YOUR COUNCIL CONSISTS OF:
Secretary Gay Hawksworth; Assistant Secretary Beth Mohle; President Desley Geraghty-Rudd;
Vice President Sally-Anne Jones; Executive Sue Cadigan, David Lewis, Sue Pitman, Kym Volp.
YOUR COUNCILLORS: Steve Bone, Julie Ann Burgess, Chris Cocks, Barbara Cook, Lesley Douglass,
Sandra Eales, Julie Ann Gard, Phillip Jackson, Lynda Maidens, Lucynda Maskell, Judy Matthews,
Louise Middleton, Simon Mitchell, Karen Shepherd, Katy Taggart.
QNU Councillors only: Celine Benn, Karen Cooke, Bronwyn Steer.
ANF Councillors only: Judy Clancy, Jane Evans, Sheryn Petersen.
New QNU plan for the future
The QNU has a new plan for the future with the recent implementation of our
Vision, Mission and Values Statements and Strategic Plan 2010-2012. To download a copy of the QNU’s
Vision, Mission and Values Statements
Following a feedback and consultation period, the document was updated and and Strategic Plan 2010-2012 visit our
endorsed by QNU Council late last year. This new document will broadly define website at www.qnu.org.au
our Union’s direction, focus and work going forward.
STRATEGIC PLAN 2010-2012 VISION STATEMENT The Queensland Nurses’
Union—the union for nurses and midwives—
DIRECTION AND FOCUS
» To promote the QNU’s vision, mission and values in all aspects of its » unites members to work together to achieve
security and fairness in the workplace and
fairness, equality and opportunity in the
» To achieve union growth, influence and power through the provision » promotes the recognition and acceptance of the
of adequate infrastructure and support. legitimacy of the core nursing values of caring,
INDUSTRIAL professionalism, advocacy and holism as central
» To facilitate empowerment of members to achieve their industrial to the identity and social contribution of nursing
objectives; and midwifery;
» To provide effective industrial leadership; » advances our collective values in a health system
» To provide effect