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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 310,000 nurses, midwives and carers across the country.

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In the Media Pay Rise to Recognise Undervalued Aged Care Workforce

The ANMF says the Federal Government’s Submission supporting a pay rise for aged care nurses and care workers will finally recognise the chronic undervaluation of employees and set the platform for better recruiting and retaining workers in the sector and, ultimately, better care for older Australians.

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The ANMF says the Federal Government’s Submission supporting a pay rise for aged care nurses and care workers will finally recognise the chronic undervaluation of employees and set the platform for better recruiting and retaining workers in the sector and, ultimately, better care for older Australians.

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Join your local ANMF branch When you join the union, you not only add to the collective strength of your local branch but also to the strength of the national union, increasing our ability to ensure the work of ANMF members across the country is respected, recognised, valued and rewarded. Visit your local branch to read about the many benefits of membership and the many gains that members have achieved.

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ANMF Leadership

Annie Butler

Annie Butler, Federal Secretary

Australians have definitively said no more - we can do so much better.

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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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New leadership at the helm of NSWNMA

News New leadership at the helm of NSWNMA

04 August 2022

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has announced General Secretary, Brett Holmes, will conclude his leade...

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Homelessness Week 1-7 August 2022

News Homelessness Week 1-7 August 2022

29 July 2022

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise...

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Australia facing nursing shortage as more than two years of COVID takes its toll

News Australia facing nursing shortage as more than two years of COVID takes its toll

22 July 2022

Australia is in the midst of a health crisis — one it cannot staff. More than two and a half years into the pandemic, C...

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