News

Big win for aged care nurses in NSW’s south

Tuesday 2nd April, 2013

NSWNMA members at the Mercy Aged Care facilities in Albury and Young voted last week to accept a substantial pay rise over the next two years, which also positions them and their employer to access extra federal funding - under the Federal Government's new aged care Workforce Compact - for an even higher pay rise. Read more

More scholarships for aged care workers

Wednesday 20th March, 2013

Minister for Ageing Mark Butler today announced 72 new aged care nursing scholarships as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to boost the aged care workforce. Read more

Health staff feel bullied

Wednesday 6th March, 2013

Hunter New England Health workers are overworked, not included in decisions and feel bullied by their peers, a staff survey shows. Read more

Q & A Federation building

Tuesday 5th March, 2013

Lee Thomas, Federal Secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation, talks influences, achievements and elections with Amie Larter for the Nursing Review. Read more

DVA Coordinated Veterans’ Care (CVC) Program

Sunday 3rd March, 2013

You are invited to attend a workshop which provides an introduction to the Coordinated Veterans' Care (CVC) Program. The workshop is fully funded by the Department of Veterans' Affairs and includes a guided opportunity to practice with a volunteer using the Flinders Program™ care planning tools. Read more

New national nursing scholarship program

Thursday 28th February, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), in conjunction with ME Bank and the Association of Nursing Recruitment Agencies (ANRA), is pleased to announce a new national nursing scholarship program. Read more

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