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ACT Nurses to take Industrial Action

Thursday 25th July, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation – ACT Branch (ACT ANF) has today announced that it will seek an order from the Fair Work Commission to take Protected Industrial Action. Read more

Aged care providers should stop crying poor

Monday 22nd July, 2013

A new report showing many aged care providers are profitable, counters claims made by some operators that the sector is “chronically under-funded”, the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), said today. Read more

ANF supporting national stroke campaign

Tuesday 16th July, 2013

Australia’s largest health union, the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), is supporting a new national public awareness campaign aimed at educating the community on how to recognise the symptoms of stroke. Read more

ANF statement regarding Lateline aged care report

Tuesday 16th July, 2013

A TV report on Australia’s “aged care crisis” highlights the urgent need for staffing reforms to be implemented in nursing homes across the country, the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) said today. Read more

Scrap the Cap on Self-Education

Monday 8th July, 2013

The Federal Government needs to urgently reverse the introduction of a $2000 cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses. Find out how you can help support the Scrap the Cap campaign. Read more

ANF joins international healthcare organisation

Wednesday 3rd July, 2013

Australia’s largest health union, the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has joined other nurse and healthcare unions from across the world, in the formation of a new international organisation aimed at ensuring the high standards of universal healthcare. Read more

Parliament delivers on aged care pay rises

Monday 1st July, 2013

Australia’s nurses are set to benefit from changes to legislation and also new legislation passed in Federal Parliament, heralding pay rises for the nation’s aged care nurses and also greater jobs protection with new laws for 457 visas. Read more