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Primary Care Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Program Grant Opportunity

Eligible organisations can apply for the opportunity to administer the $49.363 million Primary Care Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Program.

An update from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Professor Alison J McMillan PSM regarding midwifery professional indemnity insurance

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan on 10 November 2023.

A letter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan PSM regarding midwifery indemnity insurance

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan on 31 October 2023.

Aged care placements available to nursing students

Bachelor of Nursing students can now apply for high-quality clinical placements in the aged care sector through the Aged Care Nursing Clinical Placements Program.

Aged care nursing and allied health scholarships

Scholarships for nurses, personal care workers and allied health professionals working in aged care.

Aged Care Knowledge Hub

A new online knowledge hub is available to support nurses in developing and furthering their career in aged care.

Update from the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer – September 2023

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Update from the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer – July 2023

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Update from the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer - May 2023

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Update from the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer - Budget Measures and Funding - May 2023

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

A national nursing workforce strategy for Australia

To better support the nursing workforce, we are developing Australia’s first National Nursing Workforce Strategy. We are doing this through a partnership with Victoria and in collaboration with all Australian Governments.

Release of the Nurse Practitioner Workforce Plan

The Australian Government has released the Nurse Practitioner Workforce Plan. The plan will strengthen the nurse practitioner workforce to deliver more services to address the health needs of the Australian community.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – March 2023 part 1

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – March 2023 part 2

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Release of the National Rural and Remote Nursing Generalist Framework 2023–2027

The Australian Government has announced the National Rural and Remote Nursing Generalist Framework. The framework supports registered nurses to work to their full ability in rural and remote healthcare settings.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – September 2022 – Scholarship edition

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – October 2022

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

A message from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan – December 2022

A newsletter from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan with updates from the nursing and midwifery sector, some personal priorities and highlights, and an insight on what's happening across the Department of Health and Aged Care.

Your Aged Care update Issue 19, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #19: Get ready for AN-ACC, Advice to providers under AN-ACC, Notice about the registered nurses’ payment round, Dementia Action week, Fighting Parkinson's and upcoming reminders and webinars.

International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses Day

Today is International Day of the Midwife, and on May 12 we celebrate International Nurses Day.

Your Aged Care update Issue 08, 2022

Your Aged Care update #08: International Nurses Day, Workforce Action Plan, Quarterly Financial Report, and more

Your Aged Care update – Issue 06, 2022

Your Aged Care update #06: New nursing and allied health scholarships, digital transformation webinar, and more.

Your Aged Care update – Issue 01, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #01: pilot to test new quality indicators, Aged Care Registered Nurses' Payment, and more
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