Nursing and midwifery contacts

A list of organisations relevant to the nursing and midwifery workforce.

Contacts

Australian College of Midwives

The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is the peak professional body for midwives in Australia. Contact them Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm (except public holidays).

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) is the national peak body for nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses in Australia.

Australian College of Nursing

The ACN is the national leader of the nursing profession in Australia. It represents nurses and organises events and education services to advance nurse leadership.

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council

Contact ANMAC with questions about accreditation and skills assessment for nursing and midwifery in Australia. They are open Monday to Friday (general enquiries: 9 am to 5 pm; skilled migration services: 10 am to 4 pm).

Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care. Office hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm (AEST).

Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Adjunct Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan PSM, is the Australian Government’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.

Coalition of National Nursing & Midwifery Organisations

The Coalition of National Nursing & Midwifery Organisations (CoNNMO) is an alliance of 58 national nursing and midwifery organisations that work together to advance the nursing and midwifery profession. We fund CoNNMO’s meetings, held twice a year.

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM)

CATSINaM represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia. It promotes the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It also implements strategies to embed cultural safety in health care and education.
1300 CATSINaM

Health Workforce Division contact

Contact us with any questions about the Strengthening the role of the nursing workforce.

Nurse & Midwife Support

Nurse & Midwife Support is a 24/7 national support hotline for nurses and midwives, nursing and midwifery students, employers, educators and concerned family and friends. It provides access to confidential advice and referral.
Last updated:

Help us improve health.gov.au

If you would like a response please use the enquiries form instead.