International Orthopaedic Nurses Day

International Orthopaedic Nurses Day was celebrated throughout workplaces in Australia and New Zealand on the 30th October

ANZONA Committee

The ANZONA Committee and local chapter representatives held a Face 2 Face meeting in Melbourne in March 2019. Included in their full day meeting was planning going forward of the governance of the association as well as the next steps ahead in developing our orthopaedic competencies phase 2.  It was a valuable day and important for driving future collaboration.

ANZONA Conference 2017

Hosted by the Western Australia Chapter
Date: 25 - 27 October 2017
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth WA

ANZONA Conference 2017


Myanmar Nurses at ANZONA 2015

Three nurses attended the ANZONA conference in Sydney as guest of SAON. SAON sponsored the nurses to attend and paid their travel and accommodation costs.

Mrs. Lahkri Hkawn Nu, Mrs. Nang Awng and Miss Ni Mya Thway travelled from Myanmar to Sydney. They were extremely grateful for the generosity of SAON members in providing them the opportunity to listen to some of the latest things occurring in orthopaedic nursing. They asked me to thank everyone from SAON for the kind gift of our sponsorship. They are relatively isolated in Myanmar so found the conference very exciting and informative. They will provide a report to SAON in the coming weeks that will be distributed to members. We also plan to publish an article in the International Journal of Orthopaedic and trauma nursing in the near future. SAON will continue to work with nurses from developing countries in a mentor role. The orthopaedic nurses in Myanmar are planning on forming their own orthopaedic nurses group in the near future and SAON will be able to assist them with this transition.

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Orthopaedic Nurses Association of Victoria

Meetings are held monthly. Dates are published on the website

Meetings are held at Carson Education Centre, ANMF House, 540 Elizabeth Street Melbourne at 5.00 pm.
Please contact the Secretary via email if you are interested in attending.
The email address is

Twilight Nights are held throughout the year.

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Orthopaedic Nurses Association of Western Australia (ONA/WA)

ONA/WA Website:

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Queensland Orthopaedic Nurses

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New South Wales Orthopaedic Nurses

On April 29th 2016, the AONA NSW Branch held its annual nursing conference – ‘Fractures and Free Parking!”.  The event was a great success with 110 delegates attending, sharing knowledge and networking with fellow Orthopaedic nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapist and medical staff.  Topics included VTE protocols, Rehabilitation of the Orthopaedic patient, trauma case studies, Update on ANZHFR and Restricted weight bearing in Orthopaedics.  Feedback from the conference was very positive.
The NSW branch holds 4 educational evenings per year – last year the branch supported hospitals in rural nsw, private hospital and public hospital to present the diversity of services within the Orthopaedic clinical field – the NSW branch continues to support and promote education for Orthopaedic nurses.
Please visit our website for membership and information on hosting or attending an education evening

Megan White
President AONA NSW Branch


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Fragility Fracture Network


The FFN Hip Fracture Audit Special Interest Group:
Context, aim, background, Pilot Phase, future plans and launch

More information: Download

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