Tag: Annie Butler

Union claims aged care workers are at risk of not receiving full wage increase

Union claims aged care workers in Australia are at risk of not receiving full wage increases, as some providers are threatening to...

Enrolled Nurses a critical part of person-centred care

The Aged Care Workforce Industry Council (ACWIC) has called on aged care providers to protect the important role of Enrolled Nurses (ENs)...

Parliament urged to quickly pass aged care reform bill

Aged care peak body the Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) have applauded...

Govt reinstates $750 COVID isolation payment

Aged care workers will benefit from today's Federal Government decision to reinstate the $750 COVID leave disaster payments for essential workers through...

National Aged Care Advisory Council members announced

Seventeen prominent Australians will provide advice on aged care issues and the implementation of the Government’s $17.7 billion reform agenda in response...
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Call to speed up aged care royal commission recommendations for nurses

The nurses’ union has welcomed a move from Victorian Independent Dr Helen Haines to mandate a 24/7 registered nurse in aged care...
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Govt still unclear about who will need to be vaccinated under new mandate

A week after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that all aged care workers must have at least one...

‘Positive steps’ for aged care budget but still more to do: advocates

Australia’s nurses’ union says a $17.7 billion Budget boost still falls short of fixing the aged care system, lacking the staffing requirements...

Updated: Retention bonus payments less than promised

Government announces that payments made under the COVID-19 Workforce Retention Bonus Grant will now be taxed, despite advising on March 20 that...

Butler to lead ANMF into election and royal commission

Annie Butler has been re-elected to lead the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) as Federal Secretary for the next four years.

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