ACNP 2020 National Conference - 20 Years of Nurse Practitioners 

In 2020, the ACNP will be celebrating 20 Years of Nurse Practitioners in Australia and we look forward to celebrating with our Delegates, Sponsors and Exhibitors.   

The ACNP National Conference gathers more than 300+ senior health practitioners providing an exciting program, including welcome reception, keynote speakers, workshops, and the gala awards dinner.  

The conference is a perfect networking opportunity for all delegates, to inspire leadership and enhance clinical expertise.  


02 September, 2020 Pre Conference Workshops                           

03-05 September, 2020 National Conference                                


QT Hotel, Gold Coast   

7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise 


The 2020 ACNP National Conference will celebrate 20 Years of Nurse Practitioners in Australia. 

Please join us in welcoming over 300 Delegates from around the globe. 
The 2020 conference theme “Full Scope of Practice” acknowledges the role of Nurse Practitioners in the Australian health care landscape and celebrates their diverse scopes of practice throughout their 20th year.

Who can attend:  

Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Health Professionals, Students and Academics. 

Conference Website 

To find out more about the ACNP National Conference, please go to the official ACNP National Conference website.



The Registration for the 2020 ACNP National Conference is open please click on the link below.

2020 ACNP Conference Registration 

If you have any questions please contact the ACNP on 1300 433 660. 

Ticket Pricing (1) 

Individual Day Rate Packages 

Individual day ticket pricing

The Abstract and Poster Submissions are open, please click on the link below.  

Abstract and Poster Submissions

The conference theme is “Full Scope of Practice”. This acknowledges the role of Nurse Practitioners in the Australian health care landscape and celebrates their diverse scopes of practice throughout the last 20 years.

Please note the abstract timeline below. 

* December 2019 - Call for Abstract announced

* Tuesday 31 March 2020 - Abstracts close at 23:59pm sharp 

* Wednesday 1st April 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020 - Abstract review process

* Week commencing Monday 11th May 2020 - Abstract outcomes released

* Week commencing Monday 18th May 2020 - 2020 ACNP Conference Program released

The ACNP National Conference will provide an opportunity to learn directly from industry leaders, build strong connections and network with nurse practitioners and leaders within the health professional community.

By partnering with ACNP you will receive a high level of exposure through extensive promotional campaigns, including advertisements, email campaigns, social media and web exposure. 

Go to the ACNP National Conference Website.

Download the Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus

Please contact ACNP Events & Sponsorship Manager, Melinda Phillips at 


Thank you to our Accommodation Partner QT Hotel Gold Coast.  

ACNP Conference rates start from Sunday 30 August 2020 through to Tuesday 8 September 2020
Contact QT Hotel Directly  (07) 5584 1200 or email on
Quote “Australian College of Nurse Practitioners”. 

Please contact: 
Travel Partner Flight Centre Business
ACNP Business Consultant

Stephanie Lam 

Travel Manager 

Flight Centre Business Travel 

Ph: 03 9670 5569
Please advise Stephanie you are a ACNP 2020 conference attendee

The Pre Conference Workshops running on the 2nd September, 2020 will include:

1. Prescribing & Pharmacology 

2. Paediatrics 

3. Hep C  

4. Chest X-Ray 

The Conference Workshops running throughout the Conference will include: 

1. Suture  

2. Wound Management 

3. Plaster 

4. Skin & Dermatology 

5. Ultrasound 

Find out more via the ACNP National Conference Website

To be part of the 2020 ACNP National Conference and 
complete your sponsorship and exhibition registration 


Melinda Phillips
0436 398 145

Our conference theme is year is: “Full scope of practice”. This acknowledges the role of Nurse Practitioners in the Australian health care landscape and celebrates their diverse scopes of practice throughout their 20th year.

Our conference program will have a host of practical workshops, up to 100 abstract presentations and workshops throughout the 3 days, topic areas ranging from:

  • Aged Care
  • Increasing access to care
  • Indigenous Health or Caring for Minority Groups
  • Legal Challenges
  • Nurse Led Clinics
  • Mental Health, Alcohol & Drugs, Tabaco and other drugs
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Pain and Pain management
  • Rural and Remote
  • Primary Health Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Specialist practice
  • Acute Care
  • A & E

Click on the link to view the full Conference Program.  

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