Mates of CRANAplus

Becoming a ‘Mate’ of CRANAplus is a unique membership category, to formally acknowledge the links between CRANAplus and your organisation, business or consultancy.

It describes a relationship of mutual benefit between entities who support the behaviours, values and activities of the other.

Mates of CRANAplus receive the following benefits:

Raising your organisational profile through access to wide networks within the industry by;

  • Your logo displayed as a supporter of CRANAplus on a designated page of the CRANAplus Website
  • Your logo displayed as a supporter of CRANAplus and remote & Isolated Health in the CRANAplus quarterly Magazine (circulation 15000)
  • Your organisation promoted through our e-newsletter the CRANApulse reaching over 8000 individuals, corporate members and stakeholders each week

Acknowledgement of your ‘Mates’ status ;

  • Your organisation will receive an embossed Certificate of Mateship
  • Conditional use of the special “Mates of CRANAplus’ logo to display your support for the remote & isolated health industry
  • Copies of the CRANAplus Magazine

Additionally, Mates of CRANAplus may negotiate the following arrangement:

  • Reduced rates for Advertising to our niche membership, stakeholders and broader remote and isolated health industry
  • Reduced rates on trade displays and advertising through the annual CRANAplus conference
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Access to mentoring
  • Consultancy; on remote and isolated health, education, governance and management
  • Branding opportunities (e.g. financial sponsoring of CRANAplus training equipment, scholarships and grants)
  • Branding opportunities through In-kind sponsorship

* Mates of CRANAplus;

  • do not have any individual membership rights
  • are not eligible to nominate for the Board of Directors or vote.
  • Staff of organisations that are Mates of CRANAplus do not have access to ‘corporate membership rates’.

To become a “Mate“ , fees are dependent on a number of factors, including NFP status, existing in-kind relationships and the characteristics of your Business.

To discuss further about becoming a Mate of CRANAplus, please contact the Manager of Communications and Marketing to discuss on 08 8408 8200.

Our Mates Members

  1. National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN)

    The National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN) represents the future of rural health in Australia. It has more than 9,000 members who belong to 28 university Rural Health Clubs from all states and territories. It is Australia’s only multi-disciplinary student health network, bringing together people studying medicine, nursing and allied health, encouraging them to pursue rural health careers.


  2. Country Women’s Association of Australia (CWAA)

    The Country Women’s Association of Australia (CWAA) advances the rights and equity of women, families and communities through advocacy and empowerment, especially for those living in regional, rural and remote Australia.

  3. The Australasian College of Health Service Management

    The Australasian College of Health Service Management (‘The College’) is the peak professional body for health managers in Australasia and brings together health leaders to learn, network and share ideas.

    02 8753 5100

  4. The Lowitja Institute

    The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. We are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation working for the health and wellbeing of Australia's First Peoples through high impact quality research, knowledge translation, and by supporting a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.

    03 8341 5555

  5. AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities)

    AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities) is a national not-for-profit charity that uses a One Health approach to coordinate veterinary and education programs in Indigenous communities. Our One Health approach recognises the inextricable links between human, animal and environmental health and wellbeing. By working with remote Indigenous communities to improve the health of their pets, we are helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities.

    08 8948 1768

  6. Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

    The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, we contribute to 'closing the gap' in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. The HealthInfoNet is headed up by Professor Neil Drew.

    (08) 9370 6336

  7. Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association (CARPA)

    The Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association (CARPA) supports primary health care in remote Indigenous Australia. We develop resources, support education and professional development. We also contribute to the governance of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals suite.

  8. Heart Support Australia

    Heart Support Australia is the national not-for-profit heart patient support organisation. Through peer support, information and encouragement we help Australians affected by heart conditions achieve excellent health outcomes.

    02 6253 0097

  9. HESTA

    HESTA is the industry super fund dedicated to health and community services. Since 1987, HESTA has grown to become the largest super fund dedicated to this industry.

    1800 813 327

  10. The Nurses’ Memorial Foundation of South Australia Limited.

    Originally the Royal British Nurses Association (SA Branch from 1901), promotes Nurse Practice, education and wellbeing of Nurses in adversity. It provides AWARDS in recognition of scholastic achievements, GRANTS for nursing research, SCHOLARSHIPS for advancing nursing practice and education, and FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE in times of illness and adversity. For more information go to our website.

  11. National Centre for Farmer Health

    ‘The National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) is a partnership between Western District Health Service and Deakin University and is based in Hamilton, Western Victoria. Established in 2008, the Centre encompasses university research, service delivery and education that provides leadership in improving the health, wellbeing and safety of farm men and women, their families and rural communities across Australia and globally.

    03 5551 8533