The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) is the national peak body for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses in Australia. Our team is active in advancing nursing practice and improving access to health care through leadership, support of professional practice, education and research.

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Leanne Boase

Chief Executive Officer

Leanne Boase BN MN (NP), MHSc (Ed), MAICD, FACNP is the Executive Director of Nursing for Luminar Health and Fullarton Clinic. She has over 25 years’ experience working in a wide range of hospital and private health settings, including metropolitan and regional areas, and primary care. Leanne is a practising Nurse Practitioner, endorsed since 2009, working in her own primary care practice, and is the President of The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.

Her roles in the sector have included Clinical roles, Management, Clinical and Business Planning/Development, as well as being a Board Member of various health organisations. She has set up and operated her own successful primary care clinic, specialist centre and general practice and has consulted on a wide range of greenfield and existing health related projects. Leanne's extensive experience working with Commonwealth and State Governments, Health Professionals, Professional Associations and key Stakeholders, with a focus on improving health care, and the role of the nurse practitioner. 

Sarah Zrim

Events Coordinator

Ph: 1300 433 660

M: 0436 398 145

E: events@acnp.org.au

Bernie McPhee

Membership Coordinator 

Ph: 03 8657 4355 

E: bernie.mcphee@acnp.org.au

M: 0487 009 042

Rebecca Livingstone

Communications Officer

M: 1300 433 660

E: rebecca.livingstone@acnp.org.au 

Sez O'Leary

Finance & Administration Officer

Ph: 0491 648 865

E: sarah.oleary@acnp.org.au 


Domenique Yucel

Operations Manager

Ph: 03 8593 9682  

E: domenique.yucel@acnp.org.au 

M:0498 006 343

Please direct all media inquiries to: 

Leanne Boase

Operations Manager

P: 1300 433 660


Please contact admin@acnp.org.au to request a media kit.


Nicole Carter

Policy Advisor 

Ph: 1300 433 660 

E: policy@acnp.org.au