News

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the ACMHN. In this space, you will find our latest press releases and stories. If you are a member, you can also find the latest updates from the CEO and the Board here.

Mental health nurses stand ready to support Australia’s youth – if only government let them

Mental health nurses stand ready to support Australia’s youth – if only government let themThursday 18 October 2021 Australia’s mental health care services are ill-prepared to support youth with complex mental health needs. Qualified mental health nurses are uniquely placed to help, but lack of access to Medicare Benefits Schedule items is continuing to hold

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Mental health nurses stand ready to support Australia's youth - if only

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Australian College of Mental Health Nurses welcomes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

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New South Wales’ mental health recovery plan must include mental health nursesTuesday

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Australian College of Mental Health Nurses welcomes ACT government funding to hire

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Western Australia budget lacking recognition of mental health nursesMonday 13 September 2021

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The ACMHN pleased to see mental health nurses as part of Head

CEO Update

Launch of Strategic and Governance plans by ACMHN BoardWednesday 24 November 2021 Recently we have had a successful series of SIG and

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Letter of support and two new SIGsWednesday 27 October 2021 I would like to open with the College's thanks to the Australian

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A new website for the CollegeWednesday 13 September 2021 After a long and tedious exercise, with the odd wrong turn, the ACMHN

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Contributing to a national mental health online platformWednesday 15 September 2021 The ACT has now entered another month of lockdown, but despite

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Politicians and the press listening to the College Wednesday 1 September 2021 The College has had a busy few weeks with lockdowns,

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College in lockdownWednesday 18 August 2021 The past two weeks have seen the ACT and NSW change overnight with the COVID-19 Delta

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Board update & minutes

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College Connections

Our College Connections e-newsletter is a fortnightly publication by the College to update its members on the newest developments in regards to mental health nursing, share events, surveys,  and more. To access the newsletter, please log into the members portal.

World Mental Health Day

The global COVID-19 pandemic has tested Australians' mental health like never before. Caring for our mental health is now more important than ever, but never before has it been so difficult. 


For World Mental Health Day,  ACMHN CEO Stephen Jackson tells us how keeping moving keeps him going.  This video was generously prepared and edited by Mental Health Australia, for this year's 'Look after your mental health, Australia' campaign.