2021 ACN Emerging Nurse Leaders announced

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is delighted to announce the following exceptional early-career nurses who have been selected to participate in the prestigious Emerging Nurse Leader Program in 2021. The renowned program is divided into five stages reflecting the challenges and opportunities nurses face as they progress through their leadership journeys. Over a period of nine…

We all have a role to play

Climate and Care: We all have a role to play

By Catelyn Richards MACN (ENL) Communications Coordinator, Climate and Health Community of Interest  When I was at school I remember my music teacher educating me about collective responsibility; where we must all be held accountable for the outcomes of our group. All twenty of us scrawny school children were seated in a messy semi-circle around…

Climate and Care: Enough (inaction) is enough

Catelyn (the penguin) campaigning against Climate Change on the freezing Hobart streets way back in 2011. Nothing has changed – except the outfit! Welcome to the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Climate and Health Community of Interest’s (COI) Climate and Care Column: an opportunity for nurses to access inspiration, innovation and information on all topics…

Leading by example: Arun Thomas MACN

Arun Thomas MACN, a Stage Five ACN Emerging Nurse Leader, is an inspiring and emerging leader in the healthcare sector who has a strong focus and passion for leadership, governance, advocacy and aged care. A Registered Nurse, he became one of the youngest public hospital directors in Victoria when he was appointed by Minister of…