Queensland Government boosts free TAFE for nursing students

In a bid to increase the pipeline of the next generation of nurses, the Queensland Government has injected extra funding to bolster fee-free TAFE for nursing students. An extra 3,500 free Diploma of Nursing placements will be offered in 2024, available through TAFE Queensland, CQUniversity and Mater Education, with the Government providing an additional $40.6 […]

Western Health Breast Care Nurse Scholarship program helps nurses gain the skills and knowledge needed to be specialist breast care nurses

Breast care nurses are registered nurses who have specialist skills and knowledge about breast care nursing. Western Health, a large public health service in metropolitan Melbourne, provides care for an increasing number of breast cancer patients each year. In 2019 the Western Health Foundation and the Breast Service at Western Health created an annual scholarship […]

An Australian Cancer Nursing and Navigation Program set to transform services

A first-of-its-kind Australian Cancer Nursing and Navigation Program is set to receive $166 million of Government funding. The program will improve equitable access to high-quality, multidisciplinary and integrated cancer services for all people with cancer, irrespective of their type of cancer or where they live. Improving cancer outcomes for one million Australians, the program covers […]