This year marks the 50th anniversary of Australia’s industrial relations system endorsing the principle of “equal pay for equal work”. Yet, five decades on, a gender pay gap remains. The 1969 decision was a breakthrough, but also highlighted the problem of...
NSWNMA Assistant Secretary, Judith Kiejda, outlines why sexual harassment at work should be considered a safety issue in order to make real change. It’s a year since the stories of now-disgraced Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein first began to hit the...
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...
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...
Starting small as a simple protest march in Washington D.C against the election of Donald Trump in January 2017, the Women’s March grew astronomically worldwide. Millions marched in 576 different locations across 82 countries all with the same message;...
Did you know that diabetes and its complications is now the ninth leading cause of death for women globally? Gestational Diabetes Melitus (GDM) is also on the rise, affecting nearly one in every seven pregnancies. More than 100 Australian women...
Liesl is a nurse and a mother of young kids who finds rostering a vexed issue - she can feel scared to speak out to ask for a suitable roster. How do we keep work-life balance at these times...
If you are a working nurse, you may have concerns about developing varicose veins. For many reasons, these fears are justified. The risk factors that determine one's likelihood of contracting vein diseases like varicose veins and spider veins are...
Chances are most of us have a grandparent or another older family member who had rheumatic fever as a kid or may have died of its untreated sequelae, rheumatic heart disease (RHD). It was relatively common in Melbourne and...
The World Breastfeeding Week’s 25th year in 2017 starts today. WBW2017 celebrates working together for the common good, which produces sustainable results, greater than the sum of our individual efforts. Find WBW on Facebook. Download a beautiful poster for your workplace...