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ACN’s Policy team seeks opportunities to promote nursing and advocate for optimal community health outcomes by responding to consultations and inquiries conducted by Australian Government departments, federal and state parliaments and other organisations.

Click on the + symbol below to find out more about the listed consultations and how you can have your say.

ACN consultations

The Council of Australian Governments Health Council (COAG Health Council) is carrying out a public consultation on the National Obesity Strategy. The National Obesity Strategy will be a 10-year framework for action to reduce overweight and obesity.

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) would like to invite you to provide feedback on the National Obesity Strategy consultation paper. If you are interested in helping inform ACN’s response to the COAG Health Council, please provide your feedback in this survey by Monday 2 December 2019.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) has developed a draft Severe (Third and Fourth Degree) Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard and the purpose of the consultation is to confer with consumers, health services and clinicians.

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) would like to invite you to provide feedback on the draft Severe (Third and Fourth Degree) Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard. If you are interested in helping inform ACN’s response to ACSQHC, please provide your feedback in this survey by Monday 18 November 2019.

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) are carrying out a public consultation on the proposed Supervised practice framework as part of their project to enable a consistent, responsive and risk-based approach to supervised practice across the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme).

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) would like to invite you to provide feedback on the proposed Supervised practice framework. If you are interested in helping inform ACN’s response to NMBA and AHPRA, please provide your feedback in this survey by Sunday 17 November 2019.

Direct response consultations

There are currently no direct response consultations open.