FELLOWSHIPS 

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 the Nurse Practitioner role in Australia

3. Contribution to Nursing and Community Health

4. Nurse Practitioner Expertise  

Applications are accepted throughout the year.  Successful applications received prior to 30 June will be presented at the Awards Gala Dinner in that year.  Successful applications received as of 1 July will be held until the next calendar year for presentation.

PROCESS, TERMS AND DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

 

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

Fellowship Application

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Note that to be considered for presentation this year, applications must be received by 30 June.

Amal Helou Jennifer Byrnes
Andrew Cashin Karen Glaetzer
Anne Green Leonie Burdack 
Barbara Harvie Lorna Scott
Brad Kirkwood Luke Christofis
Donna Muscardin Robin Moon
Elaine Ford Rochelle Firth
Elissa O'Keefe Sharyn Plath
Elizabeth Birchmore Wendy Waters
James McVeigh  

Jane O'Connell - Awarded Life Membership (2014)

Helen Gosby - Awarded Life Membership (2014)

  • 2023

    • Suzanne Williams

    • Catherine Smith

    • Hazel Bucher

    • Darren Smyth

    • Jason Harrison

    • Stephanie Dowden

  • 2022

    • Michael Carter

    • Fellow 2022 Dr Michael Carter, accepted by Stuart Mobsby

    • Leanne Boase with Stuart Mosbby who accepted the Award on behalf of Dr Michael Carter

  • 2021

    • Deb Earl

  • 2020

    • Juliane Samara

  • 2019

    • Sian Pritchard

    • Sian P with Fellowship & Leanne                                 

      Sian Pritchard holding her Fellow Cerificate with ACNP President Leanne Boase (2019 ACNP Conference)

  • 2016

    • Chris Raftery

    • Cassandra Ryan

    • Leanne Boase

  • 2015

    • Daniel O'Neill

    • Matt Luther

    • Stuart Smith

    • Kathleen Tori

    • Grainne Lowe

  • 2014

    • Andrea Driscoll

    • Suzanne Denison

    • Robyn Peters

  • 2013

    • Christopher Helms

    • Anne Moehead

    • Andrew Scanlon

     

LIFE MEMBERS

Life Membership of the College aims to recognise ACNP members who have made a substantial and extraordinary contribution to support the role of the Nurse Practitioner in Australia.  Admission to the College as a Life member is evidence of the esteem in which the Nurse Practitioner community regards your contributions. Life membership gives the recipient perpetual membership of the ACNP.  

Chris Helms - Awarded Life Membership (2022)

Recipient Chris Helms with ACNP President, Leanne Boase

Leanne and Chris

 

Leonie Burdack - Awarded Life Membership (2022)

Recipient Leonie Burdack with ACNP President, Leanne Boase

Leanne and Leonie

 

Andrew Cashin - Awarded Life Membership (2022)

ACNP President, Leanne Boase with Anthony Sokolowski who accepted the award on behalf of Andrew

Life Member Andrew Cashin, accepted by Anthony Sokolwski

 

Past recipients

Anne Moehead - Awarded Life Membership (2020)

Jane O'Connell - Awarded Life Membership (2014)

Helen Gosby - Awarded Life Membership (2014)

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 centred upon acknowledgement of their professional contribution.  Please read the current Fellowship Policy to ensure you are informed.  Applications for presentation at the 2023 Gala Dinner have now opened.

2022 The McGavin family

ACNP President, Leanne Boase with family representative Heather McGavin

Honorary Fellow 2022 The McGavin Family accepted by Heather McGavin

 

2022 Professor Emerita Ms Mary Chiarella

ACNP President, Leanne Boase with Dr Jane Currie who accepted the Award on behalf of Mary

Honorary Fellow 2022 Mary Chiarella, accepted by Jane Currie

 

2022 Mr Andrew Herrick

ACNP President, Leanne Boase with recipient Andrew Herrick

Honorary Fellow 2022 Andrew Herrick

 

2021 The late Mrs Beverley McGavin

Beverley colour

 

2019 Mr Stephen Herrick

Stephen Herrick holding his Honorary Fellowship certificate with sister in-law Barbara Ballantyne and son Andrew Herrick. 

Herricks with HF award

 

Past Recipients

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