This year public health system nurses and midwives have achieved a huge victory in our campaign for an Award that includes the introduction of ratios and good pay increases. Our new Award was won because of the commitment of...
NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson and Shadow Health Minister Dr Andrew McDonald have met with nurses concerned that changes to their award could see minimum staffing levels scrapped and hospital wards left understaffed by nurses and midwives. The O'Farrell Government...
NSWNA Council has endorsed Branches taking stop work action to attend a rally in The Domain, Sydney from 11:30am on Thursday, 8th September. The NSW Government has removed the rights of public sector workers fair pay and conditions. NSW public sector...
Monday was International Nurses Day - it was also a global day of action by all the members of Global Nurses United, including the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association. As part of our contribution to the day, we produced a...
The NSW government has tabled a draconian bill targeted at the wages and conditions of public sector employees. The bill strips the NSW Industrial Relations Commission of its independence. The government will be able to dictate to the IR Commission its...
With the Federal Election just around the corner, Nurse Uncut investigates if your wages and penalty rates will be better off under Labor or the Coalition. With the major parties battling over so-called “Middle Australia”, there’s never been a more...
The strike action on Wednesday, 24 November was successfully organised and rolled out, big thanks to NSWNA and all the nurses who showed their support. Here are some  photos from the meetings and below are sharings from two of our...
With debate raging nationally about the need for pill testing, three nurses have written to Nurse Uncut about why they believe it’s time for this important policy reform. I cannot believe the opposition to pill testing...
National Pain Week is an annual initiative run by Chronic Pain Australia. This year, the week runs from 23 – 29 July 2018, and seeks to build awareness of the experience of people living with chronic pain. Chronic pain –...
The O'Farrell government has welcomed the release of an interim report by the NSW Commission of Audit, in the belief that this is a "roadmap for reform to deliver a more productive, efficient and responsive NSW public sector." NSWNA General...