Talk with local school kids, parents and teachers about what nursing is today and why it’s a great profession to choose.
February challenge - closed
Publicly recognise a nurse who excels in their chosen area by nominating them for an award, such as the Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers.
Congratulations to our February challenge winners
Anne Wallace MACN
Wendy Mackay MACN
January challenge - closed
Lead by example and tell us what you are doing about your health and wellbeing by sharing your photos on social media using the hashtag #ACNNurseStrong.
Congratulations to our January challenge winners
Madeleine Jacques MACN
December challenge - closed
Reflect on why you’re proud to be a nurse and share your thoughts on Twitter. ACN will share your reflections in a blog on NurseClick.
Congratulations to our December challenge winners
Francine Douce MACN
Juliane Samara MACN
November challenge - closed
Upload ACN’s “I love nursing” overlay frame onto your Facebook profile picture.
Head to www.facebook.com/profilepicframes, search for “I love nursing – Australian College of Nursing” and follow the prompts.
Congratulations to our November challenge winners
Kerryn Rhodes MACN
October challenge - closed
Speak to your organisation’s PR team or nominate yourself as a media representative to ensure nurses are recommended as experts for media interviews.
Congratulations to our October challenge winners
Jeanette Kelly MACN
Lucy Osborn MACN
September challenge - closed
Wear orange and organise an event to celebrate Community and Primary Health Care Nursing Week. Register your event via the event page acn.edu.au/cphcnw.
Congratulations to our September challenge winners
Dr Melissa Carey MACN
Wendy Mackay MACN
August challenge - closed
Celebrate men who have chosen nursing as a career and profile your male colleagues in a public place at your work, in the local press or on social media.
Congratulations to our August challenge winners
Lucy Osborn MACN
ICU St George Hospital
July challenge - closed
Give friends and family an insight into nursing by describing a day in your life during catchups or on social media.
Congratulations to our July challenge winners
June challenge - closed
Include your title, qualification and membership postnominals in your email signature and social media bio (e.g. Jane
Smith BN, RN, MACN).
Congratulations to our June challenge winners
Dr Elizabeth Jane Halcomb FACN
Dr Lesley Evelyn Potter FACN
May challenge - closed
Host an ACN National Nurses Breakfast or other event to celebrate International Nurses Day. Register via the ACN website acn.edu.au/events.
Congratulations to our May challenge winners
Chris Reischel MACN
Jane Springall MACN
Nursing Now Challenge Calendar
ACN and the other major nursing organisations in Australia have created the Nursing Now Australia Challenge Calendar to support the objectives of the Nursing Now campaign and count down to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale on 12 May 2020. The calendar will allow you to make a direct impact on the way our profession is regarded by other health care professionals, the media, governments and the community at large. Download your copy of the calendar now to get started. Each time you have completed a monthly challenge make sure you submit an entry using the online form to go in the draw to win one of two $100 Visa gift cards every month. If you have completed six or more monthly challenges you will also go into the major prize draw. View terms & conditions.