Founded in 1991, the Lutheran Nurses Association of Australia (LNAA) is an auxiliary of the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA). Founded in 1991 and with members in all states of Australia, it encourages members to see their profession as a service to Christ and provides spiritual support and practical guidance.
It promotes opportunities for discussion, mutual sharing, moral support and fellowship, and is the LCA's support body for parish nursing.
- is open to registered and enrolled nurses, student and retired nurses who are members of the LCA
- has an annual fee of $25
- includes a subscription to IN TOUCH (LNAA’s newsletter published six times a year) which contains feature articles, meeting details, news, professional development information, devotional and biblical studies, personal stories, anecdotes, discussion topics and more.
Associate membership is open to Lutheran paramedical staff, and nurses from other Christian denominations.
Meetings are held bimonthly in Adelaide. Seminars are arranged periodically in regional centres. The annual general meeting is normally held in July. Anyone is welcome to attend meetings. Evidence of Continuous Professional Development is provided free of charge to working healthcare workers who attend. Contact us for more information (details below).
Lutheran Nurse of the Year
The Lutheran Nurses Association of Australia (LNAA) has established a Lutheran Nurse of the Year award. The recipient will be announced each year on International Nurses Day (12 May), beginning 2020.