description.
To nominate an SSO, please email the PSA at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why they deserve to be nominated.
SA Not for Sale Rally
The State Government broke a clear election promise of 'no privatisation' with the announcement from the State Budget to "commercialise" transactional functions of the Lands Services Group.
PSA members were out in force, to rally against this decision and show the Government that they do not support this sell off of South Australian assets.
Join the campaign - SA Not for Sale and sign the petition here.
NAIDOC Week March
PSA staff and members marched together as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations - a community event in recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.
PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin addressed media outside the State Budget lock-up expressing outrage over announcements that public sector wage increases will be capped at 1.5% per annum for the next three years creating a second class of Public Sector Workers, and the breaking of a core Government promise to not privatise Government services with the 'commercialisation' of the Lands Title Office.
PSA Chief Industrial Officer, Josie Barbaro addressed media on the welcomed and long-awaited announcement to overhaul Child Protection made by the State's Premier.
PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin, PSA Assistant General Secretary Natasha Brown, PSA Vice President and PSA Worksite Representative met with the Chief Executive from Department for Communities and Social Inclusion.
PSA General Secretary, Nev Kitchin and PSA Worksite Representatives from the Department for Correctional Services.
PSA General Secretary, Nev Kitchin, PSA Assistant General Secretary, Natasha Brown and former Commissioner of the SAIRC and PSA Assistant General Secretary, Greg Stevens spoke at SafeWork SA on Effective Workplace Consultation.
PSA General Secretary, Nev Kitchin, PSA President, Lesley Burford with PSA Representatives from Housing SA attend a meeting with the Hon. Zoe Bettison MP.
PSA General Secretary, Nev Kitchin unveils a new Era for the PSA, Logo and Protection in Numbers campaign to PSA Worksite Representatives.
PSA Members and Worksite Reps from Families SA wear green as a show of unity and support for their fellow staff. The current PSA campaign is for improved working conditions for staff to create improved services for vulnerable children in SA.
The PSA attending a Department for Correctional Services Awards Ceremony.
PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin, Assistant General Secretary Natasha Brown, and PSA President Lesley Burford attend a Housing SA Worksite Representatives meeting held at the PSA.
PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin and Assistant General Secretary Natasha Brown attending a Correctional Officer Training Course.
PSA General Secretary Nev Kitchin addressing media on Families SA industrial action.
PSA campaigning as part of Education Enterprise Bargaining (DECD).
PSA campaigning as part of SA Water Enterprise Bargaining.