Our Organization

Our Association

We are the leading association for the industry. We help professionals develop their skills and further their careers by providing access to unique and relevant content and exclusive member services. We provide continuity and support, guidance and leadership development opportunities to over 200 local and regional chapters.

Our independent non-profit association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of our profession. Our strategic plan calls for continued work in the areas of advocacy, diversity, education, and organizational excellence.

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/images/ANMF/Newshub/thank-you.jpg Adelaide nurses reach out to COVID-hit Vics 17 September - Adelaide health care professionals really are a caring lot, sending hundreds of letters of support to their besieged buddies across the border in Victoria. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/hesta-super-banner.jpg New digital health capability framework for nurses and midwives Nurses and midwives across Australia are being consulted on the digital health skills they need. Read more
/images/ANMF/In%20Practice/Jacqui-12-year-fight.jpg Jacqui’s 12-year fight for workplace injury compensation Enrolled Nurse Jacqui (not her real name) was working at an Adelaide aged care facility when two incidents in the same week changed her life forever. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/COVID-nurse-deaths.jpg Grim death toll for world nursing community 17 September - More than 1000 nurses have died from COVID-19 in 44 countries, reports the International Council of Nurses. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/NURSE-and-midwife.jpg 2020: Your year, let's make it count This month marks the start of a huge year for our professions and presents a raft of opportunities that global nursing and midwifery leader Jill White says are unlikely to come around again anytime soon. Read more

We advocate by uniting members around the world to work on the most important issues facing the profession.

We initiate and manage programs with governmental and non-governmental agencies, presenting industry positions and supporting documentation on key issues.

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