Wages and conditions for nurses in Australia are determined by various Awards and Agreements.
Because of the changing nature of such awards / wages, it’s difficult to keep this information up-to-the-minute accurate!
Depending on whether you are a nurse working in the public health sector or a private hospital, you would normally be covered by an industrial agreement which provides wage and working conditions.
While there is some degree of consistency, wages and conditions can vary depending on the relevant State/Territory and the specific area of nursing.
To give you an indication of hourly rates etc, see the current wages for public sector nurses in the following states: