Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Nurses reports

Australia’s Future Health Workforce- Nurses reports present long-term, national workforce projections for nurses to 2030.

Page last updated: 24 June 2015

The AFHW-Nurses reports are the revision of the projections originally published in 2012 in Health Workforce 2025 Volume 1 and 2: Doctors, nurses and midwives.

The reports are presented in two publications:

  1. Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Overview report presents the recommendations proposed in the report and the summary findings of each scenario modelled in the report, the methodology used in workforce planning for the nursing workforce, and the data sources used in producing the projections.

    Word version:Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Overview report (Word 630 KB)
    PDF version:Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Overview report (PDF 1MB)

  2. Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Detailed report provides a more substantial presentation of the scenarios and describes the policy context for the alternative skill-mix scenarios modelled in the report.

    Word version:Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Detailed report (Word 1711 KB)
    PDF version:Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Nurses - Detailed report (PDF 1.1MB)

If you are having difficulty accessing the PDF, please contact: health.workforce@health.gov.au for an alternate version to be sent to you.