Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Nurses and Midwives

Unity and Strength through Caring









Yumalundi

Yumalundi means “hello” in the Ngunnawal language.
The Ngunnawal People are the Traditional Owners of the Canberra region.

The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is the peak advocacy body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives in Australia.

Become a Member today!

Take your place amongst Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery professions of the past, present and future.

Featured Events

CATSINaM National Conference Series
CATSINaM National Conference Series
LINMEN Refresh Series
Leaders In Indigenous Nursing & Midwifery Education Network
Refresh Series
CATSINaM 25 Year Celebration
CATSINaM 25 Year Celebration
Close The Gap2021
Close The Gap
2021

Racism has no place in Nursing and Midwifery and CATSINaM is taking a stand by becoming a supporter of the
Racism. It Stops with Me Campaign
Our very own Professor Juanita Sherwood is one of Australia’s anti-racism advocates.
Please find more information herehttps://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au/riswm-partners/advocates

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First Nations
Nurse Practitioners

92

First Nations
Registered Midwives

2659

First Nations
Registered Nurses

1359

First Nations
Enrolled Nurses 

1714

First Nations
Nursing and Midwifery Students

4012

First Nations
Clinicians

357

First Nations
Non-Clinicians

1600

First Nations
CATSINaM Members 

Source: NHDS Nurses and Midwives, 2016 – 2019

Our Members

Note: The map pins are an indication of members in a location only.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this Nation.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which our company is located and where we conduct our business. We pay our respects to Countries, Creator, Ancestors and Elders, past, present and future.

CATSINaM is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website may contain images, videos, voices and names of people who have since passed away.