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In the Media Albanese Government Acts to Stop Sackings in Aged Care

The ANMF has welcomed the Albanese Government’s urgent intervention to stop aged care providers from sacking highly-trained Enrolled Nurses (EN) and replacing them with lower-paid personal care workers (PCW) in nursing homes. Responding to the ANMF’s ongoing advocacy of behalf of its members, Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler and Minister for Aged Care Anika Wells said they were ‘highly concerned that Southern Cross Care are making enrolled nurses redundant because of incorrect claims these roles are no longer funded by the Government’.

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The ANMF has welcomed the Albanese Government’s urgent intervention to stop aged care providers from sacking highly-trained Enrolled Nurses (EN) and replacing them with lower-paid personal care workers (PCW) in nursing homes. Responding to the ANMF’s ongoing advocacy of behalf of its members, Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler and Minister for Aged Care Anika Wells said they were ‘highly concerned that Southern Cross Care are making enrolled nurses redundant because of incorrect claims these roles are no longer funded by the Government’.

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News 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

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NSW nurses and midwives are angry and hurting without ratios

News NSW nurses and midwives are angry and hurting without ratios

23 November 2022

Thousands of nurses and midwives walked off the job for 24-hours today, the fourth statewide strike this year, desperate...

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ANMF Tasmanian Branch calls on Prime Minister to intervene in Southern Cross Care Change

News ANMF Tasmanian Branch calls on Prime Minister to intervene in Southern Cross Care Change

22 November 2022

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) has written to Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese ...

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