The further extension of the severance scheme into the next financial year confirms that the attempt to cut 3000 public service jobs has failed.
Today, hundreds of Department of Education workers are taking action in support of public education.
CPSU/CSA Secretary Toni Walkington says the government needs to reverse the job cuts decision and keep critical public education services.
Today, hundreds of Department of Education workers will take action in support of public education.
On Tuesday, CPSU/CSA Delegates unanimously resolved to take industrial action because the government had failed to address their concerns about cuts to education.
Tomorrow more than a hundred education staff finish up under the voluntary targeted separation scheme. This significant headcount reduction is just the start.
Reports today that accuse Banksia Hill Detention Centre custodial staff of torture are being strongly denied by staff at the centre.
The story suggests detainees have been subjected to prolonged solitary confinement, obscene threats by guards, and the refusal of meals, visits and showers.