Being change champions

Recognising high-achieving nurse leaders for their extraordinary contribution and trailblazing innovation in health care. These champions are transforming Australia’s health and aged care systems every day.

If all nurses are leaders…

"A united voice could move mountains or even influence governments and their agencies." - Anonymous

"For the future of nursing, we could change the way Australia views health care!" - Lilian

National Nurses Breakfast

In celebration of International Nurses Day, host a breakfast or get-together at your workplace or community centre to recognise the invaluable contribution nurses make to the health of our society.

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Nursing Now Australia Challenge

The Nursing Now Australia Challenge calendar encourages nurses to engage in monthly activities to raise the status and profile of nursing.

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National Nursing Forum

Our signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals. Be inspired through exceptional keynote speeches, specialty concurrent streams and networking opportunities.

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Career Hub

Career Hub is a one stop shop for nursing roles across Australia. Allowing job seekers to access relevant positions and employers to advertise to a targeted audience.

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Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers

The Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers is the first award of its kind in Australia and acknowledges the vital role nurses play in transforming our country’s health and aged care system.

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Community & Primary Health Care Nursing Week

Help raise awareness of the current and potential contribution of community and primary health care nursing to the health care system by hosting an event in your community.

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Policy Summit

An annual forum, where high-calibre nurses and health policy advocates connect in Canberra to address major policy issues for nursing and health care.

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Professional Portfolio

The ACN Professional Portfolio provides a quick and easy way to collate professional development activities and experiences, competencies, professional achievements and goals.

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2020 Roadshows

Join us to celebrate this historic occasion at the complimentary ACN 2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife Celebration Roadshow. We encourage you to bring a friend or colleague. Members and non-members are welcome.

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Career coaching

ACN’s Career Coaching program provides an opportunity for experienced nurse leaders to give back to our profession and share knowledge and advice with undergraduate nursing students at the beginning of their nursing journeys.

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Let's Talk Leadership

ACN’s Let’s Talk Leadership events provide the leaders of our profession the opportunity to connect with other high-profile leaders from various professions and industries across Australia.

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Join the ACN tribe

Do you love what ACN is all about? Join the ACN tribe to stay informed, connected and inspired. As an ACN member you’ll receive free online CPD courses, access to an online nursing forum, opportunities to attend exclusive events and much more.

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ACN resource library – keeping nurse champions informed

Read about insights into the challenges and rewards of being a nurse. Review recommendations for nursing policy and advocacy changes. Get inspired by today’s nursing trailblazers who are creating tangible change.

Spread the word

Download our media kit full of resources to help you promote and celebrate 2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife.

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Give a nurse a shout-out

To publicly recognise the special nurses and midwives in your life, we are creating a virtual inspiration wall in 2020. Give a shout-out to someone who inspired you to become a nurse and/or someone who continues to inspire your nursing journey.

TELL US WHO INSPIRES YOU

Want to do more?

ACN is excited to provide a wide range of opportunities that you can engage with throughout 2020.

Make 2020 the year you connect with your profession and progress your career.

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