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FINAL CALL: UP TO $8,000 AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT All women currently employed in the Australian health sector are invited to apply for a limited pool of scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range of...
Scholarships open: Tuesday 29 May 2018 Scholarships close: 5pm (AEST) Sunday 24 June 2018 Successful applicants announced: Thursday 12 July 2018 The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), HESTA Australia and the Lowitja Institute are proud to announce that applications for the...
The Federal Budget handed down two weeks ago by the Coalition Government has a number of problems. No new public hospital funding, no effort to mandate ratios in aged care and continued cuts to the ABC are some of the...
A new report from The Centre for Independent Studies has revealed what many nurses already know; there is not enough access to palliative care. As many as 130,000 people could have received palliative care last year but only around 11%...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
South Australian nurses were on the verge of industrial action but instead had a win in court. A legal battle last Friday in the South Australian Industrial Relations Commission between the SA Government and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation...
In Australia today, economic language isn’t used to help, inform or educate but to silence us, argues Richard Denniss, chief economist for the Australia Institute. In fact, we're hearing a lot of econobabble. This is a talk Richard gave at Professional Day...
In March this year, Julia wrote about her experience living and having kids under the privatised US health system - it was a very 'rude awakening'. Now Julia is back in Sydney and finds that we too are being rushed...
How do people who have been born elsewhere interact with the Australian health system - and with you as a nurse or midwife? What impact will immigration trends have on our future national health priorities? How should we adjust our priorities...
Nurse Tom took to the streets of Sydney to ask people how they felt about the $57 million hole in health funding, the GP rebate freeze and cuts to pathology and screening services. Sure, it's been a long eight weeks...

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