Public health system

Here are the main award conditions or agreements and current pay rates that govern employment within the NSW public health system, as well as a wage calculators. 

Wage Calculators

All nurses employed under Nurses’ (Department of Communities and Justice – Ageing, Disability and Home Care) (State) Award 2019 have now been transferred to the non-government sector as of 1 July 2021. The wage calculators below are dependent on when a nurse was transferred to their new employer.

From 1 July 2022

Public sector

Midwifery group practice agreements

Interpreting your exact conditions can be complex. Members can obtain expert advice by asking the union representative at your workplace or calling the Association on 1300 367 962 (non metro) or 8595 1234 (metro).