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the australian college of neonatal nurses

The Australian College of Neonatal Nurses is a national, not-for-profit organisation that serves as
the peak professional body for neonatal nurses in Australia.


Career & volunteer opportunities

NUM/CNC, Special Care Nursery, Mt Isa, Qld. Closing date 5 August 2021. MORE >>


acnn membership

Membership categories

Membership is open to registered nurses, midwives, nurse practitioners and endorsed enrolled nurses working with neonates and their families.




MBS Taskforce review and Nurse Practitioner Recommendations
5 March 2021
ACNN strongly supports the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners call to respond to the MBS taskforce report and recommendations
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25 February 2021
National Conference registration now open and call for abstracts open to 30 April. MORE >>


Professional Standards

ACNN Australian Standards for Neonatal Nurses 4th Edition

Available for download.



Council of International Neonatal Nurses

ACNN is a full member of COINN

COINN acts as the voice of the international community of neonatal nurses to facilitate the growth of neonatal nursing and to improve healthcare outcomes for our patients and families worldwide.



UTAS scholarship

Available to members

The University of Tasmania and ACNN have partnered to offer Postgraduate Nursing qualifications on a scholarship basis to ACNN members.

As a member of ACNN, you can study a specialisation course in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, and receive a 50% scholarship on your HECS fees.