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ANMF doesn’t accept visa

Union says current work programs need to change because they’re taking jobs from Australians and exploiting migrant workers. By Amie Larter Australia’s temporary work visa programs are having negative impacts on both Australian graduates and 457 workers, the nursing union says. ...

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Local jobs remain large concern

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has said the lack of jobs for local nurses and midwives continues to be one of the profession’s biggest workforce issues. The statement follows the release of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) ...

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Filipino students visit Canberra

The University of Canberra hosted 12 nursing students from the University of Santo Tomas College of Nursing (UST) in the Philippines, giving both student cohorts new insights into international nursing education and practice. Professor Kim Foster, head of the disciplines of ...

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Power naps work, expert says

There is growing evidence that napping may improve productivity and safety at work, a sleep expert has said. RMIT University's Dr Melinda Jackson, a registered psychologist who specialises in sleep disorders, said there is mounting evidence that napping during a shift ...

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Art, creativity take on cancer

Cancer patients will participate in creative workshops to determine how art can help them make the most of the limited energy they have and improve their wellbeing. The eight-week HeART Artful Wellbeing program is running from July to September, through Charles Darwin University. ...

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Mindset, and match

We have the power to bring about the mental states we want to achieve, and doing so is becoming an essential skill. Dictionary.com defines mindset as “an attitude, disposition or mood; an intention or inclination”. But our mindset is so ...

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