Private members bill calls for 24/7 registered nurses in aged care

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated September 1 2021 - 4:39am, first published 4:03am
Aged care residents and families cannot wait any longer for the royal commission recommendation on staffing levels to be implemented, says senator. Photo: Shutterstock

Australian nurses and midwives are calling on federal senators to support a private member's bill, which requires one registered nurse to be working on-site at nursing homes at all times.


Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465

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