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Are you affected by Careers Australia going into administration?

As of 25 May 2017, Careers Australia Group Limited are under the control of the Administrators, PPB Advisory. Staff employed by Careers Australia have been stood down. The ANMF NSW Branch is seeking to meet with the Administrators to enable the Branc...



Health experts call for national strategy on climate change

A new report released today following an extensive national consultation with health and medical groups stakeholders has revealed deep concerns about federal government inaction on climate change. There is overwhelming support for national action to...



History of occupational health nurses

The NSWNMA has published a book about the history of industrial and occupational health nursing in NSW. ‘Nurses at Work’ was written by Nancy Bundle AM and Jim Kitay. The book is available for purchase from the NSWNMA for $39.95 – e...



Member benefit: free and reduced online CPD

Members of the NSWNMA, who are automatically members of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, can access courses on the ANMF CPD website for a much reduced rate of $7.70 per topic, compared to $30 for non-members. There are also many free ...



NSWNMA opposes coal seam gas mining in NSW

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association opposes coal seam gas mining across NSW and is opposed to the Santos Narrabri Coal Seam Gas Project going ahead. This report focuses on the health and environmental issues associated with unconventional ...



4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference – call for abstracts

The Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference to be held in London 10-11 March 2018. The conference  is a wonderful opportunity for nurses and mi...



ANMF welcomes review of aged care regulations

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has welcomed a Review into the aged care sector’s regulatory systems recently announced by Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt. “We obviously welcome the Review into the sector’s regulator...



International Day of Mourning

Nurses and midwives are invited to the International Day of Mourning, with families and friends who have lost loved ones as a result of workplace accidents or illness, on Friday 28 April 2017, at 11.45am for 12 midday, in Reflection Park, Little Pier...



$10 million a day: That’s how much workers stand to lose if Turnbull has his way on penalty rates cuts

If the Turnbull Government’s cuts to public holiday pay had been implemented already Australians would lose more than $10 million every public holiday and $30 million in wages over the Easter long weekend. New estimates by the Australian Council of...



Commemorating Gayle Woodford’s life and tragic death

On the first anniversary of outback nurse Gayle Woodford’s murder, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says systemic changes need to be implemented to better protect its members working in isolated, remote communities. ANMF Feder...