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ANMF Retention Bonus Information Sheet

September 11th, 2020|

Aged Care Workforce Retention Bonus On 20 March 2020 the Federal Government announced $444.6m to go towards supporting Aged Care providers, residents, staff and families. As part of this support funding the government indicated that $234.9m will be dispersed as payments to eligible workers in residential care and home care during COVID-19 to help retain them in the [...]

Enterprise Agreements Update: Private and Aged Care Sectors

September 3rd, 2020|

We are frequently updating information regarding enterprise agreements from private and aged care sites across Tasmania so our members can stay informed. Calvary The ANMF received correspondence from Calvary representatives advising that bargaining will take place on 4 September 2020. The ANMF have invited Workplace Reps and interested members to attend a [...]

Aged Care Statewide Updates

September 3rd, 2020|

Southern Cross Care (SCC) Statewide The ANMF note that members at Southern Cross Care Tasmania sites are still awaiting payment of their Federal Government Retention Bonus Payment. Southern Cross Care have not explained why they are out of step with other RACFs in passing on this money. We have encouraged members to use the Federal [...]

Public sector updates: north western region

September 3rd, 2020|

Mersey Community Hospital Emergency Department The ANMF attended a meeting with members on 20 August 2020, to discuss members professional and industrial concerns due to further reductions in opening hours of the Mersey Community Hospital Emergency Department. Members’ experience of the closure has highlighted many concerns around resourcing, policy, and legal frameworks that are in [...]

Public sector updates: northern region

September 3rd, 2020|

Launceston General Hospital Holman Clinic The ANMF has received a response from Tasmanian Health Service management regarding the recent Step 2 Grievance raised on behalf of members in the Holman Clinic. We are now in the process of surveying members in relation to the response to determine the next steps should the business case for permanent [...]

Public sector updates: southern region

September 3rd, 2020|

Royal Hobart Hospital K9W The ANMF attended a Step 2 Specialist Panel meeting on 21 August 2020 to discuss the workload concerns of members. The ANMF presented suggestions at this meeting as to possible solutions to the concerns raised and are awaiting formal correspondence from the Tasmanian Health Service. Once this has been received, we [...]

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Media Releases

Media Release: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today, on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) are encouraging all members, nurses, midwives, and care workers to take the opportunity to start conversations, raise awareness and lead action to prevent elder abuse in our community.

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