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Save Public Service Jobs: CPSU Member Profiles

YOUR CPSU interviewed a number of State Public Sector Workers recently to highlight the way their work helps our communites.

See highlights from these profiles below.

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Anthony – Parks Narawntapu National Park.

From firefighting to managing national parks, nature reserves, conservation areas and public reserves, Anthony’s role as ranger is about looking after our natural assets that so many Tasmanians and tourists enjoy.

“Tourism is a main money earner for Tasmania so to be able to provide those experiences to people … is very important.”


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Stephen – Service Tasmania

You’ll find Stephen at the Hobart shopfront helping Tasmanians with  births deaths marriages requests, registering their cars,  paying their fines and in many other ways.

“Service Tasmania is unique in itself. It is a true one stop shop for all government agencies.”


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Sonya – Burnie LINC

Sonya loves helping customers find what they’re looking for at the Burnie LINC, whether it’s books or information.

“…The service we provide to all our clients is of a high quality. They can come in, access what they need here, they can access our website from home and do their own research. We provide literacy training as well so people can learn to read and write to get them back into the workplace again.”



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Maree – Tas Fire Service

An Adminstration Officer, during the bushfire season Maree works as a Logistics Officer in the Incident Management Team.

“One of the most important aspects of my job is supporting the fire fighters on the ground during the fire season. “



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Stuart – Quarantine Tasmania

Stuart’s diverse role could see him checking luggage at Launceston airport or inspecting shipping at Bell Bay.

“…We all work very hard to keep Tasmania free of any biodiversity pests and diseases that might destroy our clean green image that we do have and like to promote.”  



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Leah – Child Protection

A Response Team Leader, Leah is one of the many passionate Child Protection Workers.

“It’s an important job because we keep vulnerable children safe and we also support their families.” 



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Owen – DIER Roads Management

In his role Owen looks after limited access roads, which  is all about safety.

“As you’d imagine we’ve got highways with a large amount of traffic and high speeds. By limiting the number of access points onto the highway we keep the highways safe and efficient.”





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