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Midwives, nursing students should be paid for placement work, say Greens

Greens candidate for Wollongong Cath Blakey said the unpaid placements created a barrier to attracting people to these jobs.

"The Greens want to make sure that students on these placements are paid the same wage as a junior assistant in Nursing," Ms Blakey said.

"With the heightened cost of living, it's crazy to expect people to fund their own placement."


Story by Glen Humphries at the Illawarra Mercury, 15 March 2023.