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ACT nurses given green light on euthanasia

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) became the latest jurisdiction to introduce voluntary assisted dying (VAD) legislation last Tuesday – with the proposed legislation differing from existing laws across Australia by including nurse practitioners in the process. The introduction of the bill ...

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Will WA nurses form a new political party?

Western Australian nurses are supporting a move to form a political party for the state election after the WA Labor government refused to budge on its pay offer. The Australian Nursing Federation WA (ANFWA) have been struggling with the Cook ...

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Minns government makes $20k offer for nurses

Healthcare workers are being offered $20,000 worth of incentives to relocate to regional and rural areas in a Minns government effort to fill critical shortages in the bush. The NSW Labor government has doubled the amount being offered to nurses and healthcare ...

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Aged care workers vow nationwide action

Aged care workers across QLD, WA and SA have backed taking industrial action over “chronic understaffing” and low pay, as the union warns walkouts are highly likely before the federal election. More than 7000 United Workers Union members employed at aged care providers across three ...

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