Wage Theft

QLD Wage Theft Inquiry


The Queensland Government has begun its Inquiry into Wage Theft in Queensland and hasn't NPAQ caused a stir!

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Lady Cilento Name Change Survey

Survey - Lady Cilento Hospital Name Change

Health Minister, Steven Miles has come forward and flagged that he would like to change the name of the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. He cited the opinion of some doctors he had met as the reason for the change.

We thought - why not ask nurses? If there is anyone who would know the concerns of patients more than anyone, it would be you. Hopefully you saw our survey!

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Is dis-endorsing RIPEN a gateway to devaluing Nursing?


A letter from the NPAQ President

An NPAQ member recently sent through a notification regarding NMBA looking into dis-endorsing RIPEN (Remote and Isolated Practice Endorsed Registered Nurse). The Registered Nurse was concerned that their current scope of practice will be weakened and devalued.

There are approximately 900 RIPEN endorsed nurses practicing in many places that have limited access to healthcare. These are Nurses who are devoted to these communities and want to improve the health outcomes of the people they serve.

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Traditional Unions caught treating members money with contempt

(sigh... again)

union members

You may have been following recent media surrounding Michael Williamson, former Health Services Union boss and Labor party president.


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Login to Members Dashboard

Members Login

Updating your details

First step is to login to your dashboard at https://members.npaq.com.au

(you may immediately arrive at your Dashboard if you have recently logged in).


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It's TAX time again!

NPAQ Statement

Did you receive your statement by email?

It should look something like this 👉

Great you got it!

  • Check the information is correct to include in your tax return.
  • If any personal information is inaccurate, such as your address, you need to update this.
  • If you need an updated statement let us know hotline@npaq.com.au

Oh no! You didn't get one.


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TAFE Loganlea Campus

Great to be part of the Nursing Student Research Conference from those nearing graduation from both Alexandra Hills TAFE and Logan TAFE.

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Our Experience with Triple Zero Property

Triple Zero


Building wealth so we can live comfortably and enjoy life is something we all aspire to. And investing strategically in property has long been proven to be a way to create such wealth.

However, it’s knowing where to start, or understanding the risks that can sometime prevent people from delving deeper into property investment.

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Simplicity & Consistency: How To Prevent Burnout for Busy Health Professionals

Prevent burnout

Implement into your life whatever you do.

Whether it is your practice, your breath, life, food, or work. Become balanced, healthy, focused, happy and self-contented by including Simplicity & Consistency.

Health Professionals work in a highly demanding workplace environment that is taxing mentally, physically and emotionally. It is estimated that between 20 and 60 percent of doctors and nurses experience burnout at some point. This can be dangerous to both the doctors and nurses themselves, and to their patients, as quality of care may decrease and propensity for medical errors may increase if they are over-strained.

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What should I do if I don’t think I am being paid properly?

Nurses Pay Rate

If you believe that you are not being paid properly or are not sure what rate of pay should apply to you, please complete an online Members Issue Case Form and one of our friendly team will contact you to discuss how we may help.

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