Rachel Cross (BN, RN, GradCertEmergNurse, MNP, PhD Candidate)

National Lead for the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia Trauma Nursing Program (CENA TNP).

Rachel is an emergency and trauma nurse with over 15 years experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Rachel currently works in Melbourne Victoria. Rachel has held leadership positions in education in both healthcare organisational environments and the higher education sector. Rachel is also a lecturer in nursing at La Trobe University. Rachel holds membership on varying CENA committees including; Victorian CENA branch, CENA National Education Committee and the CENA TNP Steering Committee.

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Kate Fuller (BN, RN, GradCertCritCare, MNCritCare)

Kate is an emergency nurse in a regional Victoria Emergency Department (ED), and currently holds a leadership position in education in the ED. Kate also currently holds educator positions with La Trobe University and Monash University, educating to both medical and nursing undergraduate and postgraduate students. Kate was the recipient of the CENA Emergency Nurse of the Year Award in 2011.

Katie East (QLD)

Katie is an experienced clinical nurse working at Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department and a sessional academic at Griffith University and Southern Cross University.  Katie is a qualified rural and isolated practice nurse that is passionate about quality healthcare access in rural areas.

Antony Robinson (NT)

Hi. I’ve loved emergency nursing ever since my first taster during undergraduate placements at Logan Hospital, Queensland. Unfortunately I didn’t get straight into E.D., so worked in ICU and then overseas in England, Solomon Islands and Timor Leste. Now in Darwin as E.D. Education CNC,

TNP Steering Committee Members

Rachel Cross
National CENA TNP Lead | VIC


Brooke Alexander
Member | VIC


Patricia Allen
Branch Committee Member | TAS

Julie Finucane
Branch Committee Member | QLD


Jane Mateer
Member | VIC

Sharon Johnson
Member | NSW


Jenni Ward
Member | QLD