Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Australian College of Nursing seeks more scholarships and support for nurses in budget submission

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) asks the Australian Government to provide more support for nurses entering the workforce and targeted scholarships for future and advancing nurses, in its pre-budget submission. ACN’s submission outlines policies to support the continuation of Australians receiving the highest quality of health care. A key recommendation calls on the Australian…

Policy Paper

Nursing leadership in diversity and inclusion guiding principles

View Fullscreen More resources Position Statement Nurses, genomics and clinical practice 8 December 2020 White Paper Value-based health care through nursing leadership (Full) 20 May 2022 Position Statement Maternal, child and family health nursing 20 February 2024 Joint Position StatementPosition Statement Cultural safety 23 March 2018 Position Statement Nurses and violence 3 March 2023 Position…

Drew Dwyer

Enhancing leadership in aged care nursing: In conversation with Dr Drew Dwyer FACN

At the end of 2020, The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) launched a series of online CPD modules aimed at advancing clinical nurse leadership in the aged care sector. The modules — which can be completed at any time online — individually address the Australian Government’s Aged Care Quality Standards to ensure enrolled and registered nursing staff working in…

Australian College of Nursing welcomes Therapeutic Goods Administration approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has welcomed the announcement by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to be administered in Australia. Chief Executive Officer of ACN, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said the vaccine was a welcome development in the fight against COVID-19. “This is the news we have been…