Be part of making a difference for your profession. Aside from all the personal benefits of union membership like expert advice and exclusive discounts, your membership helps all of your colleagues across Queensland to achieve improved conditions and wages.

Membership is free for all students with no paid nursing or aged care work, as per the QNMU Students policy.*

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Our one-stop CPD portal offers QNMU members a range of resources to help meet your CPD requirements. This includes free access to a bespoke learning management system built for nurses and midwives, with up-to-date specialist content developed by qualified healthcare and legal experts.

Expert advice with hotline support

Our Member Connect team are just a phone call away if members need help or advice. All Member Connect staff are nurses or midwives with decades of combined experience. 

Free advice and representation for work related matters

Members get access to a range of industrial and legal experts for work-related matters at no extra charge such as:

  • wage claims
  • unfair dismissal
  • workers compensation
  • complaints to the OHO or AHPRA
  • problems with applications for registration, renewal and re-entry
  • professional misconduct charges
  • AHPRA investigations
  • coronial investigations and inquests.

QNMU Events

QNMU Events  are a great way to get involved in our union, as well as grow your professional voice and network and build your CPD. 


Exclusive benefits and discounts

Being part of the collective buying power of over 70,000 members means that you get access to exclusive discounts through Union Shopper, New Daily Media, and Union Health. With discounts on groceries, white goods, electronics and more, QNMU membership gives you the most bang for your buck.

Study and career resources

Free training and education delivered in-person
Our extensive training program is offered to members right across Queensland. It’s all free and counts towards CPD, not to mention the added boost to your resume.

Stay up to date with what’s going on in nursing and midwifery, including campaigns, health care trends and success stories. Our flagship magazine, InScope, is delivered to members quarterly.

Student Fees



Direct debit

Direct debit

Full-time student (no paid nursing work and no nursing qualifications)




Student: working up to 16 hours per week as an AIN or PC




Fees are based on your classification and an average of the actual hours you work, working out to around 1% of your income (on a tax deductible basis). Please ensure you are paying the correct membership fee . Paying an incorrect fee can affect your industrial and professional coverage.

A QNMU  “student member”  means a member who is: 

*  Undertaking in a full-time capacity an accredited undergraduate nursing and/or midwifery course through university or Technical and Further Education (TAFE) that upon completion will result in registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency;

*  Who is not engaged in nursing/midwifery work; and

* Has no nursing and/or midwifery qualifications.