New grad nurses and midwives – survey

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is seeking accurate information about how many newly graduated nurses and midwives have secured jobs in the professions. The ANMF is asking new grads to sign up to their grads group – simply fill in your name, e-mail and state on this form. The ANMF will then be in contact to find […]

Nurse graduates unemployed or underemployed

Thousands of nurse graduates continue to complete their degrees only to face unemployment, underemployment and job insecurity. Nurse and midwifery graduates are struggling to get work because of a ‘lack of experience’, with employers preferring to hire international workers instead. A new survey run by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) found over a […]

Securing jobs for graduate nurses and midwives

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) will bring together nursing leaders and key industry stakeholders in Sydney today for unprecedented roundtable discussions on ways of securing employment opportunities for more than 3,000 highly-educated Australian nursing and midwifery graduates unable to find permanent jobs. The ANMF’s Federal Secretary, Lee Thomas, said the ongoing lack of […]

Government’s youth jobs plan: become a fruit picker

In what can only be described as a total lack of understanding of the predicament of young job seekers, coupled with convenient amnesia in relation to his own Government’s failure to create jobs, fund training and support young people into work, Employment Minister Eric Abetz has today casually suggested that young unemployed people should become […]

Grad nurses need jobs!

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation is gathering information for a submission to the Federal Government’s expert panel which is reviewing current regulations on employers accessing skilled labour offshore, including nurses and midwives. The ANMF submission will focus, in particular, on the high numbers of new nursing and midwifery graduates who have been finding it […]

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