Skip to content
Political, Union


HSU < 1 mins read

Ukrainian medic and advocate Yulia ‘Taira’ Paievska will receive a hero’s welcome when she addresses HSU paramedic delegates, Health Minister Ryan Park and Ukrainian Ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko in Sydney on Wednesday.

“We are incredibly excited and humbled to meet and learn from Taira while she is in Australia,” HSU NSW Secretary Gerard Hayes said.

“She is an international medical hero who has helped save thousands of civilian and soldiers’ lives under absolutely unimaginable circumstances.

“We are committed to continuing to support Ukrainian medics' efforts to deliver vital care under incredibly trying conditions.”

Taira captured Russian atrocities on bodycam so the film could be smuggled out of the country during the 2022 siege of Mariupol and endured three months’ captivity by Russian forces. She received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, was named among the BBC's 100 Women list and selected as a laureate of the International Women of Courage (IWOC) award. 

Who: Yulia ‘Taira’ Paievska, Ukrainian Ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations Co-Chair Kateryna Argyrou, Ukrainian Council of NSW Vice President Andrew Mencinsky and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Director of Psychiatry Tanya Dus

When: 1pm Wednesday, November 22 

Where: Health Services Union, L2/109 Pitt Street

For more information, contact Nadia Mencinsky on +61 416 253 963 or Nick Lucchinelli 0422229032

More from this category

  • Education Training, Political
  • 21/02/2024
  • 21:48
Christian Schools Australia

Media Contact – Christian Schools Australia

21 February 2024 Media Contact – Christian Schools Australia Christian Schools Australia (CSA) is the largest association of Christian schools in the country and…

  • Contains:
  • Finance Investment, Political
  • 21/02/2024
  • 07:10
Super Members Council

Changes to make retirement simpler and easier to navigate

Australians spend all their super in retirement, draw down on super more than the minimum required, find retirement and super overly complex, and crave more information from their funds on how to navigate the system, new research shows. The Super Members Council retirement income submission to Treasury, made a series of recommendations to simplify the system for members while ensuring it can accommodate flexibility and sometimes differing needs of Australia's building wave of retirees. SMC Chief Executive Misha Schubert said super in combination with the Age Pension has given millions a better life in retirement. But while some Australians get…

  • Contains:
  • Foreign Affairs Trade, Political
  • 20/02/2024
  • 12:41
La Trobe University


EXPERT ALERT – USA PRIMARY FEBRUARY 24 La Trobe University experts are available to discuss the next US election primary on February 24. ***Professor Dennis Altman Vice Chancellor's Fellow, La Trobe UniversityE: M: 0487 448 734 Professor Dennis Altman is the author of fifteen books. He is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow and Professorial Fellow in the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University in Melbourne. He was Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard in 2005 and listed by The Bulletin as one of the 100 most influential Australians ever. Professor Altman can discuss: Is it inevitable that…

Media Outreach made fast, easy, simple.

Feature your press release on Medianet's News Hub every time you distribute with Medianet. Pay per release or save with a subscription.