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Transport EBA Update

To all members We are just updating you on the progress of the Transport Officers Certified Agreement; basically, advising that St John Management have rejected the AEA offer and stalled negotiations. We have not been advised of a further meeting or counteroffer because we believe that Management are attempting to…
Lee Waller
23 March 2021
NewsParamedic NewsTransport

Ramping/Multiple-Patient Care

Dear members You may be aware that St John have issued a revised SOP Patient Flow and Ramping guideline document. Despite serious objections from the AEAWA, there has yet again been no response to our attempts to engage in meaningful consultation on these revisions, and St John continue to implement…
Lee Waller
19 March 2021
NewsParamedic News

PARAMEDIC EBA NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Dear members, Your negotiation team met with management today to conduct the third Paramedic EBA bargaining session. Much of this meeting was spent in discussions with St John regarding the proposed Clinical Appropriate Model of Care (CAMC). The AEAWA was invited to provide feedback, which consisted of the following points:…
Lee Waller
17 March 2021
NewsParamedic News

AMBULANCE OFFICER / PARAMEDIC EBA UPDATE

Dear members, The AEAWA team attended the second EBA negotiation meeting today. This meeting saw the official presentation of the AEAWA Log of Claims, followed by a more detailed exploration of St John’s ‘Clinical Appropriate Model of Care’ (CAMC) where St John sought to rationalise their plan, and explain the…
Lee Waller
3 March 2021
NewsParamedic News

Paramedic EBA update / AEAWA claim

Dear members, Please find attached our official EBA claim for Ambulance Officers & Paramedics. The claim is compiled of submissions received from our wider membership, as well as submissions on behalf of the committee to address shortfalls that have been identified in the course of representing our members.​ While their…
Lee Waller
2 March 2021
NewsParamedic News

AMBULANCE OFFICER / PARAMEDIC EBA FAQ

Dear members, we have put together this short FAQ for those of you who might be new to the process. Please contact us should have you any additional questions: What is the EBA? The EBA (Enterprise Bargaining Agreement) is the single document (sometimes known as a 'Certified Agreement' once it…
Lee Waller
26 February 2021
NewsParamedic News

St John Ambulance EBA Offer – See What You Think!

PARAMEDIC EBA UPDATE 24th FEBRUARY 2021 Please be advised that your bargaining team attended the first Paramedic EBA negotiations meeting today. At this meeting St John presented their ‘offer’ (click here to view). The AEAWA team are still digesting the detail of this offer, however it is the early opinion…
Lee Waller
23 February 2021
NewsTransport

Transport Officers being told to work through breaks

ATTN Transport Officers, Yesterday a communication was sent via AmbiCAD message stating words to the effect that, ‘due to the high volume of transfers, we may not be able to give breaks in some cases’. All ATO’s should be aware that Clause 22 (d) of their Certified Agreement states that…
Lee Waller
19 February 2021
NewsParamedic News

2020 launch of our income protection product

Dear members, Since the November 2020 launch of our Income Protection product, the AEAWA executive have been hard at work to iron out wrinkles and refine the application process. To compensate for this, the AEAWA have negotiated a final extension of the automatic acceptance / pre-existing conditions period (for existing…
Lee Waller
28 January 2021
NewsParamedic News

AHPRA/St John formal mentoring

Dear all, Some of our on-road members will recently have received communication from senior management advising that “If you no longer wish to be recorded as a formal mentor you may still be called upon to mentor if there isn’t a recently trained mentor available” as “APHRA registration does include…
Lee Waller
20 January 2021