Nursing in Australia has finally claimed its place among the profession’s list. This simple statement is in actuality the evolution of the occupation of nursing according to Australian laws into a calibrated health service.
Nursing profession has contributed for centuries in the Australian health care system. However, it’s further development and need in the Australian health care sector was highlighted via the Competency Standards Document of 2002. This document outlined the improved nursing practices and domains in four areas; professional and ethical practice, critical thinking and analysis, management of care and enabling respectively (Koutoukidis, Staintonand Hughson, 2012).