Nurses are

  • trusted,
  • highly skilled,
  • powerful,
  • caring,
  • coffee lovers,
  • parents,
  • witty,
  • humble,
  • down to earth,
  • hard-working,
  • disco dancers,
  • professional,
  • friends,
  • open minded,
  • lively,
  • human,
  • forward thinkers,
  • prepared,
  • essential,
  • dedicated,
  • leaders,
  • champions,
  • footy coaches,
  • amongst us...

not just for a crisis

Nurses are

  • trusted,
  • highly skilled,
  • powerful,
  • caring,
  • coffee lovers,
  • parents,
  • witty,
  • humble,
  • down to earth,
  • hard-working,
  • disco dancers,
  • professional,
  • friends,
  • open minded,
  • lively,
  • human,
  • forward thinkers,
  • prepared,
  • essential,
  • dedicated,
  • leaders,
  • champions,
  • footy coaches,
  • amongst us...

not just for a crisis

Nurses are

  • trusted,
  • highly skilled,
  • powerful,
  • caring,
  • coffee lovers,
  • parents,
  • witty,
  • humble,
  • down to earth,
  • hard-working,
  • disco dancers,
  • professional,
  • friends,
  • open minded,
  • lively,
  • human,
  • forward thinkers,
  • prepared,
  • essential,
  • dedicated,
  • leaders,
  • champions,
  • footy coaches,
  • amongst us...

not just for a crisis

Nursing profiles

Everyday people. Exceptional care.

If you have experienced exceptional care from a nurse and would love to honour the very real and positive impact they have had on your or a loved one’s life, please share the Proud to be a Nurse campaign #ProudToBeANurse.

Current champions

Past champions

ACN acknowledges that many more nurses have devoted their lives to the nursing profession than depicted here, and is grateful for their invaluable contribution.

Stay up-to-date with your profession

Subscribe to our free quarterly eNewsletter to stay in the loop about all of our exciting opportunities for nurses, including how you can progress your career, advocate for our profession, connect with like-minded nurses and look after your own health and well-being. If you’re ready to become a part of your professional association and access exclusive member benefits join the ACN tribe today!

The ACN Podcast with Ben Jenkins MACN

The ACN Podcast with Ben Jenkins MACN

Part of our Let’s Talk Leadership initiative, The ACN Podcast with Ben Jenkins features interviews with a wide-range of national and international nurse leaders.

The Hive

The Hive

The Hive, our quarterly publication, showcases the length and breadth of our members and their expertise and experience. The Hive presents the opportunity for our members to share research outcomes, educational developments, innovative nursing techniques and their own unique story.

Give a nurse a shout-out

Give a nurse a shout-out

To publicly recognise all the special nurses and midwives, we have created a virtual inspiration wall. Give a shout-out to a nurse who has inspired you.

Men in Nursing logo

Men in Nursing

ACN is strongly dedicated to addressing the shortage of males in the nursing profession and promoting the benefits a nursing career can offer men. Our Men in Nursing eBook and video series presents a powerful collection of the stories of males who outline their experiences as nurses.