News

Read all our media releases and Lamp editorials by Brett Holmes, the General Secretary of the NSWNMA.

Organising for Safe Patient Care

  Organising for Safe Patient Care was the theme of this year’s annual conference attended by over 400 delegates, representing NSWNA members at workplaces across NSW. Two days of evocative presentations and lively discussion examined … Read More

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NSWNA a proud member of the Sydney Alliance

  The NSWNA is proud to be a member of the Sydney Alliance -a non-party political organisation that brings together diverse community organisations, unions and religious organisations to advance the common good and achieve a … Read More

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Domestic Violence Is A Workplace Concern

NSWNA wins family violence clause for Public Health System Nurses’ Award. Employees who experience domestic violence (or family violence as it is now known) will gain access to a range of workplace support measures through … Read More

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State IR changes debate

Nurses and midwives welcome last night’s night duty experience for politicians. Proposed laws will stop nurses and midwives putting their night duty case Hopefully last night’s experience of “night duty” will help convince the NSW … Read More

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Nurses’ Ad Sends Message To O’Farrell That He Has No Right To Remove Nurses’ Rights

  An ad that was in page 17 of The Daily Telegraph sends a strong message to the O’Farrell Government that they do not have the right to remove the independence of the NSW Industrial … Read More

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Productivity Commission urged to fix wages gap

The ANF has highlighted the need for wages in aged care that are competitive with the public and private sectors in its final report to the Productivity Commission. Aged care needs a transparent, enforceable industrial … Read More

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What The Parties Are Promising Nurses This Election

The Labor Party, the Greens and The Coalition explain their policies on health and industrial relations. The Labor Party By NSW Health Minister, Carmel Tebbutt As Health Minister, I regularly see first-hand how crucial nurses … Read More

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