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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.


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Non members can apply to join ACORN QLD by clicking on the Join Now tab to the right or can  Download the Membership Application and send it to us for processing.


Members Resources

Members Resource Manual 2011


 Life Memberships


ACORN QLD (formerly PNAQ) 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 Annual 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.


Selection Criteria

  • 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 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.

Nominate Online or download a hard copy nomination form


Our Life Members Smile

  • Linley Bates
  • Judith Hewett
  • Lynette Hill
  • Eleanor Irwin
  • Jo-Ann McNaughton
  • Heather Moon
  • Cheryl O'Brien
  • Wenda Young

Upcoming Events - Check Events Page For More Events

01 Mar, 2018
Nursing & Midwifery Conference
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10 Mar, 2018
ACORN QLD Education Day
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23 May, 2018
ACORN & ASIORNA Conference
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16 Jun, 2018
ACORN QLD Education Day
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18 Aug, 2018
ACORN QLD Education Day
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