We're paying tribute to the nurses and midwives in NSW who have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List. For their dedication to helping others and being outstanding role models for the entire nursing profession, these nurses...
The issue of new grad nurse unemployment has been getting some media airtime, with unions calling for the Abbott Government not to relax the laws that regulate the use of 457 visas in Australia. The Federal Government has appointed...
Health advocates across multiple sectors have panned the Morrison Government’s recent budget for being inadequate in its approach towards health care. The Morrison Government’s so-called “Back in Black” budget is slated to return the nation’s finances to surplus at the...
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is inviting all nurses and midwives to join them in calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Federal MPs to evacuate over 85 children and their families from Nauru and Manus Island.  NSW Nurses...
With the Aged Care royal commission under way, Prof Joseph Ibrahim argues it's too little, too late for those currently in Aged Care.
South Australian nurse Sandy Bradley writes about the voluntary euthanasia debate and nurses' role in that. She says 'Not being able to discuss voluntary euthanasia to address individual concerns about this issue frustrates me as a nurse ... Australian nurses, in...
The Federal Government has appointed an expert panel to review current regulations on Australian employers accessing skilled labour from offshore, including nurses and midwives. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation will be making a submission to the panel, focusing in particular on...
The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation officially supports a law for voluntary euthanasia and a Bill is coming up very soon in South Australia. The ANMF is a partner in this powerful Go Gentle Australia campaign to ask people to...
The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation is calling on Federal MPs to support an amendment to the Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018.
Judith Kiejda, Assistant General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, spoke at the ACTU Congress in Melbourne today on union determination to oppose federal government cuts to the paid parental leave scheme (PPL). Here is Judith's speech as...