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Queensland Nurses' Union

Head of emergency reveals major issues at Gladstone hospital

Gladstone Observer - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
However, Queensland Nurses Union Secretary Beth Mohle said the current government needed to increase the number of people who can train nurses and doctors in aggressive behaviour management after cuts made by the previous LNP government.

Qld summit to focus on jobs creation - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... creation" in Queensland about how growth could continue over the next decade. The Parliament House summit will be attended by representatives from the Queensland Nurses Union, Queensland Tourism, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland, ...

ALP stalwart takes fight to Dutton

Courier Mail - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
... who view the former detective as someone who has lost touch with his electorate. Ms Lavarch, who has been working for the Queensland Nurses Union and not-for-profit organisations, said she felt re-energised, was well and ready to take on Mr Dutton.

Foot in the door: The union campaign that could deliver government back to Labor

The Canberra Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In 2014, White volunteered with the Victorian Trades Hall Council, knocking on hundreds of doors during the state election, with a paramedic, a nurse or a firefighter by his side. Once inside - and, as he cheerily points out, people don't close the ...
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Death in the delivery suite

Courier Mail - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
At that time, midwives passed a vote of no confidence in Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service senior management over their handling of long-term staffing and training issues.

Credit unions and customer-owned banks

CHOICE - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
There are two kinds of banks in the world: those owned by customers and those owned by shareholders. OK, that's an oversimplification.

Health minister admits to staff woes

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
The Health Service would work with the Queensland Nurses Union to identify solutions and obtain an action plan and diagnostics report “by independent expertise”.

Thousands raised for family of mum who died during c-section

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
... and died in theatre on Monday as she delivered baby Willa (pictured). The death has sparked an investigation by the hospital and Queensland Health though the Queensland Nurses Union says the tragedy was not the result of any staffing or safety issues.

Negative gearing not just for the wealthy

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Yet another provocative headline suggesting that negative gearing is a tax minimisation method used by the rich and famous as opposed to impecunious teachers and nurses ("Tax benefits for rich cost $11b", April 26). ... Helen Moore Chermside (Qld). The ...

Appointment to QSuper board of trustees

My Sunshine Coast (press release) - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Terry Mackenroth, former Treasurer and Deputy Premier of Queensland. “Mr Mackenroth will fill a vacancy on the nine-member board that oversees the management and investment of state public sector workers' superannuation funds,” Mr Pitt said.
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Pace yourselves, pollies: election 2016 is a marathon, not a sprint

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
As we brace ourselves for industrial-strength union bashing, one wonders whether "smartly-dressed, union-busting lawyer", Employment Minister Michaelia Cash, or Malcolm Turnbull ever had to rely on their union to fight for their basic working ...