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Southern Cross Don’t Care

Southern Cross Don’t Care

It’s a disgrace that Southern Cross Care in three states are cutting nursing and carer hours, and in Tasmania where enterprise bargaining has stalled and qualified carers are being paid below the award minimum rate.

What is the Hidden Cost of your Healthcare?

What is the Hidden Cost of your Healthcare?

The healthcare sector and government in Australia are failing to address labour and human rights violations linked to the production of our healthcare goods. Find out more about the production of goods such as gloves, surgical instruments, clothing, footwear and electronics and what should be done by Government, companies and end users.

Never Alone campaign against domestic violence

Never Alone campaign against domestic violence

Nurses and midwives see family violence first hand, in emergency departments, community health clinics and when we visit thousands of women in their homes. We know that many women experience family violence, and that it's time to build a movement that lets all victims know that they are never alone.

Grad Nurses and Midwives Deserve a Working Future

Grad Nurses and Midwives Deserve a Working Future

The ANMF continues to work towards securing employment opportunities for newly graduating nurses and midwives. We know that the situation will only worsen unless people in the position to make real change find solutions to improve employment opportunities for graduates.

Stop Government cuts to PPL

Stop Government cuts to PPL

On Mothers Day 2015, the Government announced they would deny access to Government funded paid parental leave for Australian women who have some paid parental leave provided by their employer through an enterprise agreement.

Nurses and Midwives – we deserve our penalty rates

Nurses and Midwives – we deserve our penalty rates

The Productivity Commission may make recommendations that affect penalty rates, shift allowances, wages and conditions. Yet another attempt by the Abbott Government to allow business to take control of the agenda and cut wages & conditions that don't suit them or that they don't want to pay.

Medicare’s worth defending

Medicare’s worth defending

In Budget 2014, the Abbott Government attempted to unravel Medicare with the proposed introduction of a GP co-payment. After three unsuccessful attempts to destroy our universal healthcare system, many believe that the fight for Medicare has been won. But think again.

Healthcare Emergency

Healthcare Emergency

Budget 2015 has just been announced and follows on from Budget 2014. Over $59 million dollars in funding to healthcare has been removed by the federal government, along with other cuts which will hurt ordinary Australians.