Current Policies & PapersDiscussion Paper on the Ethical Recruitment of Overseas Trained Health Workers
This discussion paper contains information for the promotion of discussion on policies and strategies to improve Australia's ethical recruitment and employment of overseas trained health workers.
National Treasury Reforms to Australia's Health Workforce
Powerpoint presentation on the the national reform agenda for Australia's health workforce
WorkChoices threatens Health Workers' Safety - Union OHS Training Critical
The Health Sector is one industry where serious injuries have been continually rising, ranking it the third most dangerous industry after construction and manufacturing. The reduced statutory rights for unions and workers under WorkChoices to ensure safe working environments and the protection of the jobs for workers who are seeking them - will only worsen OHS outcomes across health and community services sectors.Trade Union OHS Training is the only source of training where workers can be sure that they are informed of ALL of their rights and legal processes for ensuring their protection at work.For further information see the attached document and/or contact you local HSU Branch.
National Health Practitioners Registration Scheme Submission
The HSU Submission to the Prime Ministers 'Health Workforce Group' containing principles to be adhered to in the National Scheme for the Registration of Health Practitioners
Submission to the Productivity Commission on 'Australia's Health Workforce'
This Submission responds to the Productivity Commission's Review of Australia's Health Workforce. This submission highlights the necessity for evidence based analysis of the factors affecting the attraction and retention - sustainability- of Australia's health workforce.
These factors include; the productivity and work intensity increases by the health workforce; skills recognition and parity of income with other professionals and health professionals overseas; and a realistic recognition of the occupational health and safety factors affecting the health workforce.
Aged Care Policy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
Health Workforce policy
Government Services and Tax policy
Industrial Relations Policy
The Future of Healthcare
Mental Health Policy
Occupational Health and Safety Policy
Reaching Out to New Members Policy
Superannuation and Retirement Income Policy