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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.

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.

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

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses welcomes ACT government funding to hire more nursesThursday 23 September 2021 The ACT government is committing $50.1 million over four years to hire more than 90 nurses and midwives to support the territory’s health services. The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is pleased to hear about the

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An unexpected mental health nursing journeyBy Brent Hayward In this series, ACMHN members talk ...

The challenges of mental health nursing in rural AustraliaBy Beverly Duncan In this series, ...

Supporting young people’s mental health: Meet Jacqui CousinsWednesday 23 June 2021 Credentialed Mental Health ...

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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

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Qualified mental health nurses should be part of Tasmania’s new Emergency Mental

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Mental health nurses sidelined in discussions on how to tackle Australians’ growing

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Mental health nurses are here to support GPs to care for consumers

CEO Update

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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Meeting with the Federal Health Minister Wednesday 4 August 2021 The Board has met again and continues to schedule out-of-session meetings to

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A better year for the College Wednesday 7 July 2021 The past fortnight has been quite operational with the end of the

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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.