Prison Blues: DOJ and CV Consultative Forums

Updated 22/04/2016

Notes from Meetings with Justice and Corrections
Please click on the links below to read the items and actions arising from the High Level and Mid Level Consultative Meetings held in December last year with Justice and Corrrections.

Issues under discussion with DOJ & CV include;

- Loddon Roster,
- PDP's for COG 4's
- Standby Allowance for Industry Managers
- Reclasifications
- SESG Escort Matrix
- Police Checks
- Progression Payments
- Clinical Services

Click here;


New Employment Minimums Boost our VPSA09 Entitlements


New employment standards that came into effect on New Year s Day and these set out the minimum entitlements for all workers, including hours of work, leave, notice of termination and redundancy pay.

To view the items in the NES that have been identified as more favourable than the corresponding provisions in our Victorian Public Service Agreements click here:

These new rights and protections that came into force on New Year s Day are in addition to enhanced unfair dismissal protection, rights to collective bargaining, and a good faith bargaining regime for all workers that began in July 2009.

More information about these new rights and protections is available at

Speak to a colleague today about the benefits of CPSU membership and have them contribute to our successes rather than just enjoying the benefits.

CPSU - 125 in 2010.

When 1,000 colonial public servants crammed into the Athenaeum Hall in Collins Street on 18 June 1885 to form the Victorian Public Service Association they had no idea that we d be still here and turning 125 this year.


CPSU Victorian Branch Secretary

13 January 2010

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