Health Researcher Ben from the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association runs us through why current bargaining laws need a real overhaul, to ensure nurse and midwives get their fair share.  Under the current enterprise bargaining rules, nurses and midwives in...
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...
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...
The 2019 Australian Women’s Health Diary When you buy the diary, not only will you be helping the 50 women diagnosed with breast cancer every day, but you’ll have the perfect organiser for the year ahead, with all latest health...
Five nurses in West Papua have been jailed by the Indonesian government for taking industrial action. Australian Unions and the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) are calling for the immediate release of theses nurses. The nurses and midwives at the DokII Hospital...
Following the success of love and Australia voting Yes to marriage equality, we take a moment to reflect on some of the impacts of the campaign and how we all felt. Kath is a nurse who tells her story...
The Workplace Tragedy group - a support group for families of people who have been killed while on the job - is holding a vigil on three days this week outside Parliament House in Sydney to protest against the...
Yesterday, on a beautiful sunny day outside Parliament House, the NSWNMA launched its campaign to embed and extend ratios for all nurses and patients across the state. Brett Holmes spoke to a gathering of delegates that was colourful and enthusiastic. Here's...
Brett Holmes, the General-Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (and himself a nurse and midwife), will be sleeping rough next Thursday 20 June to help raise awareness and funds for Vinnies' services for the homeless. Update: Brett slept...
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...