The NSWNA Council has endorsed the taking of ballots by all Branches regarding stop work action for rallies to protest against Industrial Relations legislation introduced to Parliament by the O'Farrell Government. The first of these rallies will be held at...
An ad that was in page 17 of The Daily Telegraph sends a strong message to the O'Farrell Government that they do not have the right to remove the independence of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission. The reality is the...
Nurses, aged care workers and a teacher appear in a GetUp ad urging Wayne Swan to use the next Budget to put money into the public health system, aged care and education rather than into the pockets of billionaires....
A significant win for the Coffs Mental Health Nurses. NSW Nurses Association members at the Coffs Harbour Mental Health Unit decided to take action over serious staff shortages that are putting staff and patients at risk. After closing six beds to...

New Jobs for 2011!

Nurses in NSW have fought hard for desperately needed nurse-to-patient ratios, which have now been delivered via set nursing hours per patient day. New funding is available for 1,400 more nurses and midwives to join NSW public health over...
Don't allow Premier Barry O'Farrell to introduce laws into parliament that will cut the wages and conditions of thousands of public sector workers. With a stroke of a pen -Barry O'Farrell will determine your rights at work As you may...
The Australian Government must consider economic sanctions against Fiji’s military regime in the wake of new laws that place even greater restrictions on human rights in the island nation, say unions. ACTU President Ged Kearney said a new decree quietly...
NSWNA Council endorsed Branches taking stop work action to attend a rally in The Domain, Sydney. But don't despair if you didn't make it to Sydney, regional rallies are being organised statewide. Make sure to wear RED. You can download...
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...
Workers have the right to be safe at home and at work from domestic violence. Domestic violence can put jobs at risk, affecting performance, productivity and safety at work. In a supportive and informed workplace, workers will feel safe to disclose. A...