Striking Kaiser mental health clinicians joined by colleagues in Hawaii
Over 2,000 striking mental health clinicians hit the picket lines in front of Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern California and the Central Valley on the...
Public sector alliance rally – WA
In Western Australia there has been a campaign of industrial activity over the past six weeks by more than ten trade unions who make up...
“RATIOS NOW!” – Rally report Melbourne
On Tuesday, 1st March, over 100 workers, unionists, and community members gathered at the front of Gladys Liu’s office in Burwood, Victoria. Their mission was...
Nurses and midwives deserve better working conditions
Two weeks ago, a petition with over 50,000 signatures called for Australia’s nurses and midwives to receive a COVID disaster payment for their work during...
A matter of life or death
On 31st March, thousands of nurses and midwives took strike action across NSW, with many walking off the job for 24-hours from 7 AM, over...
Gender pay gap remains a national shame
Australia’s gender pay gap remains deeply entrenched thanks to a decade of indifference from the previous Liberal government. That’s according to the latest data released...
ANMF launches new national aged care campaign: “It’s not too much”
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has launched its new national campaign aimed at ensuring that aged care is a priority in the...
Nurses and midwives are hurting
Nurses and midwives are hurting. Working a double shift or extra hours has become the norm, and two days off in a row is considered...
HALF THE SKY
On Monday 20 November, nurses at Westmead Hospital held a vigil for the Palestinians killed in the Israeli Defence Force bombings of hospitals in Gaza,...
Profiteering & neglect: the aged care crisis
The aged care sector is in crisis. The failings are systemic and require fundamental structural changes. Aged care has been commodified by corporate and church...
Fund public health
Hospitals and their staff are at breaking point as the wave of BA.4/BA.5 COVID-19 sub-strains and flu send hospitalisations to breaking point. GPs across Australia...
Nurses strike for better pay and conditions
Earlier this month, Nurses and midwives across NSW went on strike for 24 hours, while maintaining life-preserving care. The demands are simple: The NSW Nurses...
Workers across New South Wales fight for their rights!
Over the last two weeks, intense industrial action has been taken against the Perrottet government. Having held a mass meeting at Sydney’s Town Hall, The...
The aged care crisis
How does a non-profit charitable organisation that is sixty-nine per cent funded by government, and claims to operate at a loss, find $1.4 billion to...
Oakey Coal Action Alliance, which is committed to saving the groundwater relied on by Darling Downs farmers in Queensland from the New Acland coal mine,...