Who can join CATSINaM

We welcome:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Students
  • Retired Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
  • Individual health professionals; for example Nurse Navigators, Assistants in Nursing and Midwifery, Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Care Workers, Cultural Capability Workers and Ngangkari Traditional Healers
  • Organisations who are committed to supporting CASTINaM’s ethos to achieve our vision and purpose

Join us today and help us to improve the health and well being for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and communities

  • Complete your Membership Application here
    Please Note: All Members will go through an endorsement process and is not in full effect until Members have been through this process. 
  • If you are would like to update your details, please update here Updating Membership Form

Benefits of becoming a CATSINaM Member

Your CATSINaM Membership benefits include: 

  • Voting and speaking rights at CATSINaM’s Annual General Meeting (Ordinary and Student Members)
  • Access to CATSINaM’s online community platform “CATSINaM Connect”
  • CATSINaM newsletters
  • Information about governance training opportunities
  • Information about scholarships including post-graduate scholarships
  • Mentoring training and support
  • Networking and leadership opportunities
  • Information or resources relating to the Nursing and Midwifery profession
  • Information about Nursing and Midwifery job vacancies
  • Opportunities for participating in the work of CATSINaM, for example, being a member of the Student and Early Career Advisory Committee
  • Webinars
  • Special rates if you participate in CATSINaM’s professional development events



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.