Budget 2022: Scott Morrison fails to do his job

The lack of sustainable funding and real reform for health and aged care shows that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has failed to ‘do his job’ to restore and rebuild Australia’s public health system and the private aged care sector, according to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF). While the COVID-19 pandemic has been a […]

Parliamentary speakers on RN24/7 in NSW nursing homes

Jan Barham MLC (Greens), Robert Borsak MLC and Robert Brown MLC (Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party) spoke in the NSW Parliament on Wednesday 8 March about the need for registered nurses around the clock in aged care homes. Here is the Hansard record of their speeches. Report: Registered Nurses in New South Wales Nursing Homes […]

Debate on registered nurses in aged care

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) will today gather outside NSW Parliament with community groups, local government representatives, aged care workers and relatives, ahead of a debate on the future of registered nurses in aged care in NSW. Community support has continued to build across the state, which prompted a petition of […]

Inquiry into RNs in NSW nursing homes

The NSW Upper House is holding a Parliamentary Inquiry into Registered Nurses in NSW nursing homes. The inquiry is a result of the groundswell of community concern about the threat to registered nurses in nursing homes. Submissions to the inquiry closed on Thursday 23 July but there will be public hearings throughout August. Have a look at the […]

Community urges NSW Govt to keep registered nurses in aged care

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has stepped up its campaign insisting registered nurses remain in all NSW aged care facilities with high-care residents, holding a forum in NSW Parliament today. Demonstrating widespread community support for its Insist on Registered Nurses 24/7 campaign, the NSWNMA handed over more than 10,000 signatures on a petition […]

Nurses highlight threat to RNs in aged care

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is raising awareness during Seniors Week (14-22 March) of the potential risk to a requirement which ensures registered nurses are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in nursing homes across NSW. Nurses and carers in the aged care sector have been hitting the streets, […]

Petition – insist on registered nurses 24/7 in aged care

Download and sign our petition about the threat to registered nurses in NSW nursing homes – and ask your family, friends and colleagues to sign it too. Please return original pages of the petitions to us by Tuesday 30 June 2015, to Stella Topaz, Professional Officer, NSWNMA, 50 O’Dea Avenue, Waterloo, 2017. Download here: RNs24-7 petition […]

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