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Budget 2018-19: How did nurses fair?

The 2018-19 Budget has been released and Minister for Health Greg Hunt says it’s guaranteeing the essential health services that Australians rely on. While key industry stakeholders continue to pick through the Budget with a fine-tooth comb, Nursing Review canvasses ...

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Funding boost for Newton-John cancer centre

Victorian cancer patients will have access to rare, cutting-edge technology at the Olivia Newton-John centre under an $18 million state government package. Newton-John was at state parliament with Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jill Hennessy today to announce the ...

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Nurses want pollies to axe the tampon tax

Tampons and pads are essential items that should not incur a tax, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has said. Opposition leader Bill Shorten recently called the GST on women’s sanitary products a "tax on women" and vowed to remove ...

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Deadly samples found during festival pill test

Two lethal ingredients, some Polish toothpaste and paint have been uncovered in pills tested at a Canberra music festival. In what is being hailed as a tremendous success, organisers of the Australian-first trial tested 85 samples at the Groovin the ...

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