Federal Budget big on support for nursing

The direct investment by the Federal Government to support nursing in aged care was welcomed by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) as part of the 2021-22 Federal Budget. ACN welcomed the $17.7 billion investment into the aged care sector and especially the $216.7 million investment in nursing scholarships, transition to practice programs and additional…

Australian College of Nursing seeks more scholarships and support for nurses in budget submission

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) asks the Australian Government to provide more support for nurses entering the workforce and targeted scholarships for future and advancing nurses, in its pre-budget submission. ACN’s submission outlines policies to support the continuation of Australians receiving the highest quality of health care. A key recommendation calls on the Australian…