A Filipino nurse has showed off her staggering fortnightly earnings for treating Covid patients in Australia amid a chronic shortage of healthcare stuff.
The migrant mum of two posted her payslip to TikTok, showing she made $24,420 gross because of overtime and pay loadings from just two weeks' work as a casual registered nurse in Sydney,
In New South Wales hospitals, there is such a shortage of nurses that student dentists, podiatrists and speech pathologists have been recruited to help nurses cope with various Covid-related healthcare tasks.
Over just one 11.5 hour shift calculated at her double time rate of over $85 an hour the nurse earned a massive $978.
A Filipino nurse has showed off her staggering fortnightly earnings for treating Covid patients in Australia during a chronic shortage of nurses
A chronic shortage of nurses is leading to staff working long hours - and one payslip shared to TikTok showed the huge number of hours one registered nurse worked in one fortnight. She earned a huge $24,420 before tax for her hard work
After tax the nurse ended up with $12,582 having paid a whopping $8,600 in tax.