Nurse and midwife registration up but more seeking work

The total number of all nurses and midwives registered in Australia rose by almost 7% between 2011 and 2014, but not all are finding work in their field, according to new data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Institute’s Nursing and midwifery workforce 2014 web pages show that there […]

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 […]

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 […]

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