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. 


  • Aged care providers cut staff on Earle Haven anniversary
    Published: 10 July 2020

    Queensland private aged care providers are continuing to cut aged care staff in the lead up to the anniversary of the Earle Haven aged care crisis tomorrow.
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  • Frontline aged care staff cut
    Published: 01 July 2020

    Queensland aged care providers are cutting frontline aged care staff from private facilities throughout the state at a time when they are needed most.
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  • AMAQ’s ‘bargain basement’ health claim an insult to nurses
    Published: 26 June 2020

    The QNMU is dismayed by comments made by President of the AMAQ Dr Chris Perry regarding the contribution of health workers within the Queensland Health system.
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  • 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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