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Nurses, carers rally for better aged care

Friday 16th February, 2018

ANMF MEDIA ALERT FOR SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY, 2018

Nurses and carers will join other health professionals, community groups and concerned members of the public, in a rally in Adelaide tomorrow (Saturday 17 February) calling for urgent action to fix the crisis in aged care.

The rally, which will take place on the steps of Parliament House, is being organised by the Aged Care Reform Team, campaigning for a number of crucial reforms which will provide older, vulnerable nursing home residents with better care, including mandatory staffing ratios.

A/Federal Secretary, Annie Butler, will be speaking at the rally tomorrow on behalf of the ANMF and the ANMF (SA Branch).

An online petition organised by the Aged Care Reform Team has reached over 1,063 signatures.

WHAT: Aged Care Reform Rally

WHEN: 11.30am-1.30pm, Saturday 17 February

WHERE: Parliament of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide
 

The ANMF, with over 268,500 members, is the industrial and professional voice for nurses, midwives and assistants in nursing in Australia.

ANMF media inquiries: Richard Lenarduzzi 0411 254 390.