Life Members

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 2022 Gala Dinner have now closed.

Applications Now Open for 2023

Honorary Fellowships awarded

  • 2021 Mrs Beverley McGavin
  • 2019 Mr Stephen Herrick
  • 2016 Professor Sandra Dunn
  • 2015 Professor Judy Lumby
  • 2014 Professor Anne Gardner
  • 2013 Professor Glenn Gardner

Herricks with HF award

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


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 for 2023

Fellowships awarded

  • 2021

    • Deb Earl

  • 2020

    • Juliane Samara

  • 2019

    • Sian Pritchard

  • 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

Sian P with Fellowship & Leanne                                 

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


2009 Founding Fellows

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)


Fellows and Honorary Fellows at the 2019 Gala Dinner

All fellows

Helen, Kathy, Chris, Sian, Stephen, Leanne (Left - right)