Nurs­ing organ­i­sa­tions con­demn Mor­ri­son Gov­ern­ment for fail­ures in aged care

Professional 2 Feb 2022

The country’s peak nursing organisations today stand together to condemn the Morrison Government for its failure to protect Australia’s nursing home residents, and the nurses and care workers doing…

Gov­ern­ment to lure doc­tors and nurs­es to rur­al region­al and remote areas by slash­ing uni­ver­si­ty debt”

Professional 14 Dec 2021

Peak nurs­ing organ­i­sa­tions wel­come the announce­ment of addi­tion­al sup­port for health prac­ti­tion­ers to work in rur­al and remote areas.

Remote Area Nurs­es Recog­nised for Excellence

Professional, Conference 20 Sep 2021

Outstanding Australian remote health professionals are being celebrated this September with the announcement of the 2021 CRANAplus Award Winners.

Calls for Nurse Prac­ti­tion­ers to be utilised in COVID vac­ci­na­tion roll-out

Professional 30 Jul 2021

A COALITION of peak nursing organisations is calling on National Cabinet today to include Australia’s highly-skilled nursing practitioner (NP) workforce in the COVID vaccination roll-out.

First past the post: Rur­al health work­ers must get ahead of the COVID vac­cine field

Professional 28 Jul 2021

In the race to protect the population from COVID, peak rural health bodies are united in their call for rural health workers to have priority access to COVID vaccines, as their risk of exposure…

Fed­er­al Region­al Health Min­is­ter Mark Coul­ton dis­cuss issues affect­ing remote health

Education, Professional 2 Jun 2021

The meet­ing between Min­is­ter Coul­ton and CRANAplus was the ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to dis­cuss the recent­ly released 2021 – 22 Fed­er­al Bud­get ini­tia­tives tar­get­ing rur­al and remote health,…

Schol­ar­ship in mem­o­ry of Gayle Wood­ford is mak­ing a dif­fer­ence in rur­al & remote communities

Professional 17 Mar 2021

March 23, 2021, marks five years since the tragic death of much-loved Remote Area Nurse (RAN) Gayle Woodford. It is also the fifth anniversary of a scholarship set up in Mrs Woodford’s memory, which…

Decades of dedication

Professional, Conference 11 Dec 2020

This year, breaking tradition due to the challenges surrounding COVID-19 we present the 2020 CRANAplus awards to you digitally. The 2020 CRANAplus awards focus specifically on recognising remote…

Blood dona­tion pol­i­cy mar­gin­alis­es minorities

Professional 17 Jun 2020

Australia’s blood donation policy marginalises minorities. CRANAplus and the Australian College of Nursing are calling for Australia to catch up with other OECD countries who have made it possible…

Safe­ty & Secu­ri­ty in Remote Healthcare

Professional 5 Jul 2017

Remote Area Workforce Safety and Security Project included a national consultation, development of national safety guidelines, and the production and distribution of useful resources that include a…

Remote Health Work­force Safe­ty — It’s time for change

Professional 24 Jan 2017

CRANAplus, the peak professional body for Australia’s remote & isolated health workforce, today released their report into Workforce Safety and Security. The report is the first stage of a larger…