Board member recruitment


National Board vacancies

National Board appointments are made by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council), under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (the National Law), as in force in each state and territory.

Vacancies on National Boards are published on this web page. Interested people are invited to apply.

For further information, or to receive notice of advertised vacancies, please contact Statutory Appointments.


National Board  Vacancy  Open date  Closing date  Status 
Paramedicine Board of Australia  Call for persons interested in being appointed to the inaugural Paramedicine Board of Australia  28 April 2017  12 June 2017  Ministerial Council announced appointments - see communique
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia
  • Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
  • Chiropractic Board of Australia
  • Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia
  • Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Osteopathy Board of Australia
Practitioner members

Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Practitioner members

Call for applications for practitioner members on the Chiropractic Board of Australia

Call for applications for practitioner members on the Osteopathy Board of Australia
17 February 2017 7 April 2017 Final stages: advice with government (July 2017)

State, territory and regional board vacancies

The National Law provides for a National Board to establish state and territory boards to exercise its functions in the jurisdiction in a way that provides an effective and timely local response to health practitioners and other persons in the jurisdiction.

Some National Boards have state or territory boards in each jurisdiction; some have state boards and multi-jurisdictional regional boards; and others do not have state or territory boards.

These boards make individual registration and notification decisions, based on national policies and standards set by the relevant National Board. The National Board delegates the necessary powers to the state and territory boards.

When a vacancy is identified, AHPRA invites interested people to apply and details are published on this website.

State, Territory or Region National Board Vacancy Open date Closing date Status 
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
Nursing and Midwifery Call for applications for appointment to the state and territory boards of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 25 November 2017 12 January 2018 Open
Northern Territory Medical Board

Nursing and Midwifery
Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Medical Board of Australia

Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

27 April 2017  11 May 2017  In Progress
Australian Capital Territory
Nursing and Midwifery  Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Medical Board of Australia  27 April 2017  11 May 2017 In Progress
Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania, Victoria Psychology Board Call for applications for practitioner and community members on the Psychology Board of Australia
27  April 2017  11 May 2017 In Progress
 
 
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