Courses for January-June 2023 are now available on our website.

Members can book immediately. Non-members from midday September 30.

Nurses Memorial Foundation of SA Grants

Thanks to the generosity of the Nurses Memorial Foundation of South Australia Inc., we are able to offer a limited number of grants to assist CRANAplus members (registered as a nurse and/or midwife and working in a remote/rural area) to attend our courses. The funds make learning accessible by contributing to the fees and costs associated with course attendance. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses are strongly encouraged to apply.

Round 1 Applications: From 11 January to 30 June 2022 for courses being held during same period.

Round 2 Applications: From 1 July to 31 December 2022 for courses being held during same period.


Country Women’s Association Rural & Remote Nursing/Midwifery PD Grant

Applications closed for 2022

The CWA PD Grant, in collaboration with CWA NSW, supports the development of rural and remote health professionals and students, particularly nurses and midwives. Applications are open to Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives and Enrolled Nurses who currently live in a rural or remote setting classified MMM 4-7, who work in a clinical role and are enrolled in a program of study, course, intensive or placement to gain new skills and knowledge relevant to their practice and setting. The PD activity must be undertaken within 12 months of application closing date. Applications close June 30 2022.

Remote Area Nursing Pathway Program Grant

Applications closed for 2022.

Are you an RN transitioning to remote practice or a rural RN with a plan to do so? Rural and new-to-remote RNs are encouraged to apply for the nine-month CRANAplus Remote Area Nursing Pathway Program which commences in June 2022 and is presently available to recipients of the Remote Area Nursing Pathway Program Grant.

The program builds clinical skills, resilience, and cultural safety; provides a pathway to a sustainable remote nursing career; increases employment opportunities; and paves the way for lifelong learning and professional development. For more information on what the program includes, click here.

Thanks to the support of the Nurses Memorial Foundation of South Australia, CRANAplus will waive course fees for successful grant recipients. A $500 bursary will be provided for each face-to-face course to assist with travel and accommodation costs. To be eligible for this grant, you must be an RN and a CRANAplus member currently employed in a rural or remote setting. Applications close May 31 2022.