Our Story

We bring together a group of committed and compassionate organisations. Experts in recruitment, training, healthcare and apprenticeships. All with a unique history.

Our Story

We began as local agencies, individual brands, and as ideas. 
Together, we share a total commitment to providing Australian businesses and workers with the very best employment to suit their lifestyle. We offer:

  • The combined 140 years’ passion and expertise of Alliance Nursing
  • The very best care and support of Alliance Community
  • The commitment and experience of Alliance Rural & Remote Health
  • The innovative training and recruitment techniques of Apprenticeship Careers Australia 
  • The industry-leading casual and temporary workforce expertise of Extrastaff

By leveraging shared resources, cross-business insights, and synergies, we offer fantastic services to our clients and a diverse environment for our staff.

James Munro Ford

Executive Director

How we make a difference

Watch how we are improving the lives of everyday Australians.

Where we come from

Our remarkable journey can be traced to the birth of our first nursing agency, Belmore Nurses in 1951. Follow the evolution of our business.

  • Belmore Nurses Bureau founded in Melbourne

    Founded a remarkable 70+ years ago

  • Extrastaff established

    Recruiting casual and temporary staff

  • ACT Nursing Service established

    Serving nurses in the nation's capital

  • Heartbeat Nursing founded in Parramatta

    Established in the heart of this buzzing commercial hub

  • RNS Nursing founded on the Sunshine Coast

    A local agency for nurses in South East Queensland

  • CQ Nurse (Mackay, Queensland) + Alliance Health (Surry Hills, NSW) established

    Covering remote area nursing, immunisations and corporate health

  • Extrastaff Apprenticeships established

    Training and placing the workforce of tomorrow

  • Belmore Nurses joins us

    This well-regarded nursing agency becomes part of the Alliance family

  • ACT Nursing + RNS Nursing joins us

    These two local agencies are acquired, expanding our geographic reach

  • Extrastaff Apprenticeships rebrands as Apprenticeship Careers Australia (ACA)

    Re-launched with a new name and suite of services

  • Belmore Nursing Bureau, ACT Nursing Service, RNS Nursing rebrand into the Alliance family

    Three major regional nursing agencies get a new identity

  • Alliance Community launches

    A new national community organisation supporting people across Australia

  • Heartbeat Nursing joins the Alliance family

    Another nursing agency merges into a growing healthcare portfolio

  • All nursing businesses rebrand under one name: Alliance Nursing

    The creation of an Australia-wide nursing agency placing staff in leading hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country

Industry accreditations and memberships

Our brands hold a variety of accreditations, including registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers and ISO 9001 Certification.

Explore our award-winning work

We have been recognised by our peak body, the Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA), with a number of prestigious awards.

How can we help

If you would like more information about Alliance Australia and our services or simply have a question, please get in touch. Thanks!