ASSEMBLY SHOULD EXPLORE FLEXIBILITY FOR BREASTFEEDING MEMBERS

Today Shadow Minister for Women Giulia Jones will call on the Legislative Assembly to look into proxy voting options for breastfeeding MLAs during divisions in the chamber. “Currently the Legislative Assembly allows breastfeeding MLAs to feed their babies in the chamber but I believe the Assembly should consider proxy voting…

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Progress for nurse safety in Mental Health Unit

The ACT Labor government seems to have made some progress on nurse safety at the Mental Health Unit (MHU) at the Canberra Hospital. Last September I called on the government to review security and nurse safety after a large number of violent attacks at the MHU, Shadow Minister for Mental…

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Safety Review Needed For Mental Health Unit

Recent revelations of increased violence against nurses at the Adult Mental Health Unit at the Canberra Hospital has prompted the Canberra Liberals to call for a review of safety and security, Shadow Minister for Mental Health Giulia Jones said today. “I’m calling on the government to review security and nurse…

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Government Should Identify Pregnancy Discrimation

The National Sex Discrimination Commissioner has released the ‘Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review – Report 2014’. Today Shadow Minister for Women Giulia Jones is calling on the government to report on how widespread the problem of pregnancy discrimination is in Canberra. “I’m glad that the Sex Discrimination Commissioner…

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