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ACNN strives to keep membership fees low but still offer exclusive benefits to members including free or low cost education and professional development activities and generous scholarships to support conference attendance, post-graduate education and research projects.

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to Special Interest Groups
  • Discounts at local and national ACNN events
  • Free registration to educational presentations via Zoom and access to recorded presentations for 3 months 
  • Being part of a national network of neonatal nurses who share your interests.
  • Access to resources
  • Automatic inclusion in branch activity where a branch exists in your state or territory.
  • Support for your own ongoing professional development through applications to ACNN scholarships.
  • Being part of international network's including the Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) which is an affiliate of the International Council of Nurses (ICN).
  • The opportunity to become a committee member at branch and national level and thus help shape the College‘s strategic direction and activities.

ACNN has an annual membership year commencing on the date of joining.

ACNN offers monthly and annual recurring membership subscriptions. Notifications will be sent prior to the monthly or annual recurring payment being debited from your credit card.

All membership prices are inclusive of 10% GST

New Member
Monthly Subscription

New Membership Monthly subscription consists of a $20 joining fee + $8.25 1st month membership subscription (each subsequent month = $8.25/month debited from your credit card)

New Member
Annual Subscription

New Membership Annual subscription consists of a $20 joining fee + a $99 annual membership subscription (each renewal year =$99/year debited from your credit card)

Application for Membership

  • Complete the online application form below.
  • Pay the membership fee by credit card (Mastercard or Visa card Only)
  • Membership application will be processed as soon as possible depending on timely response from your referee. Please note your membership will not become active until the referee confirms. 
  • Once approved you will receive an email notifying you that your membership is now active.

Full Membership

Available to RNs, midwives or NPs living in Australia and working with neonates and families, researching neonatal-related topics or teaching neonatal nursing.

Associate Membership

Available to pre-existing members (RNs, midwives or NPs) currently not living in Australia, or enrolled nurses working with neonates and families, or Australian nursing or midwifery pre-registration students*. Associate members do not have the right to vote.

Student nurses/midwives: please contact the Membership secretary for student options

This form is only to be completed for Joining/New Memberships.

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InterestsThere are currently 8 neonatal special interst groups (SIGS) within ACNN. If you would like to receive email updates from one or more of the SIGS please tick the respective box

Professional Referee

To comply with the Associations Incorporation Act, applicants are required to supply the name, phone and/or email details of a current member of ACNN (preferred) or a person with whom they currently work who can provide a professional reference.

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I, hereby apply to become a member of the Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN) Incorporated Association; I fully acknowledge and agree to abide by the ACNN constitution, policies and guidelines, and the Automatic Service Payment Agreement, and Refund and Resignation Terms.

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