Celebrating 30 years of CAFHNA!

The Child & Family Health Nurses Association (CAFHNA) NSW was established in March 1990 and became Incorporated in October 1991



  • To promote and advocate the role of a Child & Family Health Nurse (CFHN) as a specialty field.
  • To facilitate professional development by providing education specific to the role of the CFHN.
  • To provide a medium for communication with members through papers, articles, journals and online activities.
  • To promote practice standards of the CFHN by acting in an advisory capacity on matters relating to child and family health practice and education.
  • To be involved at a policy development level with the NSW Ministry of Health on matters affecting CFHN practice.
  • To encourage the development of nursing research in the field of child and family health.

MCaFHNA  membership email mcafhna@theassociationspecialists.com.au

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.