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Pinoy nurses urged: Explore job opportunities in Australia

By Victor Anthony V. Silva/cebudailynews.inquirer.net – More Filipino nurses are encouraged to work in Australia amid an increasing demand in the country for personal care workers and other aged healthcare professionals. Vikram Sharma, an Australian-registered migration agent, said one of Australia’s problems in recent years is that it has Read more »

Pinoy nurses warned vs. email scams promising jobs in New South Wales

via gmanetwork.com – The Australian government has warned nursing graduates in the Philippines against fake job offers supposedly coming from hospitals in New South Wales. The warning was issued by the Ministry of Health of New South Wales, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in a statement Thursday. Read more »

Former diplomat OPENS DOORS for Filipino nurses in Australia

By Alena Mae S. Flores – manilastandardtoday.com Filipino nurses now have a bigger chance to work in Australia, with the help of the Australian Center for Further Education headed by educator Raul Hernandez, a former honorary consul general of the Philippines to Victoria, the most densely populated state in the Read more »

PH-Australia bridging program for Pinoy nurses begins

via ABS-CBNnews.com A total of 100 registered nurses and 30 nurse educators will participate in the bridging program between the Philippines and Australia which will raise the efficiency and competitiveness of Filipino nurses. “I am pleased to announce that the bridging program that will enable Filipino registered or licensed nurses Read more »

POEA warns of another e-mail scam, Australian hospital disowns English training for Filipino nurses

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday exposed another e-mail scam targeting Filipino nurses and other medical practitioners for supposed employment in a hospital in Australia. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said the POEA received another recruitment e-mail, supposedly coming from Sydney Adventist Hospital, this time charging a fee of PhP3,750.00 Read more »

Australia sees low nurse demand

By Malou M. Mozo Filipino nurses eyeing job opportunities in Australia will have to wait for at least two years as the Australian government announced it will hold off applications for foreign nurses beginning this year until 2013.

Language bungle thwarts foreign nurse graduates

By Sarah-Jane Collins International nursing students who graduated last semester and want to work in Australia have been caught up in an administrative bungle that could see hundreds of qualified nurses sent home, unable to take up jobs they have been offered.

Filipino nurses in UK off to Australia

By Rose Eclarinal -ABS-CBN newsonline Filipino nurses in the United Kingdom are now targeting Australia as a country that could offer a better quality of life. London-based nurse Maryrose Ojeda-Ruby and her entire family are moving to Australia in September. As a British passport holder, Ruby’s documents were immediately Read more »

Nursing at the end of the earth

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By ERWIN CABUCOS Theresa’s hands were trembling when she hung up the phone at a small company clinic in Zamboanga City. It was the call she had been waiting for. A call from a 20-bed hospital in an outback town in Australia. In-need of a nurse. As soon as possible. Read more »

Filipino nurses wanted in Australia, Compensation of P1.9M a year awaits interested applicants

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By Erly C. Garcia – the news today online edition Good news to Filipino registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN) or midwives. The Australian government is dire need of nurses thus seeking applicants from the Philippines. Jenny Anastasi, Program Director of Central Queensland University (CQU) based in Australia, said Read more »