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ANMF appointed to Medicare taskforce

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is pleased to announce its Federal Secretary Annie Butler has been appointed to the federal government’s new Strengthening Medicare Taskforce.Health Minister Mark Butler said … Read More

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ANMF welcomes ‘historic’ aged care reform laws

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) and its members welcome the Albanese Government’s introduction of new Legislation which will ensure that a registered nurse (RN) is on-site in every nursing home 24/7 and that … Read More

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Understaffed EDs prompt walk out by Western Sydney nurses

After weeks of battling rising patient presentations and no reprieve from chronic short staffing, a group of emergency department nurses staged a walk out, in their own time, from Blacktown and Westmead hospitals this morning.Severe … Read More

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ANMF welcomes reinstatement of COVID disaster payments

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has welcomed the Federal Government’s reinstatement of $750 COVID leave disaster payments for essential workers through the latest ‘winter wave’ of the pandemic.Prime Minister … Read More

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ANMF: Support us to support you to stay well this winter

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is urging members of the public to protect themselves, their family and friends as a new wave of COVID infections sweeps across the country – and support the … Read More

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Hunter New England found underpaying senior ED nurses

Nursing staff who manage the state’s busiest emergency department at Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital have won a long running fight to be paid their correct wages, following a ruling in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission … Read More

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ANMF calls on government to keep COVID payments for workers

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is calling on the new Albanese Government to reverse a decision to scrap COVID leave disaster payments, which have supported frontline workers throughout the … Read More

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Nurses and midwives send passionate plea to government for ratios

Frustrated and fatigued, nurses and midwives have declared they will continue their fight for safe staffing ratios across NSW, voting in favour of sustained and escalating industrial action until excessive workloads and widespread burnout is … Read More

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Nurses and midwives to hold mass meeting on Tuesday

Nurses and midwives will participate in a mass meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the NSW budget, their current wages and conditions offer and the NSW government’s refusal to address extreme workload issues impacting safe … Read More

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