ANMF welcomes review of aged care funding cuts

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), says it’s encouraged by today’s announcement that the Opposition is moving to force a Review of the $1.8 billion in funding cuts to the aged care sector. According to ANMF Federal Secretary, Lee Thomas, the funding shortfall is now having devastating impacts on the […]

The race to save Medicare is on

A street theatre event, signaling the start of the race to stop $650 million of cuts to Medicare, will entertain and inform city workers on their lunch break at midday TODAY in Martin Place. The action is a joint initiative between the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Save Medicare, the Community and Public Sector […]

Health and aged care neglected in Budget again

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is dismayed that for the third consecutive year, the Coalition Government has neglected to provide adequate funding for health and aged care in the Federal Budget. The ANMF’s Acting Federal Secretary, Annie Butler, said nurses and midwives are disappointed that once again the Government has not respected their […]

Turnbull fails working Australians – golden handshake to corporations

The Turnbull Government has delivered a golden handshake to $100 million corporations and the top 1 per cent of income earners, while working Australians are left even worse off. The top 1 per cent of income earners will get thousands of dollars in tax cuts and $100 million corporations get a massive tax cut in three […]

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