About Us


The Association is open to any nurse interested in orthopaedic nursing. Students are also welcome.


Association Activities

Professional Development Evenings with speakers
Monthly committee meetings
Professional Development Days & workshops
Networking with Orthopaedic Nurses Associations interstate
Grants for educational purposes
Opportunity to meet members at informal occasions
Annual conference
Affiliation with ANZONA (Australia New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association)



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Annual membership fee for 2019 will be $150

This annual fee also gives you a subscription to the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing



Annual General Meeting

Held in March each year to elect Office Bearers and committee.
Office Bearers & committee elected annually as position vacated.




It is believed that the specialty of orthopaedic nursing should set forth the highest standards of nursing practice for optimum patient care.

We are committed to the advancement of the profession of nursing. We believe that educational programmes that foster personal and professional growth will assist in the development of competence and excellence in nursing practice for the orthopaedic nurse. We support and encourage research and advanced clinical practice as the foundation of expertise in nursing practice.



The fostering of collegial relationships
Facilitation of exchange of ideas and information
Continuing education
National association


It is anticipated that members will:
Update knowledge
Gain insight into practice in a wide variety of settings.
Increase creative capacity in client/patient care