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We’re Australia’s largest national union and professional nursing and midwifery organisation.

In collaboration with the ANMF’s eight state and territory branches, we represent the professional, industrial and political interests of over 320,000 nurses, midwives and carers across the country.

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ANMF Media Release ANMF Calls for Funding for Medicare Reforms in May Budget

The ANMF is calling on the Albanese Government to use the Federal Budget to implement historic reforms of Medicare, including funding nurses and midwives to work to their full scope of practice, to ensure optimal health outcomes for the whole community.

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The ANMF is calling on the Albanese Government to use the Federal Budget to implement historic reforms of Medicare, including funding nurses and midwives to work to their full scope of practice, to ensure optimal health outcomes for the whole community.

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ANMF Leadership

Annie Butler

Annie Butler, Federal Secretary

Reflections on the big year of 2022

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Lori-Anne Sharp

Lori-Anne Sharp, Federal Assistant Secretary

Let's continue to deliver safe health care that the community deserves

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ANMF Roundtable - Rostering and Parenting: A Juggling Act

News ANMF Roundtable - Rostering and Parenting: A Juggling Act

03 February 2023

Juggling work and parenting responsibilities can be tough. With the added pressure of a roster that changes and shifts ...

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ANMF Elections

News ANMF Elections

30 January 2023

Elections for the office of ANMF Federal President, ANMF Federal Vice President, ANMF Federal Secretary and ANMF Federal...

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Southern Cross Care concede to flawed consultation – while Enrolled Nurses remain in limbo

News Southern Cross Care concede to flawed consultation – while Enrolled Nurses remain in limbo

13 January 2023

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) Tasmanian Branch attended the subsequent Fair Work Commission ...

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