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SA ambulance ramping hits near-record levels

South Australian public hospitals have reached near-record ambulance ramping levels, with the government citing "extreme pressure on the health system". According to figures provided by SA Health, patients spent 4095 hours on the ramp in March – almost reaching November's ...

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ACT expands free abortion scheme

The Australian Capital Territory Government has announced free abortion will expand to some general practices in the territory. Since last year, Canberrans have been able to access free abortions but only at one location in the city. The government has ...

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Aged care nurses call for accountability

Around 60 aged care nurses and carers from across Australia travelled to Canberra to address "ongoing failures" by providers, and to call for accountability. The group stood together to call out aged care providers, saying "they can't be trusted" to ...

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WA abortion laws reformed

Western Australia's new abortion laws came into effect last Wednesday, six months after they were passed last year. Abortion has officially been removed from WA's criminal code, putting an end to clinically unnecessary barriers, and improving access to reproductive healthcare ...

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Vic nurses and midwives threaten to strike

After unanimously rejecting the government's wage and conditions offer, Victorian nurses and midwives have threatened to walk off the job following the start of protected industrial action by union members. On Thursday, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) members voted ...

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