ACM advocates for women to have their companion of choice present through pregnancy, labour and birth.
RANZCOG and ACM urge pregnant women to ensure their COVID-19 vaccination is up to date.
Early skin to skin contact, delayed cord clamping, rooming in with well, healthy term babies and breastfeeding are still recommended for new mothers with COVID-19 infection.
ACM supports the Commonwealth’s decision to extend the current insurance exemption for
privately practising midwives offering homebirth care for an additional two years to 2023.
ACM is delighted with the recent change to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Research
May 5 is International Day of the Midwife.
ACM celebrates midwives for all they do each and everyday.
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) announces the resignation of the CEO, Mr Luke Williamson.
Australian midwives and doctors have urged acceleration of efforts to help Papua New Guinea as the
country faces a growing COVID crisis.
Women denied access to showers and water immersion at some maternity hospitals due to
unsubstantiated risk of COVID-19 transmission
Uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has been challenging for everyone, but as Australia began to
shut down and social distancing became the new norm.
May 5 is the International Day of the Midwife and in this, the International Year
of the Midwife and the Nurse
In response to the current health crisis, the related health advice and recommendations for social
distancing Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
Winners of the ACM Annual Awards had their honours bestowed upon them at The Arts Centre
Melbourne on Friday night. It was an exciting night of celebration with finalists recognised for
their exceptional contribution to midwifery and to mothers a
The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance (APTBPA) released a statement on Friday
regarding the considerable body of evidence that shows a reduction in preterm birth for
women who experience continuity of care from a known midwife.
The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance recommends midwifery continuity of care
as a key strategy to prevent preterm birth in Australia.
The Board of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is delighted to announce that Luke Williamson
has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
ACM CEO Ann Kinnear retires after a sterling career in midwifery, championing and leading across
management, regulation and governance as well as shaping Australian health policies.
Cairns public hospital has recommitted to supporting Bachelor of Midwifery students in
Cairns from Charles Darwin University by providing opportunities for clinical placements
Nurses and midwives are calling on all governments to work with our professions to support the health and
wellbeing of our communities.
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is proud to announce that the jointly
developed Position Statement ‘Clinical Supervision for Nurses and Midwives’ has been
formally launched today