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NSW teachers, nurses, face housing despair 05-02-2018

Skyrocketing housing prices have pushed teachers and nurses out of Sydney prompting fears of worker shortages in critical areas.

‘White privilege’ storm over nursing code 01-02-2018

Health authorities have been criticised for seemingly encouraging nurses and midwives to acknowledge “white privilege” when treating Aboriginal and Torres Strait ­Islander patients.

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.

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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.

Cold cuts off Royal Perth Hospital menu - Perth Now

HEALTH Minister Kim Hames has forbidden hospitals from scrapping hot lunches for patients, despite the plan being considered as part of healthcare cost cutting.

AMA rejects low-pay claim by clinic nurses - The Australian

THE Australian Medical Association is seeking to strike out a union bid to use the low-paid provisions of the Fair Work Act to increase the wages of more than 1000 nurses in medical centres and clinics.

Nurses take action in pay dispute - ABC News

Victoria's Royal District Nurses are introducing work bans today as part of a protracted industrial dispute with their employer.

Heroic pilot Andrew Wilson saved hundreds of lives - Daily Telegraph

IT'S a day Nhan Tran and his schoolmates will never forget. The 11-year-old was walking to Canley Vale Public School when he saw a light plane come in low and miss the school by metres before exploding in flames at the entrance of the driveway.

Box of tricks gives comfort to sick kids - ABC Wide Bay

For a child who is admitted to hospital, the prospect can be terrifying. One organisation is trying to draw some attention away from surgical procedures with a box full of distractions.

Hundreds dying in hospitals from hunger and thirst - Herald Sun

HUNGER and thirst have been wholly or partly to blame for more than three deaths a week in Victorian hospitals.

Thousands rally over NSW WorkCover shake-up - ABC News

About 5,000 New South Wales public sector workers have defied pouring rain to hold a fiery rally in Sydney against proposed changes to the state's workers compensation system.

Nurses protest cut to compensation - Gold Coast

MEDICAL staff rallied outside the Tweed Hospital in Tweed Heads yesterday as part of a statewide protest against the O'Farrell Government's plan to reduce workers compensation.