On International Midwives Day Greens MP and health spokesperson Lee Rhiannon has called on Premier Kristina Keneally to ensure that a significant amount of the Rudd health money earmarked for NSW is used to boost the numbers of midwives.
“Ms Keneally should be a strong backer of maternity reform as increasing the number of midwives and [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on May 5th, 2010 in Blog
By Lilea Propadalo (Edited version published in the Newcastle Herald)
Who would have thought that after all these decades that women would be fighting for essential rights again? I certainly didn’t. We have had a government that has promoted Midwifery care for women and Paid Maternity Leave….it seemed so promising.
Unfortunately, it was all a farce. [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on March 5th, 2010 in Blog
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What will it take for Kevin Rudd to listen to women, and put the needs of Australian families ahead of the Australian Medical Association?
OUR Bodies, OUR Babies, OUR Right to decide Kevin Rudd – it is not YOUR right to decide [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on February 19th, 2010 in Blog