Professional Issues

We actively participate in the analysis, review and development of national policy, advocating for a broad range of professional issues.

Registration and Accreditation

Registration and Accreditation

All nurses and midwives must have completed an accredited and approved program of study and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia in order to practice in Australia.

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Digital Health

Digital Health

Nurses and midwives play a vital role in digital health. They are the largest users and the key enablers in influencing any change to the digital health platform.

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Rural and Remote Health

Rural and Remote Health

It is estimated that in excess of 80,000 ANMF nurse and midwife members live and/or work in rural and remote parts of Australia. The ANMF is active on a number of fronts to positively influence policy in relation to nursing and midwifery workforce.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

The ANMF recognises the nursing and midwifery professions play a significant role in improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and that addressing health inequality is a national priority.

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Social Justice

Social Justice

The ANMF is constantly working towards reducing inequalities in national and global health and well-being and improving social justice and humanitarian treatment for national and global communities.

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Climate Change

Climate Change

The ANMF recognises climate change as a significant issue for health and participates in activities to mitigate its effects. 

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Quality Use of Medicines

Quality Use of Medicines

Medicines make a significant contribution to the treatment of ill health, prevention of disease and improving health outcomes. They can also, however, cause harm.

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Take Action

Take action in our campaigns

Make sure the Government and decision makes hear the collective voice of over 310,000 nurses, midwives and assistants in nursing.