Position statements

We stand with mental health nurses

The ACMHN actively works together with its members to create position statements that reflect the interest of mental health nurses all across Australia. 

For any inquiries regarding position statements please email the communications team.

Advocating for mental health nurses as a workforce solution

The ACMHN is committed to positive consumer outcomes and advocates that specialist-qualified MHNs are essential to achieving this. This position paper outlines initiatives to improve outcomes for our communities.

Clinical supervision for nurses and midwives

It is the position of the Australian College of Nursing, the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and the Australian College of Midwives that Clinical Supervision is recommended for all nurses and midwives irrespective of their specific role, area of practice and years of experience.

Refugee and asylum seeker health

Published by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and endorsed by the ACMHN, this position statement recognises that refugee and asylum seeker health is an important area of healthcare. Refugees and asylum seekers often have unique and complex physical and mental health needs but they also bring skills and diversity. The statement acknowledges, the significant contribution people of refugee background make to Australian and New Zealand society.