Benefits of Joining

Be part of an association with like-minded professionals who are passionate about improving health outcomes for children 0 – 5 years and their families┬áin NSW

    • Opportunities for involvement in the development of Position Statements supporting the professional role of Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN).
    • Collaborate with other Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) to support and advocate for Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) as a specialty.
    • Access education opportunities specific to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN)
      Including receiving a members discount for CAFHNA educational events.
    • Eligibility for Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) professional development grants for conference attendance and presentation.
    • Access to the Members Area of the CAFHNA Website where you will find information to support and energise your Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) practice – including positions vacant, position statements and guidelines relevant to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) professional practice.
    • Be part of a communication network specific to Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) – share ideas, innovations and research.
    • Contribute to the maintenance of Child Family Health Nurses (CFHN) clinical practice standards at both State and National level via CAFHNA representatives.
    • Free membership to the National body, MCaFHNA, which actively contributes to policy development and legislation affecting maternal, child and family health at the national level.
    • Subscription to the twice yearly peer reviewed Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nurses. The journal promotes best practice through the reporting of up-to-date research and useful practice information
    • Member Representation on the national board of Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia (MCaFHNA)
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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.