Want to know a bit more about how agency works at Affinity? Interested in things to do on days off? Or maybe a bit more in depth information about how to update your skills? Our blog aims to highlight all areas of travel nursing; the industry, the lifestyle and why Affinity is the provider to experience this fully.

The best part about this blog is it highlights our greatest resource; our nurses. We love living vicariously through you so please send any happy snaps, videos, stories, tips or recommendations. General rule of thumb is that if you find it interesting then so will someone else!

Email us today at [email protected] or call us on 1800 355 446. We look forward to hearing about your adventures.

Happy Travels!

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Fraser Island – Hot Spot!

Dreaming of a contract in a nice coastal location in Queensland? Well you are not alone. Affinity services the Wide Bay region, which has a number of regional facilities that
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Signs You Are Ready for Travel Nursing

Travel Nursing – are you ready? Taking the leap into agency nursing can be a big change, especially for those planning to move from the security of a permanent role
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Torres and Cape Adventures

The Torres & Cape region in Far North Queensland is one of our most requested or enquired about regions. It is easy to see why! Escape the normal hustle and
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10 Small Ways to Live a More Sustainable and Greener Existence!

Here at Affinity we are always trying to promote positive change through sustainable processes. We are trying to reduce our footprint and implement new office guidelines on how to be
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Behind the Scenes with Joy – Life as a RAN

One of the unique benefits of travel nursing, is the abundance of positions for Remote Area Nurses – or RANs.   We often receive enquiries about RAN work and what the
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Top Tips for Your First Contract

So you have your contract, know when your first shift will be, but feeling unsure about that looming first day on the job?  You are not alone!  As an agency
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Handy Apps for Your Next Contract

Being an agency nurse, you are constantly on the go. One thing that everyone shares is that you have a phone on contract (if you still communicate via smoke signals
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Western Australia Hot Spot – Ningaloo Region

The World Heritage listed Ningaloo region (Exmouth, Coral Bay and surrounds) is regarded as one of the last great ocean paradises, and a must-visit for nature lovers. It proclaims itself
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Urban Myth: The More the Merrier

It’s a common belief in agency nursing that it pays to be with several agencies at any given time. The logic behind the decision is somewhat understandable, but is it
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Top Things to Do Around Warwick

Warwick: A small town 160 kilometres south west of Brisbane, Queensland. Well known for its strong agricultural industry and heritage buildings.  Surrounded by mountain ranges, Warwick is a picturesque escape
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Hobart – Eat Like a Local

Hobart: Tasmania’s capital city with the great back drop of Mount Wellington. The residents of Hobart and wider Tasmania region are well known for their passion for both food and
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Suitcase and Packing Hacks

Are you packing for a contract and finding the airline baggage limits restricting? Or perhaps you’re one of those people who always packs too much when travelling? Read on for
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Rockhampton – Eat Like a Local

Rockhampton: Located in Central Queensland along the Fitzroy River, 640 kilometres North of Brisbane. Your Affinity mission if you choose to accept it; find and take a snap at the
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How to Stay Fit on Contract

Travel nursing and staying fit can be challenging when you are constantly on the move and in unfamiliar surroundings. It can be difficult to establish a proper fitness routine that
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Behind the Scenes with Shafia – Mackay

Sometimes your first contract can be daunting but Shafia is making the absolute most of it! Shafia is one of Affinity’s great new nurses on contract in Mackay, North Queensland.
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Crossing the Ditch – From NZ to AUS

Besides buying a cork hat and brushing up on your Aussie vernacular, what else do you need to be ready to work on the other side of the ditch? Firstly,
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Bega – More Than Just Cheese

The name Bega originates from the Yuin-Monaro tribe and translates to ‘Big camping ground’ in traditional language. It is the urban centre of the Sapphire Coast. Your weekends here will
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What You Can Do to Improve Your Job Prospects

Communicate! It may sound common sense, but communication is your biggest asset. The agency market is dynamic. We are constantly working with changing supply and demand. Clear and frequent communication
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Top Tips for Winding Down After a Long Shift

Stress management is important for wellness, but we tend to neglect ourselves more often than not. It’s easy to get caught up with work and forget about yourself. Unwind and
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Travel Tips for Long Drives

Sometimes it can be daunting, setting off on your first long drive to a remote contract. Your safety is paramount to us, so we have developed an easy go to
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Our Guide to Barcaldine

Barcaldine is known as the Garden City of the West and is home to the Tree of Knowledge, the reputed birth place of the labour movement in Australia. The famous
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5 Ways Travel Nursing Benefits Your New Career

Seen how much fun your friends and colleagues are having as travel nurses? Perhaps you are wondering if this is for you?  Keep reading for 5 ways travel nursing can
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Behind the Scenes with Jessica – Lush Launceston

Tell us about you: I have been nursing for just over three years in New Zealand. My experience is mostly General Surgical nursing, a bit of Intensive Care (ICU) and
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Adrenaline Activities Our Nurses Have Tried

Ever wondered what to do on your time off? Or maybe just wanted to try something new. Life’s too short to be left wondering and waiting. Check out some of
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Hervey Bay – Eat Like a Local

Hervey Bay: a regional coastal town in sunny Queensland, well known for its whale watching, proximity to Fraser Island and relaxed lifestyle. But it’s no surprise the place responsible for some