Have a heart, Premier

This Valentine’s Day we’re calling on the new Premier to have a heart and keep disability services public in NSW, alongside the NDIS.

Hunter locals seek better way for disability care

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), residents, carers, community members, disability advocates and local union groups will gather at Newcastle Panthers tonight to discuss the future of local disability services. Residents of publicly-run care centres such as the Stockton Centre, Tomaree Lodge and Kanangra Centre near Morriset have spent the past twelve […]

Disability services – anti-privatisation petition rally

Staff from ADHC (Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care), including disability nurses, will gather outside Parliament House on Thursday 13 November to present a petition against privatisation to the NSW Government. Download this poster for your workplace: Anti-privatisation rally poster NSWNMA-PSA  

Update on campaign against privatisation of disability services in NSW

Association members continue to be active in a community campaign to keep disability services in public hands. On 11 March, the Hands off our Disability Services campaign was launched at a community forum held at Newcastle Panthers Club. Three hundred people turned up and the event generated significant interest in the media. Association and other union members […]

Wrong again, Mr Ajaka

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has called on the Minister for Disability Services, John Ajaka, to apologise to residents and staff of the Stockton Centre in Newcastle for attempting to use them for political mileage and misleading the NSW Parliament. During question time on Tuesday, Mr Ajaka purported to give an update on […]

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