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NSW nurses protest workers compensation cuts

Nurses have joined fire fighters and construction workers to protest against the NSW WorkCover overhaul. Jessica Grewal reports. A 26-year-old NSW nurse who suffered spinal injuries while attempting to resuscitate a patient in 2008 has joined hundreds of nurses and ...

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NSW nurses vote to stop work

Rallies will be held across the state to protest changes to workplace compensation. Nurses have voted to stop work over the NSW government's push to overhaul the compensation scheme for injured workers. NSW Nurses' Association general-secretary Brett Holmes said rallies ...

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Call for federal rescue of Tas health

Hospital staff protest at cuts to elective surgery and closure of beds. By Flynn Murphy A Tasmanian government bid to slash $100 million from the state's health budget has renewed calls for a federal takeover of the system. Nurses around ...

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Nurses protest in Melbourne for better pay

Protest outside Productivity Commission offices over aged care nurses wages. Nurses in the aged care industry yesterday demonstrated in Melbourne demanding better wages and more care for older Australians. The nurses, who marched on the Productivity Commission offices where hearings ...

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Nurses rally over nurse-to-patient ratios

Protests are due to take place in a number of Sydney hospitals this week, as nurses call for reform. Nurses campaigning for a major reform of the NSW public health system are planning to protest at Sydney's Liverpool Hospital amid ...

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