About Us

School nursing is a specialised practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, and primary healthcare of students and staff within a school community. School nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development, promote health and safety, intervene with actual or potential health problems and provide case management services.

We are a group of nurses who work within the school environment encompassing, Government, Catholic and Independent Schools.


SIG ByLaws 

By-Laws of the Victorian School Nurses, ANMF (Vic Branch) Special Interest Group Australian Nursing Federation (Victorian Branch)

Click here to see the full By-Laws of the Victorian School Nurses


Social Media Policy

Providing guidelines relating to all Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Victorian Branch) members professional responsibilities and legal risks when using social media and to highlight the potential ramifications of participating in the use of any form of published media

Click here for the full details of our Social Media Policy


National School Standards

The ANMF is delighted to be able to release the National School Nursing Professional Practice Standards for the benefit of all school nurses and school communities in guiding consistency for competent and safe practice; and, for use in advocating for funding allocation for school nurses in all public and private school settings. This is vital for the health and well-being of current children and young people in Australia, and for building a healthy nation for future generations.

Click here to read about the National School Standards Guidelines


Victorian School Nurse Register

This is a list of members who are willing to help out other members and their schools to cover leave.
Nurses are to negotiate their own pay/hours etc with the individual schools and provide evidence of appropriate accreditations.

Click here to view the School Nurse Relief Register