Too often skilled jobs are discussed exclusively within the context of productivity, competitiveness and the economy.
UnionsWA has questioned today’s announcement by the Barnett Government that it will sell public land estimated to be worth a quarter of a billion dollars.Read more
Meredith Hammat, Save Our Services spokesperson and Secretary UnionsWA today commented on the announcement by the Barnett Government that it will privatise ports and the Market City.
Save Our Services got along to the Council on the Ageing Rally at Perth Town Hall on Friday 20 June, 2014. Take a couple of minutes to hear what older West Australians told us about proposed cuts to concessions and raising the age for retirement.
Save Our Services spokesperson and UnionsWA Secretary, Meredith Hammat today commented on the latest release by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) of apprentice and trainee numbers in WA that show the fall in numbers to be the worst for five years. Recent state budget increases to training fees and funding cuts to TAFE are likely to hasten this decline.Read more
How can it be that WA has a first rate economy but second rate government finances?
Many hold as faith that the downgrading of the financial ratings for the WA Government is the result of Canberra ripping off our GST and there being too many over-paid public sector workers.
But are these views based on myth or reality?Read more