• Public holiday leave agreement
    05 September 2017

    Following the QNMU filing an application in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC), Queensland Health (QH) has formally agreed that Long Service Leave (LSL) and Accrued Days Off (ADOs) may not be deducted on public holiday. Read more

  • Nurses welcome car park announcement
    23 August 2017

    The Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU) has welcomed the State Government’s decision to build a multi-storey car park at Redcliffe Hospital. Read full article

  • Blue Care cuts Bundaberg aged care nurses
    09 August 2017

    Queensland's largest aged care provider has cut more than half their Bundaberg aged care Enrolled Nurses (ENs) and advertised for largely untrained carers to replace them. Read more

  • QNEWS Penalty rates slippery slope continues
    03 August 2017

    Clubs Australia has confirmed its push to have the Clubs Award abolished, leaving club workers the next group of workers to have their penalty rates cut. Unfortunately, this is just the next step in the slippery slope to abolish all penalty rates. Read more