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.  Please read the current Fellowship Policy to ensure you are informed.

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

Amal Helou Jennifer Byrnes
Andrew Cashin Karen Glaetzer
Anne Green Leonie Burdack 
Barbara Harvie Libby Birchmore
Brad Kirkwood Lorna Scott
Donna Muscardin Luke Christofis
Elaine Ford Robin Moon
Elissa O'Keefe Rochelle Firth
Elizabeth Birchmore Sharyn Plath
James McVeigh Wendy Waters
Helen Gosby - Awarded Life Membership 2014)
Jane O'Connell - Awarded Life Membership 2014)