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About ACN

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About Us

“The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the preeminent and national leader of the nursing profession”.

ACN’s intent is to enhance health care by advancing nurse leadership. It does this by developing and nurturing the leadership skills and expertise of nurses. Through its membership and education services, and leadership development program, ACN encourages and supports nurses at every level to develop their leadership skills and competency in order to make a strong contribution to policy by providing their professional, economic and health perspectives.

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ACN'S CEO & EXECUTIVE TEAM

ACN is led by a Chief Executive Officer and has four operational divisions, each with an Executive Manager and supporting teams. ACN is governed by a nine member Board. The Board is made up of seven directors elected from and by the membership of ACN and two independent directors appointed by the Board.

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ACN'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ACN is governed by a nine member Board. The Board is made up of seven directors elected from, and by, the membership of ACN and two independent directors appointed by the Board. 

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Corporate Partners

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Corporate Profile

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) began operations on 1 July 2012. ACN is a public company limited by guarantee and a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. ACN is the result of the unification of the Royal College of Nursing, Australia and The College of Nursing; both have represented the nursing profession since 1949.

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Quality Policy

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