Family Appreciation Award

Nominations are open year round.

The Neonatal Nurse Family Appreciation Award provides an opportunity for a family to nominate a nurse who they feel deserves to be recognised for delivering outstanding care and support to a family and their infant while in the neonatal unit.

Nomination process


In recognition of receiving a nomination, all nominees receive a year's membership to ACNN. The winner will receive travel, a night’s accommodation and conference registration to attend the ACNN National Conference to be presented the award of $1000 in recognition of their achievement.

Key dates

  • Nominations received up to 31 August will be judged in September 2019. 
  • Nominations received from 1 September 2019 to 31 March 2020 will be judged in April 2020. 
  • Nominees and recipients will be announced at the ACNN National Conference Day, Sydney: 9 November 2019

Enquires and nominations to Dr Linda Ng:

Updated 14 July 2019