Media Releases

Nurses and midwives say no to nukes

Sunday 2nd May, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation is urging Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith to lobby for the elimination of nuclear weapons at this month’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review… Read more

ANF welcomes government anti-smoking action

Thursday 29th April, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation today welcomed the Australian Government’s comprehensive anti-smoking initiatives as an improvement in measures to address public health concerns. ANF… Read more

ANF welcomes ANMC as accrediting body

Tuesday 27th April, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation today welcomed the announcement that the newly constituted Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council will be the independent accrediting body for nursing and… Read more

New funding model should improve patient care

Wednesday 31st March, 2010

Australian Nursing Federation welcomes a new Federal Government announcement on block funding for diabetes care in general practice. Federal Secretary Ged Kearney said the announcement heralded a… Read more

Debate shows Abbott has no stance on health

Tuesday 23rd March, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation said the prime minister won the health debate today because he focused on issues and solutions. But federal secretary Ged Kearney said she was disappointed with… Read more

Let nurses and midwives do their job

Tuesday 23rd February, 2010

The Australian Nursing Federation, Australian College of Midwives and Australian College of Nurse Practitioners are calling on the senate to pass legislation that allows eligible midwives and nurse… Read more

Elderly residents need more nurses

Monday 22nd February, 2010

The aged care sector needs an injection of funds because the hard working nurses and personal carers workloads are becoming unmanageable, said Australian Nursing Federation Acting Federal Secretary… Read more