Victorian Perioperative Nurses Group SIG

Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups meetings, Events and Conferences

The VPNG is committed to achieving and promoting the professional and educational interest of nurses engaged in perioperative nursing.


Membership of the VPNG is open to all registered nurses and enrolled nurses interested in or engaged in the practice of perioperative nursing. Become a member


  • Fostering the development, promotion and implementation of the philosophy, policies and standards of the Australian College of Operating Room Nurses Limited (ACORN Ltd.)
  • The provision of forums for networking and the sharing of information and ideas between members
  • The provision of financial support for educational opportunities and research activities
  • Raising awareness of issues of contemporary nursing practice
  • Raising the profile of VPNG and its members within the wider community


Enquiries: Raechel Richards
Phone 1300 721 169