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.
Advocates for legalised voluntary assisted dying say their fight to allow euthanasia in NSW is not likely to be realised this week, but advocates are hopeful the legislation will finally pass next week. NSW remains the only state in Australia that does not allow assisted dying for terminally ill people.
The winner of the upcoming federal election must consider a different approach to ensure long-term budget sustainability, leading independent think tank the Committee for Economic Development of Australia has declared.
Macquarie Community College's new SKILLS4You program for migrant women, involves increasing participants' English language and literacy skills, understanding their level of employment readiness for local workplaces, setting specific employment-related goals, and working towards achieving them. BIANCA ROBERTS reports