ACN supports national ban on conversion therapy

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes the Victorian Government’s decision to prohibit the practice of conversion therapy and calls on the remaining states and territories to enact similar bans. “It astounds me that in a country as progressive as Australia, such harmful methods that claim to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity…

Review of nurse education welcomed by the profession

It is vital nurse education and training keep pace with advances in practice and technology as well as changing patient needs and expectations, therefore, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes the Commonwealth Government’s announcement that the first independent review of Australian nursing preparation since 2002 will begin later this year. “The ‘Educating the Nurse…