Join or reactivate your membership
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses membership is for all those who are interested in the practice of mental health nursing. Membership comes with some great perks - from special reduced rates for all of our events, to the latest information practice, education, and research, to exclusive member-only content on our website.
ACMHN membership increases job prospects, provides affordable and targeted CPD and helps to contribute to a strong voice for the profession.
Get involved with like-minded colleagues through events and Special Interest Groups
Get discounts for credentialing and ACMHN events, including our annual conference
Get exclusive access to the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Get our weekly College Connections and events newsletters straight to your inbox
Participate in seminars, workshops, and continuing education programs
Participate in government and NGO consultation processes to shape the future of mental health
Access member-only resources on our website
Become a fellow
Fellows have made a significant contribution to the College and to the profession
Contribute to College submissions, advocacy, and reports
Get professional advice from the College and from other College members
If you're new to the College, hit 'join now'. If you were previously a member of the College please reactivate your membership by clicking 'reactivate now'.
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses 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 discounted membership whilst on maternity leave.
Minimum length for membership is 12 months. Please see below for further details *
Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses with an interest in the field of mental health
For people who have a special interest in the mental health field and who are not otherwise eligible for the ordinary member category
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
For people who have a special interest in the mental health field but who are retired, please provide evidence of your retirement with your renewal.
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 enrollment must accompany applications and renewals. Other full-time students may apply for special consideration
As a rule the ACMHN does not refund membership fees. A member may resign at any time in writing to the membership team. Membership fees are due annually and individuals are liable to pay the annual subscription fee in full or by making monthly/forthrightly payments, as such these will not normally be refunded.
Instances where it is considered acceptable for a refund to be administered include:
Please refer to clauses 5.3 to 5.7 of the ACMHN Constitution for further information on membership application and annual membership fees.