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Queensland election: LNP unveils payroll tax threshold plan to create 500,000 jobs 30-10-2017

The LNP says it will lift the payroll tax threshold for businesses by $25,000 a year for ten years, and will aim to create 500,000 jobs.

Big pharma's cash splash on nurses, dietitians and pharmacists for services 26-10-2017

Nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other allied health workers are getting millions of dollars in payments from big pharmaceutical companies for their services.

Extra frontline staff for CQ health services 30-10-2017

CENTRAL Queenslanders could have better health services access with the latest promise from the Australian Labor Party as part of the State Election campaign.

New SA Health Minister Peter Malinauskas tours Royal Adelaide Hospital 19-09-2017

New South Australian Health Minister Peter Malinauskas took an impromptu tour of the new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital last night, hours after being sworn in, to be confronted by “alarming” concerns from nurses about serious safety problems threatening patient care.

Queensland nursing exchange program: City nurses swap scrubs for adventure in the bush 19-09-2017

In the first exchange of its type in Queensland, four nurses have swapped jobs for three months.

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News items that concern or are of interest to Australian nurses.

Honoured for a career in health - The Express

ANN Kelly's journey from a student nurse in the 1970s to Canterbury Hospital general manager has taken some odd turns, including a stint at refugee camps in South-East Asia.

Nurse praises careers expo - Daily Mercury

WHAT do you want to be when you leave school?

Nursing pilot a winner - Stawell Times

STAWELL - Stawell Regional Health has pioneered a career development program with Western Health in Melbourne.

Queensland nurses to fight interim audit report - Courier Mail

A MAJOR audit into the state's finances has unfairly attacked hard-fought wage and staffing improvements for nurses and midwifes, the Queensland Nurses Union says.

RDNS nurses take action - NCAH

Nurses at Australia’s iconic Royal District Nursing Service are taking protected industrial action in a push for better pay and entitlements.

Graduate nurses gaining experience - Ararat Advertiser

ARARAT - East Grampians Health Service is providing a twelve month Graduate Nurse Program for four Registered Nurses who have graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing degree, providing them with the support and experience required to pursue an exciting and fulfilling career in nursing.

Compo changes fight - The Express

UNIONS NSW claims a protest outside Parliament House on Wednesday sent an emphatic message to the state government to reconsider legislation that would cut compensation payments to injured workers.

Nurses welcome federal lifeline for TAS health - Nursing Review

The ANF Tasmanian branch has applauded the federal government’s $325 million injection into the state’s ailing health system.

Tasmanian nurses fly interstate for work - NCAH

Tasmanian nurses with families are flying interstate for shift work as the state’s health woes continue to bite.

Nurses offering in-home care take action - 7 News

More than 800 Victorian nurses who provide in-home care to patients will begin industrial action across Victoria on Monday in a bid for better pay and conditions.