Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Members

Friday 20th March, 2020

The World Health Organization has announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic. Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms Read more

Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

Wednesday 29th January, 2020

2020, the World Health Organisation designated International Year of the Nurse & Midwife, is our year. It is the year for our voices to be heard and for Australia’s politicians to recognise our value by investing in the nursing and midwifery workforce. Genuinely. Properly. Truly. Read more

Australia’s Bushfire Crisis

Thursday 16th January, 2020

At this terrible time for Australia, the ANMF acknowledges and expresses our sincere gratitude to all the emergency workers, volunteers, and community members who are working tirelessly, under extraordinary conditions, in and for fire-affected areas. It is in times of adversity that we often see the very best of people. Among the heartbreak are incredible stories of strength, generosity, and unity. Read more

Close The Gap

Monday 18th March, 2019

Everyone deserves the right to a healthy future and the opportunities this affords. However, many of Australia’s First Peoples are denied the same access to healthcare that non-Indigenous Australians take for granted. Despite a decade of Government promises the gap in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians is widening. Read more

Our Climate Our Health

Wednesday 21st November, 2018

Climate change is already having a significant impact on the health of the Australian community, however Australia doesn’t have a national climate change and health policy. The ANMF supports the Our Climate Our Health campaign for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Wellbeing for Australia. Read more

Change The Rules

Sunday 11th March, 2018

Australian Unions are campaigning to change the rules so that working people have more secure jobs and better pay. Read more

Ratios for Aged Care - Make Them Law Now

Tuesday 6th February, 2018

Australia has strict staff ratios for childcare, which is as it should be. But there are no ratios for aged care and no laws to ensure our elderly get the care they need. Read more

What is the Hidden Cost of your Healthcare?

Thursday 6th April, 2017

The healthcare sector and government in Australia are failing to address labour and human rights violations linked to the production of our healthcare goods. Find out more about the production of goods such as gloves, surgical instruments, clothing, footwear and electronics and what should be done by Government, companies and end users. Read more

Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign

Wednesday 9th March, 2016

The ANMF supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign about improving our knowledge and care practices, providing better outcomes for patients, hospitals, staff and loved ones, and reducing the risk of harm in hospitals. Read more

Grad Nurses and Midwives Deserve a Working Future

Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

The ANMF continues to work towards securing employment opportunities for newly graduating nurses and midwives. We know that the situation will only worsen unless people in the position to make real change find solutions to improve employment opportunities for graduates. Read more

Stop Government cuts to PPL

Wednesday 20th May, 2015

On Mothers Day 2015, the Government announced they would deny access to Government funded paid parental leave for Australian women who have some paid parental leave provided by their employer through an enterprise agreement. Read more

Nurses and Midwives – we deserve our penalty rates

Monday 18th May, 2015

The Productivity Commission may recommendations that affect your penalty rates, shift allowances, wages and conditions. This is just another attempt by the Government to allow business to take control of the agenda and cut wages and conditions that don't suit them or that they don't want to pay. Read more

Save Our Weekend Penalty Rates

Wednesday 1st April, 2015

The government is trying to ram a Bill through the Parliament to make it easier for bosses to force workers to give up penalty rates under individual contracts. With your help we can stop them and together, we can build a better future. Read more

Stand Up For Super

Thursday 26th February, 2015

After a lifetime of work, all Australians deserve a comfortable retirement. Superannuation plays an important role in delivering greater financial security in retirement. Read more

I Give A Gonski

Thursday 1st January, 2015

Gonski funding will help every Australian child to get a great education. Read more

Because We Care

Friday 1st March, 2013

For 4 years the ANMF's Because We Care campaign has delivered wage increases for Registered and Enrolled nurses and Assistants in Nursing in Aged Care, and for the vulnerable elderly residents in Australia. Read more

Australia’s Nurses and Midwives

Friday 10th August, 2012

Welcome to the ANMF nursing and midwifery family and our national campaign which focuses on Australia’s nursing and midwifery professionals, the heart and soul of the health system. Read more