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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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WA nurses union to run for 2025 state election

The Australian Nurses Federation Western Australia (ANFWA) has confirmed it will be running in next year's state elections after formally registering the party on Monday. ANFWA secretary Janet Reah confirmed the party had reached the required 500 signatures over the ...

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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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Concerns over WA’s nurse-to-patient ratio rollout

Nurse-to-patient ratios have been met with concern after coming into effect last week at Perth Children’s Hospital. Last Monday, nurse-to-patient ratios of one nurse to every three patients started at Perth Children’s Hospital emergency department, with other emergency departments following ...

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