LoginCreate Account or Join
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) calls on the federal government to provide funding for paid clinical placements for midwifery students as outlined in its pre budget submission.
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is calling on the Government to focus on prioritizing the midwifery workforce and the first 2000 days in the upcoming Federal Budget as a mechanism for improving long term health outcomes like chronic disease.
Removing Barriers to Primary Maternity Care and Maximising Health Outcomes for Women, Babies and Families.
ACM is pleased by today’s report from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
ACM is delighted by today’s news that the Queensland Government has committed to legislating minimum midwife ratios and that babies have finally been included in this count.
ACM is delighted by the announcement today from the Queensland Minister for Health, the Hon Shannon Fentiman MP, that the Government is investing in midwifery-led publicly funded homebirth. This is a win for Queensland families.
Access to the safe maternity care of a woman’s choice is a basic right that should be universally available to all women in Australia.
It has been identified that the insurance policy for midwives has an exclusion which affects provision of maternity care.
The ACM Midwifery Awards are an annual showcase of exemplary midwives. This year ACM awarded a Midwife of the Year, Student Midwife of the Year and Maternity Service of the Year who all demonstrated exceptional midwifery care.
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) welcomes the NSW Senate Select Commitee inquiry into Birth Trauma, bringing this important topic to the forefront.
Midwives working to their full scope of practice would significantly improve equity of access to safe maternity care, close to home for women in Australia.
A major national forum on rural maternity services has delivered suggested high priority actions and solutions for governments and health services to vastly improve access to local maternity care for rural women and their babies.
A national forum at Parliament House will bring together experts in rural maternity care to drive solutions to improve and sustain access to safe and quality maternity care.
The QNMU and ACM have welcomed the Queensland government’s initial commitment of $16 million for regional, remote and rural MGPs and a Chief Midwife.
In an unprecedented action, Queensland midwives will today rally outside Parliament House.
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) welcomes the decision by the Albanese Government to extend the professional indemnity insurance exemption for midwives who provide homebirth services, until 30 June 2025.
Queensland midwives are calling for urgent detail regarding how $42 million in state budget maternity funding will be allocated.
The QLD Minister for Health announced five key initiatives to improve maternity care provision in Queensland as part of a $42 million pledge by the QLD Government. However, these initiatives fail to address midwife-led services.
ACM welcomes improved access to reproductive choice with reduced restrictions for medical abortion announced.