Protecting Victoria's Vulnerable Children Inquiry
Premier Ted Baillieu has launched an inquiry to comprehensively investigate systemic problems in Victoria's child protection system and make recommendations to strengthen and improve the protection and support of vulnerable young Victorians.
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CPSU welcomes an open review that includes an examination of the adequacy of funding and staffing models.
CPSU is extremely concerned however about the timeframe for report and potential delay and has called for an immediate resources down payment.
CPSU Would Like Your Input - Call for Submissions / Workplace Meetings
CPSU will be calling for input from our members to assist us put forward a union submission to the panel.
CPSU will arrange worksite visits to EVERY office across the state to gather the necessary information.
Child protection workers know that the long term solution is premised on a system of work controlled in the interests of all by a caseload ceiling.
Contact CPSU Organiser Mandy Coulson by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our office on (03) 9639 1822 or toll free on 1800 810 153 to arrange your workplace meeting or for more information.
Please distribute this bulletin and ask your colleagues to join CPSU to have their voice heard and their views represented.
Our 7 day a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year industrial protection ensures you have the principal public sector organisation looking after your working rights, winning wage increases, protecting your conditions, and providing personal industrial assistance when you need it.
CPSU MEMBERSHIP IS PROTECTION FOR YOUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET. YOUR JOB.
Speak to a colleague today about the benefits of CPSU membership and have them contribute to our successes rather than just enjoying the benefits.
TOGETHER WE DO BETTER!
CPSU Victorian Branch Secretary
31 January 2011