Submissions

We research and produce national submissions on a range of matters of importance to nurses, midwives and the people for whom they provide care.

2022 Submissions

  • May

  • Response to NMBA Draft Fact Sheet on Nursing and Midwifery Scope of Practice

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission - Indirect employment in aged care

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  • April

  • Submission to the Australian Public Service Commissioner on the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 (ML Act)

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  • Response to the Independent Review of the Regulation of Health Practitioners in Cosmetic Surgery

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  • March

  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care consultation on draft Stillbirth Clinical Care Standard

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  • Submission to the National Rural and Remote Nursing Generalist Framework Consultation

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  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health review of the National Medicines Policy 2021

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  • February

  • Submission to the Draft National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032

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2021 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to Australian Government Department of Health Nurse Practitioner 10 Year Plan Consultation

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  • Submission to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care: Review of Quality Use of Medicines Publications - Guiding Principles to Achieve Continuity in Medication Management

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  • Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and related bills

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  • Submission to the Australian Government Consultation on the Care and Support Sector Code of Conduct

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  • November

  • Submission to the Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19

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  • Submission to Australia’s Primary Health Care 10 Year Plan 2022-2032 Consultation

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  • Submission to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care consultation for the Review of medicines publications – Guiding principles for medication management in the community (GPC)

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  • Submission to Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2021

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  • October

  • Submission to Australian Government Department of Health Review of the National Medicines Policy (NMP)

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  • Submission to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care consultation on Review of quality use of medicines publications: Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities

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  • September

  • Submission to the Australian Government National Mental Health Workforce Strategy 2021-2031

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  • Submission to Australian Government Department of Health Aged Care Quality Standards Survey

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  • August

  • Response to the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) Inquiry into the Costs and Consequences of Australia’s involvement in US led wars and the US Alliance

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  • Submission to the Commonwealth Government Serious Incident Response Scheme for in-home aged care services

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  • July

  • Submission to the Primary Health Reform Steering Group draft recommendations for the Australian Government’s Primary Health Care 10 Year Plan

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  • Response to Ministerial Advisory Council on Skilled Migration Scoping Paper discussion questions

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  • Response to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee inquiry into the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021

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  • June

  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (AQSQHC) consultation on the National Opioid Analgesic Stewardship Program

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  • Response to the Australian Government National Skills Commission Care Workforce Labour Market Study – Consultation

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  • May

  • Submission to the AHPRA & National Boards consultation on the revised Regulatory principles for the National Scheme

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  • Submission to the ANMAC consultation on Re-entry to practice Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards

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  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Administration of registration and notifications by the AHPRA and related entities under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

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  • April

  • Response to the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) consultation on the draft credentialing and defining scope of clinical practice: a guide for managers and clinicians

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  • Submission to Australian College of Midwives consultation on the review of the National Midwifery Guidelines for Consultation and Referral

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  • Submission to the Australian Government Consultation on the Draft National Preventive Health Strategy

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  • March

  • Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Job Security

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  • Response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Council (ACCC) draft determination to the Infant Nutrition Council application for reauthorisations

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  • Submission to Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) review of diabetes management during natural disasters resources

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  • February

  • Submission to the consultation on the Productivity Commission Report on Mental Health

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  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Job and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020

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  • ANMF Pre-Budget Submission 2021-22

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2020 Submissions

  • December

  • Response to the RANZCOG consultation on the draft Endometriosis Guideline

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  • November

  • Response to Sonographer Regulation Working Group Consultation - Ministerial Health Council submission to include sonographers in the National Regulation and Accreditation Scheme

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  • Response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission re Infant Nutrition Council application for revocation of authorisations A91506 and A91507 and substitution of new authorisation AA1000534 - interested party consultation

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  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Consultation on the National Safety and Quality Primary Healthcare Standards

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  • Submission to the AHPRA consultation on the Guidelines for advertising regulated health services

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  • ANMF's Response to Counsel Assisting's Final Submissions to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

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  • Submisison 3

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  • Submission regarding the Consultation paper on the authorisation requirements for electoral communications

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  • October

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Response to a Submission of COTA in Relation to the Development of the Residential Aged Care Visitor Code

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  • Submission to the Skills IQ public consultation on the Enrolled Nursing Draft 2 Validation

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  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety (10th National Health Priority) – Phase 1: Aged Care Discussion paper for public consultation

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  • September

  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health Consultation Paper for the National Preventive Health Strategy

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Funding, Financing and Prudential Regulation of the Aged Care System

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  • August

  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Public Consultation on the Proposed Revised Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Public Consultation on the Proposed Revised Registration Standard: Recency of Practice

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  • Consultation on the Draft National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (Second Edition) User Guide for Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module

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  • Reimagined Personal Care Worker (PCW) Workforce Submission

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Response to Counsel Assisting's Submissions on Sydney Hearing 2: The Response to COVID-19 in Aged Care

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  • July

  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Financial Transparency) Bill 2020

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  • Final Public Submission of the ANMF to The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

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  • Further Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - in Relation to the Impact of COVID-19 in Aged Care

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  • Letter response sent to the Commonwealth Department of Health consultation on the Review of the Pregnancy Care Guidelines

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  • Submission to the House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs - Inquiry into Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - in Relation to the Impact of COVID-19 in Aged Care

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  • June

  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health consultation on the Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme

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  • May

  • Response to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) consultation on the National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards

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  • Submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19

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  • April

  • Response to the Public Consultation on the Draft National Stillbirth Action and Implementation Plan

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  • Submission to the Public Consultation on the Draft National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework

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  • Submission to the Skills IQ Consultation on Enrolled Nursing qualifications, units of competency, and associated skill set

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Counsel Assisting's Submissions on Program Design

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  • March

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Counsel Assisting's Submissions on Workforce

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  • Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Temporary Migration

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  • February

  • Submission to the Department of Health consultation on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce Wound Management Working Group report

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  • Submission to the Retirement Income Review

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  • Submission to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment in relation to the consultation on skilled migration occupation lists review

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission Draft Report on Mental Health

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  • Submission to the 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submissions

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  • January

  • Submission to the Attorney-General's Department Religious Freedom Bills - Second Exposure Drafts

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  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) review of the Midwife Accreditation Standards consultation stage 2

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Consultation Paper 1: Aged Care Program Redesign: Services for the Future

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2019 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the AHPRA public consultation on the proposed Supervised practice framework and supporting documents

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Interfaces between the aged care and the health care system

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  • November

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Aged Care in Regional and Remote Areas

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Workforce Submissions

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  • Response template to the AHPRA public consultation on the revised Guidelines for mandatory notifications

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) consultation on draft guidelines for registered nurses and midwives and nursing and midwifery students in relation to blood-borne viruses

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  • October

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Diversity in aged care

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  • Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department - Improving protections of employees' wages and entitlements: Strengthening penalties for non-compliance

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Aged Care Workforce

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  • Submission to the Department of Health Consultation on Serious Incident Response Scheme for Commonwealth Funded Residential Aged Care: Finer Details of Operation

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  • Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department Religious Discrimination Bill – Exposure Draft

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  • September

  • Response to the discussion paper for the Department of Health evaluation of the Aged Care System Navigator measure

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  • Letter to Environment Minister re: proposed variation to the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure standards for ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide

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  • Response to the Department of Health discussion paper on the Impact analysis of alternative arrangements for allocating residential aged care place

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Younger people in residential aged care

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  • August

  • Submission to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee on the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019

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  • Submission to the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) – Recommendations of the 2018 Review of the model WHS laws

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  • Submission to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (Second Edition) Aged Care Module

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Regulation of quality and safety in aged care and how aspects of the current system operate, different approaches to regulation (including in other sectors) and how regulation and oversight of quality and safety in aged care can be improved

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  • July

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Aspects of Care in Residential, Home, and Flexible Aged Care Programs, Rural and Regional Issues for Service of Delivery of Aged Care, and Quality of Life for People Receiving Aged Care

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  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) review of the Midwife Accreditation Standards – consultation paper 1

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  • Response to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality Health Care consultation on Australia’s national response to the Third World Health Organisation Global Patient Safety Challenge – Medication without harm

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  • Submission to the Educating the Nurse of the Future – Independent Review of Nursing Education

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  • June

  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Person-Centred Care, Advanced Care Planning and Palliative Care Services

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) consultation on the proposed Decision-making framework for nurses and midwives (DMF)

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  • Response to the Primary Care Reference Groups Consultation – Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce Report from the Participating Midwife Reference Group

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  • Response to the Primary Care Reference Groups Consultation – Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce Report from the Nurse Practitioner Reference Group

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  • May

  • Response to AHPRA Public consultation on the definition of ‘cultural safety’

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  • Submission on the Proposal for a new Residential Aged Care Funding Model

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  • Submssion to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Residential Dementia Care

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  • April

  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) consultation on the proposed change to definitions relating to advanced practice

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  • Submission to the ANMAC consultation on the Registered Nurse Prescribing Accreditation Standards

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission consultation on The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

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  • March

  • Response to Australia’s Health Workforce: Strengthening the Education Foundation

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Aged Care in the Home

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  • Submission to the National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

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  • February

  • Submission to the ANMAC review of the Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards consultation paper 3

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  • Submission to the ANMAC review of Re-entry to the register Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards

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  • Response to the Australian Government Department of Health consultation on the Discussion Paper: Streamlined Consumer Assessment for Aged Care

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  • Pre-Budget Submission 2019-20

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  • January

  • Submission to the NMBA consultation on the revised Re-entry to practice for nurses and midwives policy and fact sheets

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2018 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Senate legal and constitutional affairs references committee - The effectiveness of the current temporary skilled Visa system in targeting genuine skills shortages

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  • November

  • Submission to the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council consultation on the Strategic Directions for Australian Maternity Services

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  • October

  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018

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  • Submission to the COAG Health Council consultation on the Regulation of Australia’s health professions: keeping the National Law up to date and fit for purpose

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  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health consultation paper on The draft Charter of Aged Care Rights

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  • September

  • Submission to the consultation process of the Standing Committee on Community Affairs Legislation Committee: Inquiry into the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018 and related Bill

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  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee My Health Record system inquiry and the related My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018 inquiry

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  • Submission to NMBA Public consultation paper - Proposed registration standard: Endorsement for scheduled medicines for registered nurses prescribing in partnership

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  • July

  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) review of the Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards consultation paper 2

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  • June

  • Response to the consultation by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards Guide for Governing Bodies

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  • Submission to Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council Consultation on a National Strategic Approach to Maternity Services

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  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the financial and tax practices of for-profit aged care companies

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  • Response to the Senate appointed Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education to inquire and report on the future of stillbirth research and education in Australia

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  • Submission to Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Aged Care Standards Guidance Material

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  • May

  • Submission to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency consultation paper: Review of accreditation arrangements - assignment of accreditation functions

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  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry: Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia

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  • Response to the Migrant and Refugee Women’s Health Partnership consultation draft on Competency Standards Framework, Culturally responsive clinical practice: Working with people from migrant and refugee backgrounds

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  • April

  • ANMF submission to the Australian Digital Health Agency National Digital Health Strategy – Framework for Action consultation draft

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  • March

  • Submission to the Aged Care Workforce Strategy consultation

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  • February

  • Submission to the Paramedicine Board of Australia (PBA) public consultation on registration standards for paramedics

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia

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  • January

  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health Consultation Paper on Specialist Dementia Care Units

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  • Pre-Budget Submission 2018-19

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2017 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) consultation on Patient safety and quality improvement in primary care

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) discussion paper on Registered nurse and midwife prescribing

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  • October

  • Submission to Discussion Paper Mandatory reporting under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

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  • Submission to the independent Review into Greenfield Agreements (the Review)

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  • Submission to Discussion Paper Review of Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards – Consultation paper 1

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  • Submission to Independent review of accreditation systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions

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  • September

  • Submission to the Inquiry into the effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2017

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  • Submission to Public Consultation on Options to reduce pressure on private health insurance premiums by addressing the growth of private patients in public hospitals

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Medicare Levy Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding) Bill 2017 and 10 related bills [provisions]

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  • August

  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Value and Affordability of Private Health Insurance

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  • Submission to the Public Consultation by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia on the NMBA Midwife standards for practice

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  • July

  • Submission to The Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry into Penalty Rates

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  • May

  • Submission to the Fair Work Commission on penalty rates terminology in the Nurses Award 2010 (in respect to the Statement and Directions contained in the decision of the FWC of 18 April 2017, [2017] FWCFB 1933)

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  • Submission to the Australian Government Review of climate change policies: Discussion paper March 2017

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  • April

  • Submission to the Single Aged Care Quality Framework - Draft Aged Care Quality Standards Consultation Paper 2017 and Options for Assessing Performance against Aged Care Quality Standards, Options Paper 2017

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  • March

  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women’s economic equality

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  • Submission to the public consultation on the revised Code of conduct for nurses and revised Code of conduct for midwives

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  • February

  • Response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee inquiry into the complaints mechanism administered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

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  • Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry: Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services, Stage 2: Human Services Reform

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  • Submission to the consultation process on the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Amendment Law 2017

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  • Response to the Australian Law Reform Commission: Elder Abuse Discussion Paper

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  • Submission to the ANMAC review of the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards

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  • Submission to the national consultation on the National Digital Health Strategy

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  • January

  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into non-conforming Building Products

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2016 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2016

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  • Submission to the consultation for the Aged Care Legislated Review

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  • October

  • Response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Paris Agreement

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  • Submission to the independent review on the use of chaperones to protect patients

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  • Submission to the Committee inquiry into the Medical complaints process in Australia

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  • September

  • Submission to the Department of Health and the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia consultation on the Australian National Guidelines for the Management of Health Care Workers known to be infected with Blood-Borne Viruses

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  • Submission into the Fair Work Amendment (Respect for Emergency Services Volunteers) Bill 2016

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  • Submission to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014

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  • August

  • Submission to Australian Law Reform Commission Consultation on Issues Paper Elder Abuse

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  • July

  • Submission to Productivity Commission Consultation on Issues Paper Human Services: Identifying sectors for reform

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  • June

  • Letter to Department of Health on Increasing Choice in Home Care- Stage 1. Proposed changes to Aged Care Principles and Determinations

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  • Submission to the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) on Consultation for the development of the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy and related Priorities

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  • March

  • Submission to Senate Inquiry - The future of Australia's Aged Care Sector Workforce

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  • January

  • Submission to consultation by the Australia Government Department of Health on the draft National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals

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  • The Mckell Institute Report - The Importance of Penalty Rates in our Health Workforce

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2015 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment - Inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment (Remaining 2014 Measures) Bill 2015

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  • November

  • Submission to the Australian College of Midwives consultation on the Scope of Practice for Midwives in Australia

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  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council for the Review of the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards – First Consultation Paper

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  • Inquiry into Economic Security for Women in Retirement | Submission (Inquiry_into_the_economic_security_for_women_in_retirement.pdf) | Supplementary

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  • Submission to the Senate Education and Employment References Committee - Inquiry into the Feasibility of, and Options for, Creating a National Long Service Standard, and the Portability of Long Service and Other Entitlements

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  • Submission to Private Health Insurance Consultations 2015-2016

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  • Submission to Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce Public Consultation Paper

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  • October

  • Submission to the Australian College of Midwives Midwifery Practice Scheme 2nd consultation

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  • ANMF comments on the Australian Government's Skilled Occupation List 2016-17

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  • September

  • Submission to the ANMAC review of the Re-entry to the Register Midwife Accreditation Standards 2nd consultation

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  • The ANMF makes an application to the Fair Work Commission to change its eligibility rules

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  • Submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group discussion paper: Better Outcomes for People with Chronic and Complex Health Conditions through Primary Health Care

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  • Response to the Health Workforce Scholarship Programme

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  • August

  • Submission to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health Inquiry into best practice in chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care

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  • July

  • Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee on the China–Australia Free Trade Agreement

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  • Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation Discussion Paper

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  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2015

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  • May

  • Response to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care consultation of the National guidelines for on-screen display of clinical medicines information

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  • Submission to the ANMAC review of the Re-entry to the Register Midwife Accreditation Standards

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  • April

  • Submission to the Senate Education and Employment Reference Committee Inquiry into the impact of Australia’s temporary work visa programs on the Australian labour market

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  • March

  • Response to the Senate Select Committee Inquiry on Wind Turbines

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission Review of the Workplace Relations Framework

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2014 Submissions

  • September

  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Amendment Bill 2014

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  • July

  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for Public Consultation on Registration Standards and Guidelines for: Professional indemnity insurance; Continuing professional development; Continuing professional development guideline; Recency of practice

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  • May

  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into Out-of-Pocket Costs in Australian Healthcare

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  • April

  • Submission to the 457 Visa Integrity Review

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  • March

  • Letter to the ACSQHC draft clinical care standard for stroke consultation

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  • Consultation on the end-of-life care consensus statement Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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  • February

  • Submission to ANMAC re Accreditation Standards required for Eligible Midwife Programs - Consultation Paper 1

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  • January

  • Submission to the Senate Education and Employment References Committee Inquiry into the Provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013

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  • Submission to ANMAC on Accreditation Standards for Re-entry to the Register - Registered Nurse, final consultation

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2013 Submissions

  • December

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Consultation - Re-entry to practice for nursing and midwifery

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  • Submission to the Australian College of Midwives Draft Position Statement on Bed Sharing and Co Sleeping Consultation Paper

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  • November

  • Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment - Inquiry into Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013

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  • July

  • Submission in response to the Treasury discussion paper on reform to deductions for education expenses

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  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) consultation on the Review of the Midwifery Accreditation Standards

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  • June

  • Response to the Health Training Package Review - enrolled nursing, draft one consultation paper

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  • May

  • Submission to the Health Workforce Australia consultation paper on nursing workforce retention and productivity

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  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing on the draft Aged Care Workforce Supplement Guidelines

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  • April

  • Submission to the Aged Care Living Longer Living Better Bill 2013

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into Framework and Operation of Subclass 457 visas, Enterprise Migration Agreements and Regional Migration Agreements

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  • Submission to the Inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013

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  • February

  • Submission to the Victorian Government Legislative Council's Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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2012 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing in response to the discussion paper for the Development of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

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  • October

  • Senate inquiry into Australia’s domestic response to the World Health Organization’s Commission on Social Determinants of Health report, ‘Closing the Gap within a Generation’

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  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing in response to the National Primary Health Care Strategic Framework targeted consultation process

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  • September

  • Submission to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency in response to the Draft Social Media Policy preliminary consultation

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  • August

  • Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in response to the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – consultation draft

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  • Letter in response to National Boards consultation on international criminal history checks

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  • Letter in response to the review of The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) Constitution

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  • Letter in response to Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) review of labelling and packaging of medicines

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  • Letter in response to Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA): Work Program 2011/12 and 2012/13

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  • June

  • Submission to Health Workforce Australia on the consultation paper: Health Professionals Prescribing Pathway (HPPP) in Australia

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  • May

  • Letter in response to Draft clinical practice guideline for the management of borderline personality disorder

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  • Submission to the inquiry by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing into dementia early diagnosis and intervention

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  • April

  • Response to Department of Health and Ageing on draft Terms and Conditions for the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (PCEHR) system registration

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  • March

  • Submission to Senate Inquiry on Palliative Care in Australia

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  • February

  • Submission to the Fair Work Act Review

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  • Submission to the productivity commission on the Impacts of COAG reforms on business regulation and VET

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  • January

  • Response to the ANMAC Review of the Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards second consultation paper

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  • Submission to Department of Health and Ageing in response to the Home Medicines Review hospital referral pathway consultation paper

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  • Submission to the Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia

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  • Federal Budget Submission 2012-2013

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2011 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to Australia’s Health Pty Ltd in response to the second round consultation for the Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities Project

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  • November

  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) consultation paper on the review of Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards

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  • October

  • Letter in response to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System: Exposure Draft Legislation

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  • Submission to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) on consultation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board

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  • September

  • Response to the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) consultation on the Position Statement on Homebirth

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  • August

  • Submission to Department of Health and Ageing in response to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) System Legislation Issues Paper

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) consultation on a draft policy for re-entry to practice for nurses and midwives

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  • July

  • Letter to Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) re: Code of Practice Review

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  • Submission to Australia's Health Pty Ltd in response to the consultation paper on The Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities Project

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  • June

  • Consultation on draft CDNA Guidelines for Health Care Workers and Blood Borne Viruses

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  • Lead Clinicians Groups

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  • Productivity Commission Supplementary Submission - 4.5 Nursing Hours Per Patient Day (NHPPD)

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  • May

  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing in response to the consultation on the Draft Concepts of Operations - Relating to the introduction of a personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system

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  • Submission to Health Workforce Australia in response to the consultation paper on the Draft National Health Workforce Strategic Framework for Action

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  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing in response to consultation on Revised Standards for Residential Aged Care

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  • Submission to the consultation on revision of the Professional Idemnity Insurance Arrangements Registration Standard; and newly developed Guidelines: Professional Indeminity Insurance for Midwives by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian (NMBA)

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  • April

  • Response to Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (AHMAC) consultation paper 'Options for regulation of unregistered health practitioners'

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  • Submission to the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement consultation

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  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Administration of Health Practitioner Registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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  • March

  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing in response to discussion paper on Aged care complaints scheme: Proposed complaints management framework

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  • Development of a Service Charter for Community Pharmacy

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  • Productivity Commission - Caring for older Australians | ANF submission in reply

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  • February

  • Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper Early Childhood Development Workforce

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  • Lead Clinicians Groups: Enhancing clinical engagement in Australia's health system

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  • Review of the transparency of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

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  • Comments to the Australian Government in response to the Discussion Paper on Connecting Health Services with the Future: Modernising Medicare by providing rebates for online consultations

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  • January

  • Federal Budget Submission 2011-2012

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2010 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia on the Draft English Skills Registration Standard

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  • Submission to consultation by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare on Patient Safety on Patient-centred care: Improving quality and safety by focusing care on patients and consumers

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  • November

  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia on Nurse Practitioner Endorsement Registration Standard and Guidelines

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  • October

  • Supplementary Submission | Productivity Commission Inquiry - Caring for Older Australians

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  • Comments to Department of Veterans’ Affairs in response to the Discussion Paper on Preventable Admissions and Improved Community Care Program

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  • Submission to consultation by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare on Patient Safety in Primary Health Care

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  • Response to the Edith Cowan University Use of Simulated Learning Environments in Nursing Curricula Project

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  • Consultation on National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

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  • September

  • Submission to Department of Health and Ageing on Development of a Network of Primary Health Care Organisations (Medicare Locals) across Australia

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia on the provision for nurses to hold both registration as an enrolled nurse and as a registered nurse concurrently

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  • August

  • Therapeutic Goods Administration - Consultation: Improving advertising arrangements for Therapeutic Goods

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  • Inquiry into Disability Care and Support

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  • Consultation to Revise the Australian Public Service Values

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  • July

  • National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper - Vocational Education and Training Workforce

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  • Initial Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry - Caring for Older Australians

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  • June

  • Submission to consultation by the Department of Health and Ageing on the Development of a Quality Framework for the Medicare Benefits Schedule

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  • May

  • Exposure Draft of the Paid Parental Leave Scheme Bill 2010

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  • April

  • Response to the Final Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission: A Healthier Future For All Australians

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  • Submission to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia on the consultation draft: Guidelines and assessment framework for the recognition and endorsement of eligible midwives

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  • Submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council on the consultation draft: National guidance on collaborative maternity care

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  • Submission to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian on consultation paper: Guidelines on advertising; Guidelines on mandatory notification; and other documents for consultation

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  • Inquiry into Health Practitioner Regulation (Consequential Amendment) Bill (2010)

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  • Proposed Regulations for the Healthcare Identifiers Service

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  • March

  • Submission to the Department of Health and Ageing Residential Aged Care Program on discussion paper Review of the Aged Care Funding Instrument, December 2009

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  • Submission to the Victorian consultation on behalf of the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on the Quality and Safety Framework for Midwifery Care

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  • Submission to Inquiry into Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010 and Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

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  • February

  • Submission to consultation by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations on the discussion papers: An Indicator Framework for Higher Education Performance Funding; and Measuring the Socio-economic Status of Higher Education Students

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  • January

  • Submission to consultation by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare on draft National Safety and Quality Healthcare (NSQH) Standards

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  • Submission to consultation by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on the Exposure Draft Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010

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2009 Submissions

  • December

  • Submission to Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009 and two related Bills: Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Bill 2009 and Midwife Professional Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2009

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  • November

  • Consultation Paper on Registration Standards and Related Matters

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  • Budget submission 2010-2011

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  • Submissions in support of the union's application to vary Clause A3.5 of Schedule A - Transitional Provisions of the Nurses Award 2010

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  • Nurses Award 2010 - Submissions in response to the submissions of aged care employers in NSW and Queensland and The Australian Federation of Employers and Industries

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  • Submission on Exposure Draft of Model OHS Laws

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  • Submission to Productivity Commission discussion draft: Public and private hospitals

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  • October

  • Response to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council's (ANMC) Nurses and Midwives Guides to Professional Relationships

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  • August

  • Submission to consultation by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on healthcare identifiers and privacy: Discussion paper on proposals for legislative support

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  • Submission to the evaluation of the Residential Medication Management Review (RMMR) Program undertaken by Campbell Research and Consulting on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

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  • Review of the Migration Occupations in Demand List - Issues Paper No 1

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  • Inquiry into the Welfare of International Students

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  • July

  • Review of the accreditation process for residential aged care homes

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  • Submission to the Productivity Commission: Commissioned study on performance of public and private hospital systems

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  • Submission to Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009 and two related Bills; and Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2009

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  • Submission to Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009

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  • Award Modernisation Stage 4

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  • June

  • Australian Industrial Relations Commission Workplace Relations Act 1996 | Procedure for carrying out award modernisation process in the matter of health and welfare services industry (excluding social and community services) Transitional provisions - further submissions of the Australian Nursing Federation

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  • Inquiry into the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009, the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 and the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge – Fringe Benefits) Bill 2009

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  • SEATO Nurses - 10 Years On

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  • May

  • Feedback on the development of recommendations for labelling of parenteral medicines, fluids and lines in Australia

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  • Submission to National Prescribing Service (NPS) - Understanding the issues and exploring the strategies to achieve quality use of medicines in palliative care and end of life: A consultation report

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  • March

  • Submission to the Health Education and Training - Clinical Training - Governance and Organisation discussion paper

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  • Response to the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission's Interim Report: 'A healthier future for all Australian's

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  • February

  • Submission to the ''Towards a national primary health care strategy discussion paper'

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  • Proposed arrangements for specialists within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions

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  • National Health Work Taskforce - Discussion Paper | Clinical placements across Australia: Capturing data and understanding demand and capacity

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  • January

  • Submission - Towards a possible Australia - Korea Free Trade Agreement

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  • Submission to the review of the existing PBS supply arrangements in the context of residential aged care facilities and private hospitals discussion papers

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  • Inquiry into the Fair Work Bill

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  • 2009-2010 Australian Government pre-budget submission | Providing a nursing workforce for Australians into the future

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  • Submission to National Preventative Health Taskforce discussion paper

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