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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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