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Read all our media releases and Lamp editorials by Brett Holmes, the General Secretary of the NSWNMA.

Open letter to NSW Minister for Health – Ratios for maternity services

The Hon. Brad HazzardMinister for HealthNSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) midwives at the following hospitals: Royal Prince Alfred (RPAH), Royal North Shore (RNSH), Wollongong, Liverpool, Blacktown, Nepean, John Hunter, Tweed, Lismore and Tamworth are … Read More

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ANMF says parliament must act to pass staffing ratios disclosure bill

The Federal Parliament must act on recommendations from a Liberal-led Parliamentary Committee which calls for the mandatory disclosure of staffing ratios in the Australia’s nursing homes, according to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF).In … Read More

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Recommendations for Greater Transparency in Aged Care a Positive First-Step, But More Action is Needed

ANMF Media Release, 28 October 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has welcomed many of a Senate Committee’s recommendations aimed at greater transparency for the country’s taxpayer-funded, for-profit aged care providers.However, ANMF Federal Secretary, … Read More

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ANMF NSW Branch Insufficient Nominations Election

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation NSW Branch Insufficient Nominations ElectionThe Australian Electoral Commission is conducting the Election for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, New South Wales Branch Council (ANMF NSW branch).Please download the form … Read More

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For profit aged care providers must account for billions in taxpayer subsidies

ANMF Media Release. Canberra, 22 November, 2018.The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is calling on the Senate Economics Reference Committee investigating the financial and tax practices of Australia’s for-profit aged care providers, to support … Read More

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Is toxic air pollution happening near you?

Right now, the NSW Government is reviewing the pollution licences for coal-fired power stations. The Eraring, Vales Point and Mt Piper power stations are some of the state’s biggest sources of air pollution. By installing … Read More

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Community Should Support Greater Transparency In Nursing Home Staffing

ANMF Media Release. 26 October, 2018.Community support for a Bill which would see aged care providers forced to publicly disclose the number of staff they roster on to care for elderly nursing home residents, is … Read More

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It’s Time To Change The Rules In Aged Care

ANMF Media Release 23 October, 2018Members of the country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), will take to the streets in a show of support for ‘Australia Needs a Pay Rise’  starting … Read More

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ANMF Joins Calls For Evacuation Of Children From Nauru

ANMF Media Release 19 October, 2018The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has joined the College of Mental Health Nurses and other healthcare professionals in calling on the Prime Minister to … Read More

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