Media Releases

Nurses missing out on rural incentives

Wednesday 13th October, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation is calling on the federal government to provide incentives for nurses who move to regional, remote and very remote locations. New data from the Australian… Read more

Older Australians deserve healthcare security

Thursday 30th September, 2010

Australian Nursing Federation’s federal secretary Lee Thomas, said that tomorrow, International Day of Older Persons, is a good time to remember that Australia is failing many of its older… Read more

Urgent action required in aged care

Wednesday 15th September, 2010

Australia’s aged care system faces further decline without urgent action to improve staffing levels and working conditions in the sector, the ANF said today in response to a new Access… Read more

ANF membership increase across health system

Monday 13th September, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has revealed a massive increase in its membership across the Australian health system, with almost 25,000 new members joining the union in the past 12… Read more

ANF welcomes Labor government

Wednesday 8th September, 2010

Nurses and midwives will welcome the opportunity to work with the new Labor Government towards much needed reform of Australia’s health care system, the Australian Nursing Federation said… Read more

Federal health blind spot is aged care

Wednesday 11th August, 2010

Today’s health debate between Minister Nicola Roxon and opposition health minister Peter Dutton failed to address one of the biggest challenges facing our community: aged care. ANF federal… Read more