Join our tribe!

If you are looking to join a network of like-minded nurses that support and empower each other you have come to the right place!

Whether you want to keep up-to-date with all things nursing, access professional development or profile yourself as a nurse leader – we’ve got your back!

We can help you reach your goals by keeping you informed, connected and inspired.

Perks to look forward to



on education* including CPDgraduate certificates** and leadership programs. *Education discounts not applicable to Undergraduate members **Excludes Nursing (Re-entry) 



a Faculty to network with nurses who share similar areas of practice.


with local members through ACN’s Regions, States and Territories.


a network of contacts and engage in discussions on ACN’s online engagement platform The Buzz.


to health care discussion and shape and influence government policy to make a real difference.


your credibility by adopting the exclusive postnominals and participating in complimentary CPD programs.

Stay up-to-date

Stay up-to-date

with, and contribute to, news and articles affecting the profession through ACN’s publications.



in Career Mentoring: connect with a Career Mentor who can provide advice and guidance or volunteer as a Career Mentor to support a future nurse leader.


exclusive event invitations and discounted registration rates for ACN’s signature event The National Nursing Forum.


the Katie Zepps Nursing Librarynursing databases like EBSCO and the ACN Archives.


from exclusive Professional Legal Advice service*, discounts on Professional Indemnity Insurance, ACN shop and more.

*for eligible financial members only


ACN at professional and government forums and build your profile as a nurse leader.

ACN Transition to Practice Program

The ACN Transition to Practice Program prepares newly qualified Registered and Enrolled Nurses for a confident entry into the workforce and allows new grads who have not secured a graduate position to gain equivalent knowledge and skills.


What are you waiting for?

ACN offers different membership types and pricing to suit nurses and nursing students at all career stages. Join our tribe today to stay informed, connected and inspired throughout your nursing journey. Don’t forget to check whether your employer is an ACN Affiliate as you may be eligible to access the exclusive Affiliate rate, saving you 20%!

COI leaders at the NNF 2019

Why our members love ACN

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We offer exciting membership benefits for undergraduate RN and EN students.

ACN can offer you a support network of thousands of nurses across the country that can be there for you throughout the ups and downs of your career.

ACN Fellowship

Fellowship is the most prestigious honour bestowed upon nurses in Australia, recognising the extraordinary contributions of nurse leaders to ACN and our profession.

2019 Fellowship ceremony

Contact us

For more information contact ACN Membership
t: 1800 061 660

Professional standards for ACN Membership

ACN Fellows and Members must act professionally and respectfully at all times, not act in a manner prejudicial to the interests of ACN and adhere to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Code of conduct for nurses, and if appropriate, the Code of conduct for midwives. See professional standards here