Industrial

We’re passionate about protecting your industrial rights. Our Industrial team look after the workplace rights of all our members.

We defend the industrial rights of nurses, midwives and carers across Australia.

Our Industrial Team is dedicated to protecting and advancing the industrial rights of our members, fighting to improve working conditions and protect the employee rights of nurses, midwives and carers throughout Australia.

Under the direction of ANMF’s Federal Executive, we work to review and make amendments to awards and enterprise agreements, making submissions to Federal Parliamentary committees, the Productivity Commission and other key bodies.

Our Industrial Team work in collaboration with all our branches to coordinate both the Industrial Advisory Committee and the Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee.

We defend the industrial rights of nurses, midwives and carers across Australia.
Fair Work Act

Fair Work Act

The Fair Work Act is the principal law which provides for the protection of workplace and industrial rights.

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Modern Awards

Modern Awards

Modern awards provide the legal minimum for wages and working conditions for workers

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Bargaining and Agreements

Bargaining and Agreements

As a union, the ANMF bargains for the wages and conditions of nurses, midwives and assistants in nursing.

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Work Health & Safety

Work Health & Safety

Ensuring the highest standards of work health and safety is a priority for the ANMF

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Work Value Case

Work Value Case

On 17 May 2021, the ANMF made application to vary the Aged Care Award and the Nurse Award with respect to nurses working in aged care.

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Our Priorities

We are passionate about protecting the industrial rights of our members. We work to:

  • Provide leadership and advocacy at a Federal level.
  • Fight for planned and coordinated salary increases through enterprise bargaining or through the modern Nurses Award.
  • Maintain and enhance conditions of employment.
  • Support and collaborate with ANMF Branches on a range of industrial, WHS and workers’ compensation matters.
  • Develop a constructive relationship with the Federal Government, political parties and industrial bodies.
  • Provide reliable information relating to wages through the production of Nurses & Midwives’ Paycheck.
  • Represent the rights and interests of members to the Australian Council of Trade Unions and other unions.
  • Represent the rights and interests of members to WHS bodies such as Safe Work Australia and Comcare.
Our Priorities

Meet the Industrial team

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  • Kristen Wischer

    Senior Federal Industrial Officer
  • Debbie Richards

    Federal Industrial Officer - Research
  • Daniel Crute

    Federal Industrial Officer - On extended leave
  • Laura Miller

    Federal Industrial Officer
  • Anna Amatangelo

    Administrative Officer - Industrial

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