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Donna Diers Oration 

The Donna Diers Oration demonstrates excellence within the profession and the oration should be significant to other Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses. The Oration honours Donna Diers, in recognition of the support, leadership and friendship shown by her to the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners and the NP profession.  Each year a Nurse Practitioner is provided with the opportunity to present a lecture on a topic of their choice. 

Nominated by the ACNP Board. 

2021 Presenter

In 2021, at the Natiional Conference on the Gold Coast, the presenter was Lesley Salem.  Lesley was selcted for her experience, passion and deciation to healthcare in rural and remote areas



Past Presenters

2014 – Jane O’Connell

2015 – Karen Sue Hoyt

2016 – Deborah Foskett

2017 – Chris Helms

2018 – Not presented

2019 - Nikki Johnston OAM

2020 - Not presented