Paid Pandemic Leave applied in South Australia

As of this week, South Australians have access to Paid Pandemic Leave, the state government has announced. Funded by the government of South Australia, an ‘isolation’ payment of up to $1,500 will be offered to eligible workers who are required to quarantine, or who care for someone required to quarantine, for up to 14 days […]

ANMF (Vic Branch) calls on Opposition and crossbenchers to back state of emergency law

With more than 2,600 healthcare workers contracting COVID-19 the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF Victorian Branch) is calling on the state’s Opposition party and crossbenchers to support legislation to extend Victoria’s emergency law. According to the union nurses, midwives and carer workers had felt the full brunt of the COVID-19 outbreak while caring for […]