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 

Helen Gosby 
(Awarded Life Membership 2014)
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                               Elizabeth Birchmore