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New graduates deserve access to work.

There are a high number of new nurse graduates who have found it difficult to get nursing work, we want to hear from you.

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Call on Health Minister Lawrence Springborg to urgently intervene to deliver a fair pay deal for Mater Public Hospital nurses and midwives.

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  • Skills and jobs - but what about care?

    Monday 14th April, 2014

    A new report recommending that increased numbers of nursing assistants replace highly-educated nurses is not the solution to Australia’s nursing shortage and future demand for health services, according to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF).

  • Nurses’ overwhelming support for safe nurse/patient ratios

    Friday 11th April, 2014

    General Secretary of the NSW Nurses’ and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Brett Holmes today said he is not surprised by the overwhelming support shown by nurses and midwives for the Association’s campaign to extend and improve safe nurse to patient ratios.

  • ANMF says a hospital tax will end Medicare

    Wednesday 9th April, 2014

    The country’s largest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), says reports the Abbott Government is considering a new “hospital tax” will end universal healthcare for all Australians.

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Lee Thomas

ANMF Federal Secretary

Grad Nurses Need Jobs!

An expert panel has been appointed by the Government to review the regulations on employers accessing skilled labour offshore, including nurses and midwives.

The ANMF will be making a submission focusing on the high numbers of new nurse graduates who have been finding it difficult to get nursing work, and we want to hear from recent graduates about your experience.

Graduate nurses, fill in the ANMF survey so we know your experiences obtaining work after graduation.  You can find out more and have your say by going to our campaign page.

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  • Save Medicare rally, 15 February 2014

    Save Medicare rally, 15 February 2014

    The Coalition Government is floating the idea of a co-payment for every visit to a GP - but this is undoubtedly just the beginning of their plan to dismantle Medicare and invite private insurers in. Hundreds gathered at Sydney Town Hall on a rainy Saturday to defend Medicare.

  • Medicare turns 30

    Medicare turns 30

    Mothers and babies came together to celebrate Medicare and wish it many happy returns. Acting General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association (NSWNMA), Judith Kiejda, noted that it is vital to protect Medicare from being dismantled, especially on behalf of future Australians.

  • Education Dreams

    Education Dreams

    Help Us Create A Better Future For Australia. Education is the key to curing just about every social-economic-global problem, yet Australia has a school attendance rate of only 92 per cent.