About the College

The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is the peak professional mental health nursing organisation and the recognised credentialing body for mental health nurses in Australia.

Greater Western Sydney 01It seeks to represent the profession at all levels of government and across all health service sectors. In addition, the ACMHN sets standards for practice, supports mental health nursing research and provides a forum for collegial support, networking and ongoing professional development for its members. Importantly, the ACMHN also works to promote public confidence in and professional recognition of mental health nursing.

Setting the Standard through the pursuit of excellence in Mental Health Nursing

Vision Statement
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses is the pre-eminent and authoritative voice of the mental health nursing profession in Australia. It provides leadership to, and advocacy for, mental health issues across the mental health sector and nursing, and sets national standards of practice in mental health nursing.

Value Statement
Read the College's Value Statement

Read the Governance Charter

Read the Consitution

Read the By-laws

Strategic Plan
Download the Strategic Plan for 2016 - 2019

Download the Strategic Plan for 2013 - 2015