VPNG has restructured to move from being an unincorporated entity to become a Company incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). With the registration of the Company changes have been made to the current VPNG. A Board of Directors has been established and is made up of the following positions:

President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer

The Directors have established Sub-Committees which include: Education Subcommittee, Communications Subcommittee and Events Subcommittee.


Directors – Victorian Perioperative Nurses Group
President Karolin King
Vice President Kate Mitchell
Honorary Treasurer Helen Parr
Acting Honorary Secretary Michelle Hibberson


Administration Officer Raechel Richards
Committee Members
Education Subcommittee Communication Subcommittee Events Subcommittee
Jane Thomas (Lead) Smitha Sebastian (Lead) Tarryn Armour (Lead)
Rebecca Donald Jennifer-Maree Gamble Kerry Pontin
Eden Hall John Paul Sowards Karolin King
Kate Mitchell Elyse Coffey Helen Parr
Lisa Tricarico Michelle Hibberson
Audit process

Please find a Bulletin Notice for Members regarding a change of auditor.



The VPNG 67th Annual General Meeting was held at the State Conference on Saturday, 19th August 2023.

Please feel free to view the 2023 VPNG AGM Minutes of Meeting (incl Auditor Report)



Please feel free to view or download the VPNG Constitution.


Social media Guidelines

For VPNG social media guidelines, please refer to ACORN social media guidelines.

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The Victorian Perioperative Nurses Group acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional owners of the land and acknowledges and pays respects to the Elders past, present and emerging.

VPNG is comitted to safe and inclusive workplaces, policies and services for people of LGBTIQ communities and their families.

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