News

Help In a Research Project on Elder Abuse

Wednesday 26th September, 2012

This project will be exploring the experiences of registered and enrolled nurses and personal carers around having to report actual or suspected cases of elder abuse. Read more

Tell the Senate why penalty rates matter

Monday 17th September, 2012

A fortnight ago Senator Xenophon introduced a bill to parliament that would scrap penalty rates for thousands of workers. The ACTU needs your help to tell the Australian Senate how important the weekend is for you. Read more

Aged care workers cannot replace nurses

Saturday 8th September, 2012

The ANF has called on the Federal Government to rule out any plans that would result in cooks, cleaners and other non nursing personnel performing the clinical duties of nurses in nursing homes. Read more

ANF welcomes new aged care funding

Wednesday 5th September, 2012

An injection of Federal Government funding for new aged care teaching centres will assist in the development of urgently needed aged care workers across the country. Read more

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