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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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Nurses take to the streets - Maitland Mercury

More than 30 Maitland nurses and midwives stopped work for an hour yesterday in protest against proposed changes to the state’s workers compensation laws.

Nurses to stop work at Blacktown Hospital today - Blacktown Sun

NSW Nurses Association members will take industrial action at Westmead and Blacktown Hospital to protest against the state government’s proposal to reduce payments to injured workers.

Workers march on Parliament in compo protest - Katherine Times

Thousands of workers are rallying outside NSW Parliament today to protest against expected cuts to the state's WorkCover scheme.

Career in health now an option - Coffs Coast Advocate

STUDENTS thinking of a career as a health professional had the perfect opportunity to garner some information today.

$1bn extra, but doctors call for more funding - The Australian

NSW will pour an extra $1 billion into hospitals, nurses and medical procedures, taking its health budget to a record $18.3bn -- but the opposition and doctors say the funding will not keep pace with population growth.

Largs Bay woman takes top honour - Portside Messenger

ELIZABETH English is proud and passionate about her work - even if it is “not dinner party conversation”.

Doctors write to minister on mental health needs - ABC News

Senior doctors and psychiatrists have written to the South Australian Health Minister to oppose a planned closure of mental health beds.