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. 


  • 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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  • Queensland aged care reforms will benefit our elderly
    Published: 28 November 2019

    Elderly residents in Qld's 16 state-run residential aged care facilities are set to benefit from better staffing and increased care hours, thanks to new legislation passed by the state government today.
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  • Qld private patients paying big bucks to receive less care
    Published: 04 November 2019

    Queensland private patients paying big bucks to be admitted to Ramsay Health Care private hospitals are receiving less care than non-paying public patients.
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  • Qld nurses call for urgent review of Emergency Departments
    Published: 16 October 2019

    The QNMU is calling for an urgent review of Emergency Departments across the state given unprecedented demand for both beds and staff.
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  • Nurses, health workers and teachers seek Olympic funding guarantee
    Published: 01 October 2019

    Queensland nurses, midwives, teachers and health workers today seek federal, state and local government guarantees no vital services will suffer if the state secures the 2032 Olympics.
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  • Nurses know how to keep patients safe
    Published: 17 September 2019

    Today marks the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) first World Patient Safety Day.
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  • Letter to the Editor: Dementia Action Week
    Published: 16 September 2019

    Today marks the start of Dementia Australia’s Dementia Action Week.
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  • 350 Qld nurses vote to pursue criminal investigation of Earle Haven
    Published: 17 July 2019

    More than 350 Qld nurses and midwives have today voted to pass an urgent and extraordinary motion to pursue the criminal investigation of Earle Haven management.
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