On 12 May Australian and New Zealand nurses and midwives will honour their overseas colleagues who have lost their lives treating and caring for COVID-19 patients.

Federal ANMF is co-ordinating a candlelight vigil which will be pre-recorded and shared on social media at 7pm, 12 May, International Nurses Day.

All Victorian nurses, midwives and carers are invited to participate by submitting a photograph or video of yourself with or without a candle by 8.30am, Tuesday 5 May.

How to participate

  1. Film (about 20 seconds) or take a photograph of yourself with or without a candle.
  2. You may want to do this in a group (with physical distancing) or on your own.
  3. You may want to hold up a sign with a message to your colleagues and their friends and families across the globe.


To participate in the vigil please submit your photo or video by 8.30 am, Tuesday 5 May*.

For more information click here