Neonatal Nurse Excellence Award

2023 Nominations open on 1 June and close Friday 30 June.

ACNN members are invited to nominate colleagues for the Clinical Neonatal Nurse Excellence Award, in recognition of their dedication and work which exemplifies the ACNN National Standards for Neonatal Nurses.

Nominated neonatal nurses will have made a substantial contribution to neonatal nursing in one of more of the following areas:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Education
  • Clinical Research

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Nomination Process


  • The winner will receive $1000 in recognition of their achievement and the nominator of the winner receives $100
  • Winner will be announced on 15th August as part of our International Neonatal Nurses Day celebrations
  • All Neonatal Nurses who receive a nomination will be acknowledged and receive a certificate of appreciation.

Key dates

  • Nominations close 30 June 2023 at 5 pm AEST. 

Inquires and nominations to the Professor Officer at

Updated 14 August 2023