The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has had a massive increase in membership, with almost 25,000 new members joining the union in the last year - a large amount from private sector aged care. “Our new members include nurses, midwives and...
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...
We all need to get active to win our mandated nurse-to-patient ratios campaign. During September, the New South Wales Nurses Association (NSWNA) is campaigning for ‘nurse staffing ratios and skill mix’. They are encouraging members to reach out to the...
Any further changes to workplace laws should improve job security, rights and protections for the millions of people in insecure work, not hand more power to employers, say unions. In its submission to the review of the Fair Work Act,...
The O'Farrell government's attacks on public sector workers & the services they deliver will have dire consequences for our community. Come join your community to find out about the human cost of the O'Farrell public sector attacks on public education,...

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Have you ever thought about participating in health research but never got round to it? Or are you a health professional who needs to conduct research and want to shorten the participant recruitment process? Then you might be interested in...
By Mike Daube, Professor of Health Policy at Curtin University. This article was originally published at The Conversation. Beyond the recent publicity around cuts to health and other portfolios, something deeply disturbing – even sinister – is occurring in Queensland....
The magazine “Insight” is running a survey about people’s level of confidence with whether the Government will implement the recommendations for the Productivity Commission Report. Probably of more value, it gives an opportunity to comment on areas they should focus...