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Wage freeze fight continues for nurses and midwives

Nurses and midwives will continue to stare down the NSW Government’s cruel public sector wage freeze, with a showdown now set for the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (NSW IRC).Despite Labor, the Greens and almost all … Read More

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Nurses and midwives rally at Parliament for wage freeze showdown

Small groups of nurses and midwives will gather (social distancing) today outside NSW Parliament to express their anger at the state government’s public sector wage freeze.Following weeks of gathering support online to halt the wage … Read More

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Treasurer’s desperate wage freeze ‘sweetener’ leaves sour taste

Nurses and midwives say they are insulted at a last-ditch attempt by the NSW Government, as it tries to press ahead with a wage freeze on all public sector workers.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association … Read More

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Nurses and midwives insulted by cruel wage freeze

Tens of thousands of nurses and midwives have been dealt a blow in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, after the NSW Government today confirmed it will freeze all public sector wages.In response, the NSW … Read More

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Wage freeze sours International Nurses’ Day

As thousands of nurses prepare for their shifts this International Nurses’ Day (12 May), public sector workers across the state face the prospect of a cruel wage freeze being legislated by the NSW Government. On a … Read More

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Nurses fighting COVID-19 left out in cold by wage freeze

On the eve of International Nurses’ Day, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has attacked plans by the NSW Government to ram through legislation for a public sector wage freeze, as early as tomorrow … Read More

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Midwives deliver unwavering support during COVID-19

Ask any midwife about their professional skills and guidance, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and you will be reminded of the evolving role midwives play in delivering babies into our world.On this International … Read More

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Suspend trade talks to prioritise public health

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has written to Federal Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham, calling for an immediate suspension of trade negotiations to allow developing nations to focus on the most effective public health response … Read More

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Aged Care needs more support to tackle COVID-19

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has called on the Federal Government to urgently strengthen the level of support being provided to the aged care sector, in light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As one … Read More

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