Population changes and specialisation of nursing services have led to increasingly stressful service demands on community nurses, according to a recent article in The Lamp. This is especially evident in an area like the New South Wales north coast. The...
A study of Australia's public service (APS) has found the sector is roughly the same size as it was 20 years ago. The report by the Centre of Policy Development by James Whelan looks at employment trends, community attitudes and...
Waratah Village (West Wyalong) management has told Fair Work Australia that it will reclassify its high care beds as low care beds to apparently avoid having to have 24-hour registered nurse coverage at the facility. What do our Nurse Uncut...
A public forum at Parliament House in Sydney last month saw concerned communities from around the state demand a greater say about the supply of alcohol in their neighbourhoods. The NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has now launched a...
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Penny McCall Howard spoke at the Race to Save Medicare event in Sydney yesterday. Penny has a five month old son and reflected on the crucial role of Medicare in supporting her through her pregnancy - and the pregnancies of...
The NSW State Government has flagged a second wave of attacks against the working conditions of public sector workers including nurses. Now, Barry O’Farrell has accepted the broad thrust of a new report commissioned by his government that advocates...
Members and the NSWNA face a major risk that the Liberal State Government could stop payroll deductions and block members union fees reaching the NSWNA. If it happens in NSW, members may lose industrial protection and the NSWNA financial security. Direct...
Palliative care nurse Bruno Cordier from Western Australia set off from Sydney on January 11 on his solo bike ride without a support vehicle across Australia to Perth via Adelaide. The event is called Cycling for Fistulas and the...
Do you know what NSW Governments position is (as of October 31st) on individual components of the NSWNA pay and conditions claim? Did you know they've said NO to 1% extra for employer paid superannuation? They have also said NO to...