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/vad-news-hub.png Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passes Upper House 6 May - An end-of-life choice for terminally ill South Australians is one step closer to reality after a bill proposing to legalise voluntary assisted dying passed the State Upper House last night by 14 votes to seven. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/group-nurses-sad-banner.jpg Mental health in yet another crisis mode 18 August - The closure of the Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHIH) program by CALHN has increased pressure on emergency departments with scores of mental health patients waiting more than 24 hours for a bed. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/COVID-response.jpg Nurses yet again Australia’s most trusted 9 June - In another year ravaged by COVID, nurses have yet again been rated as the most highly regarded of all professions, their 24th straight Roy Morgan Research Centre survey win. Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/country-banner.jpg Consultation: Building self-sufficiency of Regional Local Health Networks SA Health has commenced a formal consultation process to obtain feedback on a proposed revised design for the Rural Support Service (RSS). Read more
/images/ANMF/Newshub/group-nurses-sad-banner.jpg Behind Angry Stan, the virtual reality simulator training nursing students to deal with conflict 2 April - By Robert Fedele Meet Angry Stan, the virtual reality (VR) simulator training nursing students at the University of Newcastle to deal with conflict in the workplace. 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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