Getting our message out

The QNMU actively seeks to promote the professional, industrial, democratic, political and social interests of members through the mainstream media and as such we produce a number of media releases each month which are sent to media outlets across the state. 


  • Qld nurses call for calm and respect while COVID investigations are carried out
    Published: 29 May 2020

    The QNMU has called on all Queenslanders to remain calm and respectful while important investigations into Central Queensland COVID-19 infections are carried out.
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  • Nurse tests COVID-19 positive at aged care facility
    Published: 15 May 2020

    A nurse at the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre has tested positive for COVID-19. A number of QNMU members have also been tested and are now in isolation.
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  • Candlelight vigil to mark International Nurses Day today
    Published: 12 May 2020

    Queensland nurses will join their colleagues throughout Australia and in New Zealand today in honouring nurses around the world who have lost their lives treating and caring for COVID-19 patients.
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  • Qld and the world to celebrate midwives today
    Published: 05 May 2020

    Queensland and the world will today celebrate the invaluable contributions of midwives everywhere.
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  • Qld to celebrate frontline workers and unions that protect them
    Published: 04 May 2020

    The QNMU will honour local, Australian and international frontline workers this Labour Day.
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  • Student squadron to join COVID frontline
    Published: 23 March 2020

    The QNMU has called on kindergarten, primary and high school students to paint, draw and write messages of support for Queensland nurses, midwives, aged care staff and the elderly.
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  • Qld nurses demand end to Blue Care job cuts
    Published: 19 February 2020

    Nurses and midwives will today call for a guarantee Blue Care will stop staff cuts at all their Queensland aged care facilities.
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  • World celebrates nurses and midwives in 2020
    Published: 01 January 2020

    Nurses and midwives will be front and centre in 2020 as the world celebrates the first ever International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.
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  • Qlders get good news for Xmas - New laws save 145 lives
    Published: 11 December 2019

    A new study has revealed Queensland’s world-leading public hospital laws have saved 145 lives and up to 81 million taxpayer dollars.
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  • Emergency Department review well overdue
    Published: 29 November 2019

    The QNMU reiterated its call for an urgent review of Emergency Departments across the state today.
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