Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Sydney nurse announced winner of 2023 Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers

A Clinical Nurse Specialist who created a revolutionary device that helps reduce the fear, stress, pain and anxiety associated with needles has taken out one of the Australian nursing profession’s most prestigious honours. Today, Sydney’s Lauren Barber MACN was named the 2023 winner of the Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers in recognition of her…

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Nurses gather in Adelaide for learning and leadership – ACN National Nursing Forum 2023

More than 800 nurses from all over Australia will meet in Adelaide from today for the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) signature leadership and education event, The National Nursing Forum (NNF). Nurses, nursing students and other health professionals will hear from nursing, health and political leaders and participate in professional Forum sessions that will be…

Team ACN at the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town

Nursing Study Tour to South Africa

Featured image: NetCare Park Lane Hospital, Johannesburg, visit along with the hospital staff The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is dedicated to supporting nurses by providing access to scholarships, grants and awards. One of these is the ACN Study Tour Scholarship which, in November 2022 took participants to South Africa to experience a different culture…

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New ACN Foundation scholarships to honour the memory and sacrifice of Vivian Bullwinkel and the massacred Bangka Island nurses

To coincide with this week’s unveiling of the statue of Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel AO MBE ARRC ED FNM FRCNA, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is today announcing details of the ACN Bullwinkel Project Scholarships. The 22 scholarships will honour the memory and sacrifice of the 21 nurses who were massacred at Radji Beach…