Clinical Neonatal Nurse Excellence Award

Nominations are open year round.

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

Nomination Process


  • Nominees and the winner will be announced at the ACNN National Conference on 9th November 2019
  • Nominees will receive one year’s complimentary membership
  • The winner will receive $1000 in recognition of their achievement, plus travel, conference registration and one (1) night’s accommodation

The recipients of the awards are encouraged to attend the ACNN National Conference to be presented with the award.

Key dates

  • Applications received between September and March will be assessed in April and applications received between April and August will be assessed in September
  • Recipients will be formally announced annually at the ACNN National Conference 

Enquires and nominations to Dr Linda Ng:

Updated 05 September  2019