The Coalition of National Nursing & Midwifery Organisations (CoNNMO) is made up of more than 55 national nursing and midwifery organisations in an alliance to work collectively to advance the nursing and midwifery profession to improve health care.

The Coalition represents the national interests of nurses and midwives in all sectors of the health profession, and comprise specialist national nursing and midwifery organisations from many different areas of practice. With primary funding support from the Australian Government Department of Health, the Coalition meets face to face twice a year.

Latest News


Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care: Summer 2018

A quarterly newsletter from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. View here.

Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer News: November 2018

A monthly newsletter from Adjunct Professor Debra Thoms Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.  View here.

NMBA News: October 2018

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia newsletter with important information relevant to regulation and professional practice of nursing and midwifery in Australia. View here.

New Codes of Conduct and Codes of Ethics

From the 1 March 2018 the new Codes of conduct for nurses and midwives and the new Codes of ethics for nurses and midwives will take effect and are available on the NMBA website.  View here.

National Practice Standards for Nurses in General Practice

New national practice standards for nurses working in general practice have been released. The project to develop standards, which was funded by the federal Departmnet of Health, was led by the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation Federal Office in partnership with the University of Wollongong's School of Nursing and Midwifery. The standards cover professional practice, nursing care, general practice environment, and collaborative practice. View here.



For a complete list of 2019 conferences of interest to member organisations. Click here to view Calendar