Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Sig

Phone: 0456 645 261 

NNPs have advanced neonatal nursing skills. They fulfil the requirements of an approved Nurse Practitioner Master’s program and are endorsed as such by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). The role includes assessment and management of neonates using advanced knowledge and requisite skills appropriate for the setting in which the NNP works. The NNP utilises this expertise to ensure accurate and high-quality clinical care delivery for the neonate and his/her family.

The broad aims of the NNP SIG are to support professional growth of the role within the Australian context, as well as provide mentorship and development support to clinicians wishing to pursue this professional pathway.

For more information on the SIG download our information sheet or access member only information in the member's area.  

SIGs host education events throughout the year. These are posted on the events tab.

2022-2023 Committee

  • Chair: Jane Langford
  • Secretary: Jo Scott
  • Assistant secretary: Karen Hose
  • Treasurer liaison: Donna Hillyard
  • Ordinary Members: Miriam Long, Mariann Hennessy, Louise Williamson, Silvina Sissing, Julie Bernado, Ruth Oldfield, Amy Curran, Gemma Yates, Barbara Monk, Jenny Scott, Jane Jones, Megan Murphy, Petra Noble, Anndrea Flint .

National Newsletter

The national newsletter is produced 4 times a year in March, June, September and December and emailed to all members. Highlights of activities, members’ achievements and planned events are included in this publication. Members are encouraged to contribute to the newsletter either directly to or via the SIG.

To join a SIG, please email the executive support officer at, contact the SIG directly or indicate on your membership renewal or joining application.

Updated 25 September 2022