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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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Governments and regulators have failed our elderly

ANMF Media Release 25 September, 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says disturbing evidence of vulnerable nursing home residents being abused proves that consecutive governments and regulators have failed to act on warnings from … Read More

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Australia’s elderly deserve so much better. And they deserve it now

ANMF media release September 18, 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says tonight’s harrowing Four Corners investigation into aged care homes reveals a sector in crisis and an entire section of the Australian community … Read More

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Better staffing can stop the suffering in nursing homes

ANMF media release Sunday 16 September, 2018A Royal Commission will do nothing to fix the crisis in aged care unless the Government introduces mandated staffing ratios in residential nursing homes as a matter of urgency, … Read More

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Senators standing up for our elderly residents

ANMF media release September 11, 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has thanked those Federal Senators who stood up for elderly Australians by supporting a Bill aimed at ensuring safe, quality care is provided … Read More

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Time to put aged care before ‘corporate welfare’

ANMF Media Release 4 September, 2018
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says it’s time for the top for-profit aged care providers, which accept over $2Billion in taxpayer subsidies, to use the funding to guarantee … Read More

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Calls For Aged Care Providers To ‘Come Clean’ On Staffing Ratios

ANMF Media Release 20 August 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has welcomed a Private Member’s Bill being introduced into Federal Parliament today by Independent MP Rebekha Sharkie which will force aged care providers … Read More

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