News

New trade union campaign

Thursday 23rd August, 2012

The ANF has launched a new national campaign to raise the awareness of the valuable contribution nurses and midwives make throughout the Australian health system. Read more

New nursing ads hit the big screen

Thursday 23rd August, 2012

Real-life nurses and midwives are “starring” in new cinema ads showcasing the amazing work carried out each and every day by Australian’s nursing and midwifery workforce. Read more

Nurse the economy

Tuesday 21st August, 2012

One of the most disturbing aspects of the savage cuts applied to the public service in Tasmania is that skilled workers, desperate for work, leave the state to find employment. Read more

New ads to showcase nurses

Sunday 19th August, 2012

The Nursing Federation believes the union's new national ad campaign is even more important in Tasmania, given the budget battles the state's health system is facing. Read more

ANF launches new national campaign

Sunday 19th August, 2012

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has launched a new national campaign to raise the awareness of the valuable contribution nurses and midwives make throughout the Australian health system. Read more

ANF Membership Milestone

Monday 13th August, 2012

The ANF is pleased to announce further growth in its membership across the Australian health system – with membership now standing at 220,000 Read more

Nurses say career is on life support

Sunday 12th August, 2012

There are no toilet breaks, lunch comes from the vending machine and direct orders to go home at the end of a shift are ignored if a patient is in need.This is the real world of modern nursing. Read more

Aged Care Nursing Scholarships

Wednesday 25th July, 2012

The Australian Government funded Aged Care Nursing Scholarships are open for application until 31 August 2012. Members are encouraged to visit the website via the following link for application forms. Read more

Influenza vaccination alert for nurses and midwives

Friday 20th July, 2012

Australian data shows seasonal influenza-like illness is on the increase. Nurses and midwives are strongly encouraged to obtain influenza vaccination for themselves, and, are key in promoting vaccination to the public. Read more