Become a Member

The college offers a range of memberships to suit mental health nurses at various stages throughout their careers – we offer options for students through to retired practitioners and also have flexible options, such as pausing your membership during maternity leave.

To the right, you will find the benefits of joining the college as a member, as well as the fee structure if you would like to join.

For further information, use the links below or email

Membership fees

Ordinary Member $275.00
Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses with an interest in the field of mental health.

Associate Member $220.00
For people who have a special interests in the mental health field and who are not otherwise eligible for the Ordinary Member category.

Maternity Leave $110.00 (for 1 year)
Evidence of maternity leave status must accompany renewal. Provide us with maternity leave approval from your place of employment, or a copy of the baby's birth certificate if you are self-employed.

Retiree $110.00
Please provide evidence of your retirement with your renewal.

Full-Time Student $110.00 (maximum 4 years)
For full-time undergraduate nursing students or RNs enrolled in a full-time postgraduate course with relevance to mental health nursing. Evidence of current full-time enrolment must accompany applications and renewals. Other full-time students may apply for special consideration.