The Australian College of Nursing says it welcomes the NSW Government’s bonus to public sector health care professionals but says it should be tax-free and adopted by every jurisdiction in the country.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says four protesters arrested after blocking a Sydney road can expect the state to "throw the book" at them. The warning is unlikely to deter the protesters, who have already promised to continue their campaign.
Following last week's request by the NSW Government for JobSaver-style support from their Federal counterparts, the Australian College of Nursing wants some of this funding to go urgently to nurses in NSW.
While the bill that would give terminally ill people in the state access to voluntary assisted dying currently restricts euthanasia to terminally ill people who would die in no more than 12 months, if it passes, NSW premier Dominic Perrottet says it opens the door for euthanasia in other circumstances.