• Were you paid your Christmas Eve penalty rates?
    12 January 2034

    The QNMU is aware there has been some confusion regarding rates of pay in the private sector for the recent Christmas Eve public holiday (which applies from 6pm – midnight). Read more

  • Sunday penalty rates – proposed implementation date and back pay
    12 January 2034

    Public sector members should have received an email from Queensland Health to confirm that the increase to Sunday penalty rates is expected to apply from the 1 March 2023 pay run. Read more

  • Fee-free Diploma of Nursing now available for priority cohorts
    12 January 2034

    QNMU members have lobbied for some time for fee-free courses for nurses and midwives to address critical workforce shortages. We are pleased to report that the Queensland Government has listened. Read more

  • Nurse and midwife wellbeing: New national service
    12 January 2034

    A new National Nurse and Midwife Health Service will soon be established, recognising the significant physical and mental strain our nurses and midwives are currently under to keep our health system running. Read more