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Nursing staff numbers on the critical list

Australia faces a critical shortage of nurses over the next decade unless governments address dwindling job opportunities, an over-reliance on skilled migration, and a lack of training in aged care.  With projections that Australia is to be short more than ...

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Tasmania ends return-to-work program

The state’s only re-entry course will end on July 1 forcing nurses to study on the mainland to meet national registration requirements, writes Linda Belardi. Tasmanian nurses seeking to return to the workforce will no longer have access to a ...

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