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Sleeping giant awakes

Over the past three decades, nurses across the globe have engaged in highly politicised action to protect patient safety and the future of the profession, writes Linda Briskin. Thousands of Victorian nurses are ramping up industrial action with the threat ...

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Community care nurses take action

800 RDNS nurses in Victoria begin industrial action over pay. Community care nurses at Australia’s largest provider of in-home care have commenced industrial action in an on-going dispute over pay and conditions. The protected action by the 800 nurses of ...

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Vic nurses defy court ruling

Nurses continue their industrial action in protracted dispute with the Victorian government. Nurses have defied Federal Court orders to cease all unprotected industrial action, vowing to continue work stoppages at 15 hospitals across the state. Secretary of the Australian Nursing ...

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NSW nurses close more than 400 beds

Pressure on the government builds as more beds close across NSW. Nurses have closed more than 400 hospital beds across NSW as their industrial action enters its second week. Another 14 hospitals on Monday voted to join the action to ...

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SA nurses begin industrial action

South Australian nurses say work proposals unsafe for staff and patients. South Australian public sector nurses and midwives will start industrial action today in support of an enterprise bargaining claim. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation SA secretary Elizabeth Dabars said ...

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