More than 50 new nurses and midwives will join Southern NSW Local Health District
(SNSWLHD) hospitals this year as part of their annual new graduate intake, under
the NSW Government’s record $2.8 billion investment to boost frontline health
workers by 8300 over four years.
The nurses and midwives will join the Local Health District facilities at Goulburn, Bega,
Moruya, Bateman’s Bay, Queanbeyan, Cooma, Bombala and Delegate.
SNSWLHD District Director of Nursing and Midwifery Julie Mooney, said the new
graduates will work in all clinical areas including Theatre, Intensive Care, the
Emergency Department, Mental Health and the general inpatients units
“The District welcomes the graduates and looks forward to watching them learn and
grow in their career throughout Southern NSW,” said Ms Mooney.
“We’re excited to have them on-board and look forward to seeing them contribute to
the service and their local community.
Southern NSW LHD graduate numbers:
Eurobodalla Health Service (Batemans’s Bay & Moruya District Hospitals)- 9
South East Regional Hospital (Bega) - 14 registered nurses,
Queanbeyan District Hospital - 6 registered nurses, 1 registered midwife Goulburn Base Hospital and Mental Health Services - 17 registered nurses,
Crookwell District Hospital - 1 registered nurse
Bourke Street Health Service - 1 registered nurses
Cooma and Bombala District Hospitals - 3 registered nurses
NSW has boosted its nursing and midwifery graduate positions by 58 per cent since
2011, with about 2600 graduates to launch their careers at 130 public hospitals and
health services this year.
The NSW Government has committed to the largest Australian healthcare workforce
boost of an extra 5000 nurses and midwives across regional and metropolitan areas
over four years.