The NSW Government reduced the NSW Health Budget by $3
Billion over four years.
$2 Billion cut from local hospital
$775 Million cut through a ‘labour
3600 Jobs affected
“Savings could be
found by cutting
Jillian Skinner - NSW Health Minister
The NSW Government has already
Capped wage increases to 2.5% per annum for most
NSW Government employees.
Reduced workers compensation beneﬁts by removing journey
claims; capping time available for rehabilitation; and reducing
weekly payments to injured workers after 13 weeks.
Applied to slash the award conditions of 80 000 public
Stripped $1.7 Billion from NSW Education
“At least 80,000 NSW public sector
workers are set to lose salary
beneﬁts and conditions under
sweeping cuts to their awards.”
(Sydney Morning Herald, August 29, 2012)
“Premier Barry O'Farrell says he has
‘no apologies’ for plans to cut
public servants' entitlements such
as annual leave loadings and
(Daily Telegraph, 29th August, 2012).
Protecting and improving your conditions means having a team
ready to campaign from Day One
The ‘Our HSU’ Team will immediately launch the campaign to
protect our conditions from these cuts
The ﬁrst major strategy is organising new workers into the
Because a growing Union is a stronger Union
The second major strategy is rebuilding our alliance with Unions
NSW and the ACTU.
Because HSU Members should never be left alone.
The third major strategy is overhauling all our ﬁnancial systems
Because only an honest Union can be trusted
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