Annie Butler is a Registered Nurse, with more than a decade’s experience working in public hospitals, the community and on health education projects, and a further decade working in research and education.
Annie’s career with the ANMF began at the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association where she held a variety of roles including professional officer, organiser and lead organiser. In 2014, Annie was appointed as the Assistant Federal Secretary, before being formally elected the role of Federal Secretary in 2018.
Annie believes we must fight to maintain and advance the professions of nursing and midwifery in Australia. She is passionate about improving Australian health and aged care systems and believe nurses, midwives and carers have a critical role to play. In particular, Annie is keen to see nurses use their influence to drive much needed change in the aged care sector.