Honorary Fellowship

Admission to the College as an Honorary Fellow is evidence of the esteem in which the Nurse Practitioner community holds the individual and as such entitlements of the Honorary Fellow are centered upon acknowledgement of their professional contribution. 

Applications Now Open


Honorary Fellowships awarded

2016 2015 2014 2013
Professor Sandra Dunn Professor Judy Lumby Professor Anne Gardner Professor Glenn Gardner



Fellowship of the ACNP has been established to recognise individuals who have made a substantial contribution to the College, and who have demonstrated professional excellence in nursing and/or the health of the community. Applications are adjudicated against a selection of the goals of the ACNP and applicants must be current financial members.     Admission to the College as a Fellow is based on the following criteria:

1. Contribution to ACNP

2. Contribution to Nurse Practitioner role in Australia

3. Contribution to Nursing and Community Health

4. Nurse Practitioner Expertise  

Applications Now Open


Fellowships awarded

2016 2015 2014 2013
Chris Raftery Grainne Lowe Andrea Driscoll Christopher Helms
Cassandra Ryan Kathleen Tori Suzanne Denison Anne Moehead
Leanne Boase Stuart Smith Robyn Peters Andrew Scanlon
  Matt Luther    
  Daniel O'Neill    


2009 Founding Fellows


Alison Bean-Hodges

Elaine Ford

Donna Muscardin

Libby Birchmore

Karen Glaetzer

Jane O'Connell

Leonie Burdack 

Elizabeth Birchmore

Elissa O'Keefe

Jennifer Byrnes

Barbara Harvie

Sharyn Plath

Andrew Cashin

Amal Helou

Lorna Scott

Luke Christofis

Brad Kirkwood

Wendy Waters

Rochelle Firth

James McVeigh

Robin Moon

Anne Green

Helen Gosby   (Awarded Life Membership 2014)