ANF campaigns for higher wages
PRACTICE nurses across Australia could soon receive higher wages and fairer working conditions, thanks to a national campaign by the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF).
The ANF has sent more than a thousand letters to employers, mainly in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania, in a bid to kick-start collective bargaining.
It is the first time the ANF federal office has been involved in collective bargaining for practice nurses. Previously, efforts have been made from individual state offices with mixed success.
ANF assistant federal secretary Yvonne