'We've got a fight ahead of us': Paramedics label budget 'underwhelming'

Kate McIlwain
September 20 2023 - 3:24pm
Wollongong resident and Health Services Union (HSU) delegate Tess Oxley outside Wollongong Hospitla in 2022. File picture
Wollongong resident and Health Services Union (HSU) delegate Tess Oxley outside Wollongong Hospitla in 2022. File picture

Paramedics feel betrayed and angry by the Labor Government's first budget, which they say has failed to deliver any certainty when it comes to better pay for their struggling workforce.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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