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.
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.
Queensland midwives are calling for urgent detail regarding how $42 million in state budget maternity funding will be allocated.
ACM welcomes improved access to reproductive choice with reduced restrictions for medical abortion announced.
Six of Australia’s midwifery leaders have been recognized in the King’s Birthday Honours List this year.
ACM welcomes the additional $42 million, four year commitment from Queensland Health to expand rural and regional birthing services.
ACM welcomes Senate recommendations for access to reproductive healthcare for all Australians.
The Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) and Australian College of Midwives (ACM) will host a critical Rural Maternity Services Think Tank in Canberra.
New Living Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pregnancy and Post-natal Care
ACM welcomes greater recognition of midwives as primary health care providers.
Today is International Day of the Midwife; a day to thank and recognise midwives for the incredible work they do every day, working with women and families on their life changing journey to parenthood.
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.
The ongoing situation, around Central Queensland maternity services challenges, being played out in the media is damaging to women.