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. 


  • Salvos rehab service closures put clients at risk
    Published: 25 November 2020

    The QNMU is calling on the Salvation Army to reopen its alcohol and other drug rehab and detox services, and negotiate in good faith, as nurses begin a stop work to address long standing professional development and pay concerns.
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  • Salvos threaten sudden shut down of Qld facilities
    Published: 16 November 2020

    SALVATION army officials have threatened to immediately shut down services at three Queensland drug rehabilitation facilities.
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  • Qld nurses call on candidates to reveal position on nurse/midwife numbers
    Published: 26 October 2020

    Queensland's frontline nurses and midwives have called on all state election candidates to publicly reveal their positions on strengthening and protecting our public health system.
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  • QNMU welcomes state government commitment to 5800 new nurses and midwives
    Published: 11 October 2020

    QNMU has today welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to employing an extra 5800 nurses and midwives over four years if re-elected.
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  • Queensland Election 2020 – The Wellbeing Election
    Published: 10 October 2020

    We need a government who cares for us. As nurses and midwives, we have dedicated our lives to caring. Along with other health workers Queensland’s nurses and midwives have been at the frontline of the pandemic response.
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  • Queenslanders vote for more nurses
    Published: 10 October 2020

    The safe staffing of Queensland’s public hospitals has emerged as a top issue ahead of the upcoming state election.
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  • QNMU welcomes plans to boost State’s PPE stockpile
    Published: 30 September 2020

    The QNMU has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to expand the state’s stockpile of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) announced this week.
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  • Qld nurses say Morrison must act on aged care
    Published: 23 September 2020

    Queensland nurses will today publicly hold Prime Minister Scott Morrison to account for shocking conditions in private aged care.
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  • Church cut aged care nurses despite having $250m in cash
    Published: 14 August 2020

    Queensland’s largest aged care provider UnitingCare Queensland (UCQ) is cutting aged care staff during COVID and crying poor - despite having more than $250 million in the bank.
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  • 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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