News

WA nurses vote in favour of government’s 14 per cent pay offer

Tuesday 26th February, 2013

WA public hospital nurses have voted to accept the state government's eleventh-hour wage offer which will see them become the highest paid nurses in the nation after their wages rise 14 per cent over the next three years. ANF members held a mass meeting on Monday to vote on the offer. Read more

Nurses speak out for Bahraini colleagues

Wednesday 13th February, 2013

The ANF, Australia's largest health union, launched a solidarity campaign outside Parliament House on Wednesday calling on the federal government to condemn ongoing abuse of their international colleagues. Read more

Bahrain Solidarity Campaign media conference

Tuesday 12th February, 2013

The ANF will hold a media conference at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 13 February to highlight ongoing human rights violations against nurses and other health workers in Bahrain. Read more

New alliance targets health inequities

Thursday 7th February, 2013

A new alliance of health, social and public policy organisations has used its official launch in Canberra today to call on Australian governments to address increasing inequities in health across the nation. Read more

Sick children in the line of fire

Tuesday 5th February, 2013

More than 100 jobs could be slashed from both Sydney children's hospitals over the next four years, as hospital management are told they must find $3.3 million in savings per year. Read more

Health compromise must be reached

Thursday 31st January, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation (Vic Branch) is calling on Victorian Health Minister David Davis and his Federal counterpart Tanya Plibersek to come prepared to compromise and 'do a deal' when they meet tomorrow at Melbourne Airport. Read more

ANF Says Health Must Be Top Election Priority

Wednesday 30th January, 2013

Australia's largest health union has called on all sides of politics to ensure that health is a top priority at the upcoming federal election. ANF Federal Secretary Lee Thomas was responding to the Prime Minister's announcement today that the election would take place on September 14. Read more

Nurse Pathways Project Bulletin

Wednesday 30th January, 2013

As part of the Aged Care Workforce Development, Leadership and Change Project, the ANF was successful in obtaining funds to undertake work in relation to the 'Establishment of more effective career and educational pathways for nursing' - The Nurse Pathways Project. Read more

Let’s talk Telehealth!

Thursday 24th January, 2013

Interested in Telehealth technology? Visit our Telehealth page to review draft national Telehealth Standards for Nursing. Read more

Australian Health Leadership Framework

Friday 18th January, 2013

Health Workforce Australia (HWA) invites you to provide feedback on the Australian Health Leadership Framework by attending a consultation event in your capital city. Read more