Digital Communications Officer Campaigns and Communications Permanent Full-time The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is a trade union that represents the industrial, professional and legal interests of Nurses and Midwives in NSW. We seek a permanent full-time Digital Communications Officer to join our Campaigns and Communications Team. The role is to assist […]
The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), welcomes Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s public acknowledgement of the urgent need for improved levels of nursing staff in the under-resourced aged care sector. Interviewed on the ABC’s 7.30 last night, which followed two previous reports highlighting the “shocking” mistreatment of vulnerable residents at a […]
Three saved, two to go in our campaign to prevent five regional public hospitals from being gifted to the private sector. The NSW government has backed off from privatising Wyong and Bowral hospitals after immense pressure from nurses, midwives, along with two other health unions and local communities. Three out of the original five hospitals […]
Strong leadership from nurses, midwives and other health unions and overwhelming support from the community, effective backing from local ALP MPs and a lot of effort from committed activists saved Wyong’s public hospital from the profit-grabbing clutches of private corporations. Euphoria and relief runs through Wyong hospital after the NSW government announced the hospital would […]
A local community group was a key driver behind the campaign to keep Bowral Hospital in public hands. Sue Moule, branch secretary of our Bowral branch, has no doubt that the energy and commitment of a local community group – Public Health First – was pivotal in retaining Bowral Hospital in public ownership. “In March, […]
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