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


with members who are located near you or share your area of specialty through ACN’s Regions and Communities of Interest (COI).


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


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


your career through our complimentary online CPD courses and Professional Portfolio as well as discounted CPD courses and graduate certificates.

Stay up-to-date

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


in Career Coaching, an invaluable opportunity for passionate nurses to give back to our profession and for Undergraduate members to kick start their careers.


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the Katie Zepps Nursing Librarynursing databases like EBSCO and the ACN Archivesa repository of historical documents, consisting of both organisational records and donated material.


from exclusive discounts, such as 10% off individual books at the ACN online shop and special partner offers from Guild Insurance, the Co-op Bookshop, Elsevier Australia and others.


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

What are you waiting for?

Whether you are undergraduate registered nurse or enrolled nurse student, a new graduate, a practicing or retired registered nurse, enrolled nurse, or midwife, we have a membership opportunity to suit your career stage.


Why our members love ACN

We offer exciting membership options for our 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.


Organisational affiliation

Align your organisation with the leading voice of the Australian Nursing Profession by becoming an ACN  Affiliate and provide your nursing staff with the opportunity to grow their career and tap into their individual leadership potential. Leadership skills are vital to provide quality patient care and advocacy. Nurses with leadership skills are change makers who can utilise their experience and expertise to make an impact on health care delivery by shaping policy and reforms.

Contact us

For more information contact ACN Membership
t: 1800 061 660