April Abbott writes: I wrote this to highlight the difficulties I face as a mother of two young children returning to work. I'm shocked at the inflexibility of our system and the overt attempts to push mothers out of...
A Liberal government is elected to office in a landslide, without a whisper of its radical anti-worker IR policy, and within one month launches a massive attack on public sector wages and conditions. Sound familiar? Where Peter Reith, John Howard...
Steve is a paramedic educator who has taken part in a number of Medical Treks. It looks to be a rewarding experience open to medical professionals and others who want to get involved. Read about his story below. Medical Trek...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association is a branch of the federal nursing and midwifery union, which has now become one of the largest unions in Australia. The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has grown to almost 233,000 members,...
Margaret Melkie is a Sydney mental health nurse taking a stand against child sexual assault. In a couple of months time she'll attempt to run seven marathons in seven states in seven days to raise $10,000 for the Bravehearts 777. The 38-year-old will cover almost...
Central Queensland University Lecturer Olav Muurlink argues that humans aren't meant to work 24/7, and that penalty rates are crucial for workers' health.  Penalty rates are often cast as a roadblock to business or employment but public health researchers see...
Clearing the Air 2018 Conferences and Lobby Days are a part of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia’s series of regional and national networking, training and lobbying events across Australia. The NSW/ACT Annual Conference was held in June 2018 in Canberra. These are...
Alice Suttie CNS works in a surgical hospital in Sydney - but she has some doubts about the extensive use of gloves. Do you agree? We'd especially like to hear from other theatre nurses - but all nurses and...
1 Million Women is offering the chance for a young woman to undertake communications training to expand her skills and knowledge and bring those learnings back to 1 Million Women through the Tara Hunt Scholarship. It's a four-week journey...
Nurses at Cobar Hospital have this week agreed to a three-month trial of new staffing arrangements that restore 60 nursing hours a fortnight to the hospital roster. The breakthrough follows weeks of disputation between the Cobar NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA)...