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In the Queensland public sector, the annual base wage for a registered nurse or midwife (Nurse Grade 5) at graduate starting level is $60,183.

Please refer to the following links for further details regarding wages, allowances and benefits:

Shift allowances

If you are rostered for shift work, you will receive the following shift allowances in addition to your base rate of pay:

Additional financial benefits

Salary packaging

Salary packaging for a number of items is available. Payments towards car and home repayments can be made pre-tax and up to 100% of earnings can be sacrificed to superannuation.

Rural and remote incentives

Queensland Health Australia, has implemented a range of incentives as part of a compensation package to assist recruitment and retention of registered and enrolled nurses and midwives in Rural and Remote facilities.


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