Exciting news for NSW Child and Family Health Nurses !!

We’ve gone National !

At the CAFHNA NSW General Meeting held on the 10th May 2021, members voted unanimously to merge with the national body, MCaFHNA.

All current CAFHNA NSW members are now active MCaFHNA members.

This website will remain active and will continue to provide information for CFHNs to keep you up to date with this transition.

If you wish to join as a new member please email MCaFHNA on: mcafhna@theassociationspecialists.com.au


was established in March 1990 to:


  • promote the professional practice of Child and Family Health Nursing (CFHN)
  • provide members with professional support
  • facilitate education
  • encourage research
  • provide members with a forum for communication


Closing the Gap

CAFHNA would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, and pay our respects to our Elders both past and present.

Make Healthy Normal

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Join on a Full Membership

CAFHNA NSW Full Membership is open to Registered Nurses and Midwives who hold a Post Graduate qualification in Child and Family Health Nursing and an interest in professional development and advocacy

Join on an Associate Membership

CAFHNA NSW Associate Membership is open to all Registered Nurses and Midwives who are interested in Child and Family Health Nursing professional development and advocacy

Looking for Positions Vacant in NSW for Child Family Health Nurses

Positions Vacant

Click here to locate CFHN NSW positions

Positions Vacant

Click here to locate CFHN Australia Wide positions

CAFHNA acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land where we live and work and pay respects to Elders, past, present and future. We commit to a positive future for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.