Currently the membership subscription is $110 (inclusive of GST) annualy. Subscriptions for the first year are based on a pro rata amount depending on when our members join. Payment is required upon joining and memberships are pending until ratification by the management committee at the next monthly committee meeting.
ACORN QLD members can register for access to the Member Login pages of our site.
These pages allow members to:
- view and update their details
- view and update their CPD records
- view their subscriptions
- view and pay their invoices
- view and download their receipts
- view and book events such as conferences
Non members can apply to join ACORN QLD by clicking on the Join ACORN QLD tab to the left or can Download the Membership Application Form and send it to us for processing.
ACORN QLD recognises those who have made an outstanding contribution to the existence or effectiveness of the Association and/or Perioperative Nursing during their long standing membership. ACORN QLD acknowledges this through awarding the status of Life Member of the organisation. Notification and awarding of the Life Membership shall take place at the Biennial State Conference Awards Dinner.
Perioperative nurses who have demonstrated consistent membership over a period of 15 years and who have been supportive of perioperative nursing in a variety of ways may be eligible for Life Membership.
- Evidence of substantive service to perioperative nursing
- Be a full financial member of ACORN QLD for at least 15 years consecutively
- Currently working in perioperative nursing or
- Retired from the perioperative nursing workforce
Nominations must be received at least 12 weeks prior to the Biennial State Conference Date. Committee members or other members of ACORN QLD (must be a full financial member) complete the nomination recommending an individual perioperative nurse become a life-member. Within the recommendation an explanation of no more than 600 words is provided to support the recommendation. The committee will review the recommendation in accordance with the life membership criteria and vote whether they consider the person is an appropriate person for life membership. Once the committee approves the nomination a certificate is awarded.
Our Life Members
- Linley Bates
- Brigid Gillespie
- Judith Hewett
- Lynette Hill
- Eleanor Irwin
- Joy Jensen
- Jo-Ann McNaughton
- Ruth Melville
- Heather Moon
- Cheryl O'Brien
- Narelle Sommerfeld
- Wenda Young