Nursing and midwifery

A career for life

I want to be in a frontline nursing position where I’m making a real difference and doing my job really well…. I’m interested in human pathophysiology and being in an acute care or emergency care role attracts me.

Patrick Guerin, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate entry)

Nursing is a very large occupation employing 257,400 workers.

New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create
more than 50,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.

Source:, data accessed 17/10/17