Fellowship is a privilege bestowed on members of the College who have demonstrated they have met the criteria set by the ACMHN and endorsed by the Board of Directors. The awarding of Fellowship denotes the person is held in high regard by their peers having made significant contribution to both the profession and the College over time.



Why become a Fellow

Post nominal

Able to use 'FACMHN' after their name, indicating recognition of their high level of expertise


Promoting the College to other nurses


Encourage other members to have their contributions recognised by applying for Fellowship



Applying for fellowship

Applications are open for 2023 and close 30 June 202


Application for fellowship

Please ensure that you read the criteria for application carefully and include all supporting documentation required.



Members who are eligible to apply for fellowship have a demonstrated commitment to the ACMHN and to mental health nursing, are Credentialed Mental Health Nurses and have been a financial member of the College for a minimum of 5 years (continuous). Fellows are presented to the Board, and the membership at the annual Oration and Investiture - the most important College event of the year and a highlight of the annual conference.


List of fellows

ACMHN fellows
View the list of ACMHN fellows as of September 2022.
2022 Fellows

Nathan Dart

Jillian Reid

2021 Life member

Jenni Bryant

2020 Life member



Debra Nizzette