News

Read the latest news from AHPRA and catch up on previous news releases. For media enquiries relating to AHPRA and the Boards phone (03) 8708 9200.   

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News from AHPRA

15 Nov 2017

2016/17 AHPRA Annual Report now published

The Annual Report for AHPRA and the National Boards for the year to 30 June 2017 is now available to view online.
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14 Nov 2017

Keeping patients safer: Australian-UK research collaboration shapes the future of regulation

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the United Kingdom are meeting for a Research Seminar this week (15 November 2017) in Melbourne to target the issue of patient safety in practitioner regulation head on.
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14 Nov 2017

Powerful partnership to tackle improper PED prescriptions

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) designed to enhance cooperation in investigative activities.
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13 Nov 2017

Our recommendations to improve accreditation in the National Scheme

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and 13 National Boards have today published our joint submission to the Independent Accreditation Systems Review draft report (the draft report).
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02 Nov 2017

Health practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Health practitioners across 12 professions have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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25 Oct 2017

National regulation of paramedicine moves a step closer

The national regulation of paramedicine moves a step closer with the appointment of the first Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board).
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13 Oct 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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11 Oct 2017

Final-year students invited to apply for registration online now

Students who are in their final year of study to become a health practitioner should apply for registration online now.
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04 Oct 2017

Australian-first with corporation fined $127,500 for unlawful advertising

In an Australian-first, Wellness Enterprises Pty Limited, which traded as Australian Male Hormone Clinic, has been fined $127,500 plus costs after being found guilty and convicted of 17 charges related to unlawful advertising of regulated health services.
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02 Oct 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Committee to oversee assessment of overseas qualified nurses and midwives.
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15 Sep 2017

National Boards fees published for 2017/2018

Registration fees have now been published for 2017/2018 including eight professions for which fees have been frozen.
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15 Sep 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee of the Optometry Board of Australia.
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14 Sep 2017

NMBA asks nurses and students to ‘take notice’ as student nurse and registered nurse appear in court

A Victorian woman has pleaded guilty to claiming to be a registered nurse when she was a student and a second woman has pleaded guilty of supporting her to do so.
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12 Sep 2017

Communiqué - meeting with the Australian Dental Association on notifications

Senior leaders from the Dental Board, AHPRA and Australian Dental Association (ADA) met to discuss how notifications are managed in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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11 Sep 2017

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest for appointment to AHPRA Community Reference Group.
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07 Sep 2017

Legislative changes welcomed to establish a new National Board for paramedicine and provide stronger protection for the public

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and National Boards welcome the passage of legislative reforms to establish the Paramedicine Board of Australia and introduce additional measures to protect the public.
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05 Sep 2017

Co-Chairs announced to help lead the way for the first ever National Scheme Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health strategy

The National Scheme is pleased to announce the appointment of co-Chairs for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy group.
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30 Aug 2017

Predatory chiropractor will never practise again

The Chiropractic Board and AHPRA have succeeded in permanently cancelling a chiropractor’s registration after they brought disciplinary proceedings to the South Australian tribunal.
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09 Aug 2017

AHPRA lays charges for advertising

AHPRA has charged a New South Wales corporation with breaching the National Law1 prohibition on misleading advertising of regulated health services.
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04 Aug 2017

Significant progress made on chaperone recommendations

The MBA and AHPRA have released a status report on the implementation of the recommendations from the Independent review of the use of chaperones.
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21 Jul 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Registration and Notification Committee of the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
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18 Jul 2017

Statement on ABC 7.30 Report

Our primary objective, working with 14 national health practitioner boards, is to ensure the protection of the public. We can and do take regulatory action when we receive a notification (complaint) about individual registered health practitioners to ensure patient safety.
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13 Jul 2017

Counsellor fined for posing as a psychologist to a vulnerable family

Court fines a Victorian man holding himself out as a registered psychologist.
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03 Jul 2017

Working together to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patient safety

AHPRA and National Boards mark NAIDOC week by reaffirming their commitment to an Australia-wide National Scheme Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health strategy.
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30 Jun 2017

Former medical practitioner admits to practising while unregistered

A former medical practitioner in New South Wales has been successfully prosecuted for holding out as a registered medical practitioner when they were not.
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29 Jun 2017

AHPRA and Board hold ‘commercially predatory exploitative’ chiropractor to account

Keeping the public safe is an absolute priority for the Chiropractic Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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27 Jun 2017

New Agency Management Committee members welcomed

AHPRA is pleased to welcome Agency Management Committee appointments and reappointments announced by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council.
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29 May 2017

Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee membership announced

AHPRA is pleased to announce appointments to the Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee.
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17 May 2017

Registration opens for CLEAR

The Fifth International Congress on Professional and Occupational Regulation will be held this November in Melbourne, Australia.
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11 May 2017

Repeat offender fined

A man in Western Australia has been convicted of holding himself out as a registered optometrist while not being registered under the National Law1 for a second time.
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11 May 2017

AHPRA and Medical Board note Senate report

Senate Standing Committee on Community affairs report into complaints management.
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11 May 2017

Update on the investigations into chemotherapy under dosing in South Australia

A number of investigations have concluded about registered health practitioners in South Australia relating to chemotherapy under dosing.
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09 May 2017

Communique - meeting with the AMA on notifications

Leaders of the Medical Board, AHPRA and the AMA met to discuss how notifications are managed in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme. See report.
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28 Apr 2017

Call for applications

Call for persons interested in being appointed to the inaugural Paramedicine Board of Australia
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27 Apr 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the State and Territory Boards of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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27 Apr 2017

Tribunal cancels registration, orders medical practitioner to pay costs

On 24 April 2014, the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) received a notification alleging that Dr Gregory Duck, a medical practitioner, had bought lingerie for a patient, taken photographs of her while she was wearing the lingerie and inappropriately prescribed the patient medication. 
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20 Apr 2017

Responsible advertising of health services: Practitioners reminded about their legal obligations on advertising

Registered practitioners are reminded to check, correct and comply with their professional and legal advertising obligations.
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11 Apr 2017

Medical Board and AHPRA adopt all recommendations of chaperone report

The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) today released the report Independent review of the use of chaperones to protect patients in Australia and have accepted all its recommendations.
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03 Apr 2017

AHPRA successfully prosecutes NSW fake doctor and welcomes proposed new powers

Mr Shyam Acharya, who claimed to be UK based doctor Dr Sarang Chitale while practising as a medical practitioner, received a criminal conviction today in a New South Wales court.
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30 Mar 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the National Boards regulating health professions across Australia.
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29 Mar 2017

Psychologists: beware of hoax email

Psychologists are warned that a hoax email is being sent which pretends to be from AHPRA.
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24 Mar 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory committees of the National Board.
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14 Mar 2017

Advice to patients about unregistered person who was presenting themselves as a doctor at Werribee clinic

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is investigating an unregistered person who may have consulted with patients from January 2013 to October 2016 from a clinic in Werribee.
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14 Mar 2017

Regulating health professions in 2015/16: National Board reports now published

Annual report summaries for each of the 14 professions regulated under the National Health Practitioner Regulation Law, as in force in each state and territory, have now been published online.
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10 Mar 2017

Update on the status of investigations - health practitioners associated with Djerriwarrh Health Services (Bacchus Marsh)

In 2015 the Department of Health and Human Services (the Department) in Victoria was alerted to a cluster of potentially avoidable newborn and stillborn deaths at Bacchus Marsh Hospital (Djerriwarrh Health Services).
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08 Mar 2017

First national health support service for nurses and midwives launches today

Nurses and midwives now have 24 hour access to confidential health support anywhere in Australia, after an independent health service launched today.
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03 Mar 2017

New accreditation publications about costs and international accreditation systems

Two new papers have been published today about key aspects of the accreditation functions under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme).
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23 Feb 2017

Did you find what you needed to know about making a complaint or raising a concern?

AHPRA has launched a new survey to find out if people are getting the information they need from the new complaints and concerns area of the website.
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17 Feb 2017

State and Territory - call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the State and Territory Boards of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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17 Feb 2017

Call for applications - National Boards

Call for applications for appointment to the National Boards regulating health professions across Australia.
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15 Feb 2017

NSW chiropractor who claimed cancer cure convicted in landmark case

A New South Wales chiropractor has been convicted of false advertising after he claimed to be able to prevent, treat and cure cancer in his advertising.
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01 Feb 2017

Honour for AHPRA Agency Management Committee member

A member of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Management Committee has been recognised in the Australia Day honours.
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23 Jan 2017

Public consultation now open for codes of conduct for nurses and midwives

Today the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) opened public consultation on the revised Code of conduct for nurses and Code of conduct for midwives (the Codes).
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16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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05 Jan 2017

AHPRA note report into the performance of the Health Ombudsman's functions

We note the release on 16 December 2016 of the Queensland Government’s Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee report on their inquiry into the performance of the Health Ombudsman's functions pursuant to section 179 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013.
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News Archives

2016

21 Dec 2016

AHPRA Performance Report July-September 2016

The July to September 2016 quarterly performance reports for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards are now available.
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09 Dec 2016

Guidance issued on endorsements about scheduled medicines

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has recently endorsed Guidance for National Boards: Applications to the Ministerial Council for approval of endorsements in relation to scheduled medicines under section 14 of the National Law1 (the Guidance).
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02 Dec 2016

Report on complaints noted

We note the report on the medical complaints process and are taking action to do our part to address bullying and harassment.
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01 Dec 2016

Revised Recency of practice registration standard takes effect

The revised Recency of practice registration standard for four registered health professions takes effect from today.
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30 Nov 2016

‘No excuse’ says Board as court fines social worker for claiming to be a psychologist

AHPRA, on behalf of the Psychology Board of Australia, has successfully prosecuted a social worker for claiming to be a psychologist.
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29 Nov 2016

Statement of Agreed Principles on a Respectful Culture in Medicine

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA has signed up to the NSW Health Statement of Agreed Principles on a respectful culture in medicine.
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24 Nov 2016

Board endorses doctors giving dietary advice

Informed community debate about public health issues is vital.
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21 Nov 2016

Health practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Health practitioners across 12 professions have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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16 Nov 2016

Statement from Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA

Regulating health practitioners is an essential safeguard to protect patients.
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16 Nov 2016

Misuse of protected title ‘occupational therapist’ successfully prosecuted

AHPRA has successfully prosecuted an unregistered practitioner for the misuse of the protected title ‘occupational therapist’.
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10 Nov 2016

Annual Report reveals continued growth in health professions providing services across Australia

More than 657,000 health practitioners are now registered as part of Australia’s national registration and accreditation scheme, as detailed in the 2015/16 annual report published today by AHPRA, representing a growth of 20,000 more health practitioners over the past year.
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21 Oct 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to AHPRA Agency Management Committee.
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21 Oct 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the National Boards regulating health professions across Australia.
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17 Oct 2016

Final-year students invited to apply for registration online now

Students who are in their final year of study to become a health practitioner should apply for registration online now.
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10 Oct 2016

Online renewal is now open for 12 health professions

More than 167,000 health practitioners are due to renew registration by 30 November.
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04 Oct 2016

Fake nurse Nicholas Crawford convicted and ordered to pay over $40,000

A 31-year-old Darwin man has been convicted and fined a total of $33,500 for falsely claiming to be a registered nurse and ordered to pay an additional $8,250 in costs.
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27 Sep 2016

One week to go to have your say on the use of chaperones

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) are reminding the public there is one week left for them to have their say on the use of chaperones to protect patients.
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21 Sep 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Accreditation Committee’s list of approved accreditation assessors
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20 Sep 2016

AHPRA and Medical Board host international conference

Experienced medical regulators, academics and educators from around the world will gather in Melbourne from today at IAMRA2016 - the 12th conference of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities.
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05 Sep 2016

Have your say: Independent review invites submissions on the use of chaperones

Submissions are invited for an independent review on the use of chaperones to protect Australian patients, with detailed terms of reference being published today.
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01 Sep 2016

National Boards fees set for 2016/17

National Boards have announced practitioner registration fees for 2016/17, including 4 Boards that have reduced fees, 4 which have frozen fees and 4 which have limited fee increases to no more than indexation.
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25 Aug 2016

Our recommendations to improve the Health Complaints Management System in Queensland

AHPRA and the National Boards’ joint submission to the Queensland Parliamentary Committee’s inquiry into the performance of the Queensland Health Ombudsman’s (OHO) functions has been published. 
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25 Aug 2016

Regulatory information can safeguard patients: How analysis of unique regulatory data delivers improved outcomes

Today, Australia’s leading health and regulatory minds met to discuss the latest on Australia’s globally unique system for regulating health practitioners and how future work could result in safer healthcare for all of us.
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10 Aug 2016

Independent review on chaperoning

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have patient and public safety as their number one objective.
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02 Aug 2016

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia have a clear focus on public and patient safety.
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01 Aug 2016

Charges laid for false and misleading advertising

AHPRA has charged a New South Wales chiropractor with breaching advertising requirements, alleging his website advertised chiropractic services in a way that was likely to be false, misleading or deceptive.
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01 Aug 2016

Registered psychologists: beware of hoax email purporting to be from the Psychology Board of Australia

We have recently been alerted that an email with the subject line: ‘AHPRA approval of revised general registration standard’ seemingly from the email address noreply@psychologyboard.gov.au has been received by some psychology practitioners.
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29 Jul 2016

Communique - AHPRA and the Chiropractic Board of Australia Advertising Forum

On Thursday 28 July 2016, leaders in regulation, consumer protection, professional education, public health, the chiropractic profession, and insurance came together at an Advertising Forum in Melbourne to share their perspectives on advertising by chiropractors.
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22 Jul 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the role of Chair to the Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee.
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12 Jul 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Dental Board of Australia’s list of approved members for equivalence assessment panels
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11 Jul 2016

Unregistered nurse convicted and fined by court

A New South Wales man has been fined $10,000 and received a criminal conviction after knowingly and recklessly holding out as a registered nurse.
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04 Jul 2016

New quarterly performance reports available

The January to March 2016 quarterly performance reports for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards are now available.
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14 Jun 2016

Unregistered psychologist convicted and fined by court

A South Australian man has received a $7,500 fine and a criminal conviction for knowingly and recklessly using the title “psychologist” in breach of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).
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09 Jun 2016

Statement on Bacchus Marsh Hospital

The statement yesterday by Victorian Health Minister, The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, on the review of stillborn and newborn deaths at Djerriwarrh Health Services going back to 2001 underlines the importance of AHPRA’s investigations into individual health practitioners.
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08 Jun 2016

Imposter nurse pleads guilty in South Australian Magistrates Court

A South Australian woman has received a $7,000 fine and a criminal conviction after pleading guilty in the Adelaide Magistrates Court to using the protected title of ‘registered nurse’ and for holding out that she was a registered nurse, contrary to the National Law1.
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08 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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20 May 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards regulating health professions across Australia
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18 May 2016

Nurses and midwives reminded to renew by 31 May

Nurses and midwives have two weeks to renew registration and avoid paying a late fee.
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16 May 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia
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13 May 2016

AHPRA prosecutes former doctor

AHPRA, on behalf of the Medical Board of Australia, has successfully prosecuted a former doctor.
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06 May 2016

Response to letter from Victorian Minister for Health The Hon Jill Hennessy MP

We recognise and understand the Minister’s concerns in relation to recent reports that chiropractors in Victoria may be performing unproven and potentially unsafe procedures on young children and infants and chiropractors advising parents against vaccinating their children.
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29 Apr 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications to the New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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26 Apr 2016

If chiropractic advertising doesn’t meet legal obligations, we will take action

The Chiropractic Board of Australia and AHPRA will, in the most serious cases, prosecute chiropractors who are breaching their legal obligations and refusing to correct their advertising.
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22 Apr 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest – Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia
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14 Apr 2016

PowerPoint to help students understand regulation of pharmacists

The path from study to a career in pharmacy and the requirements for registration are now explained in a PowerPoint.
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13 Apr 2016

Board infographic shows a pharmacist’s obligations

An infographic showing the obligations of a registered pharmacist has been published today by the Pharmacy Board of Australia (the Board).
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07 Apr 2016

Greater awareness needed: Dangers of button battery ingestion

If swallowed, lithium button batteries (also known as ‘disc batteries’) can cause serious chemical burns or death.
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06 Apr 2016

AHPRA releases quarterly performance reports

New information about the performance of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards in each state and territory has been released today to improve transparency and accountability.
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30 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chinese Medicine Accreditation Committee
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30 Mar 2016

Online renewal for nurses and midwives is now open

Online renewal is now open for nurses and midwives registered to practise in Australia.
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24 Mar 2016

Coroner's Court recommendations

The coronial inquest into the death of Ms Caroline Lovell has made a number of recommendations for AHPRA and the NMBA.
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24 Mar 2016

Tribunal acts on Board's call to cancel registration

A tribunal has acted on a call by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) to cancel the registration of a medical practitioner.
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23 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Dental Board of Australia’s list of approved members for assessment panels
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22 Mar 2016

AHPRA welcomes Victorian hospital safety and quality review

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) looks forward to contributing to the review of hospital safety and quality assurance in Victoria that was recently commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services in the light of the tragic deaths of babies at Bacchus Marsh Hospital (Djerriwarrh Health). 
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22 Mar 2016

Briefing: Review of notification systems and processes in Victoria

An effective and timely system for managing concerns about regulated health practitioners is critical for public safety.
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18 Mar 2016

Fake nurse jailed for four years

A South Australian woman who had falsely claimed to be a registered nurse was jailed today for four years with a non-parole period of 14 months.
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18 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards regulating health professions across Australia. 
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16 Mar 2016

Renewal of registration explained in video for nurses and midwives

A video explaining the renewal of registration process for nurses and midwives was launched today.
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08 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Registration and Notifications Committee of the Optometry Board of Australia.
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08 Mar 2016

AHPRA responds to critique of the national registration scheme for health professionals

AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher has written an opinion piece for Croakey, outlining the benefits of the National Scheme.
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08 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Podiatry Board of Australia’s list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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07 Mar 2016

Chiropractors must ensure their advertising is within the law

The Chiropractic Board of Australia, which regulates Australia’s 5,000 chiropractors, has today released a statement reinforcing that practitioners need to ensure their advertising complies with the requirements of the National Law, or they risk prosecution and disciplinary action.1
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19 Feb 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chiropractic Board of Australia; list of approved mentors
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16 Feb 2016

Lessons for all in system failures at Djerriwarrh

Australia’s health practitioner regulator says there are lessons for everyone in the tragedy at the Djerriwarrh Health Service and that AHPRA is doing its part to address the system failures that let patients down.
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12 Feb 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications to the Tasmanian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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02 Feb 2016

Revised registration standards published

Revised registration standards for six registered health professions have been published this week.
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21 Jan 2016

Tribunal reprimands psychologist, finds unprofessional conduct

A tribunal has reprimanded a psychologist and found she engaged in unprofessional conduct for failing to disclose being convicted of driving-related offences.
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20 Jan 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Podiatry Board of Australia’s list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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19 Jan 2016

AHPRA prosecutes former doctor

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is prosecuting a former doctor for claiming to be a registered medical practitioner.
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18 Jan 2016

AHPRA and Chiropractic Board take action on false or misleading advertising

The Chiropractic Board of Australia and AHPRA are working with other regulators to act on concerns about potentially false or misleading advertising by a small number of chiropractors.
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15 Jan 2016

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner for professional misconduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has found Dr Andrew Carl Schneider, an anaesthetist, engaged in professional misconduct.
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07 Jan 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for applications – Queensland Board Member vacancy
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05 Jan 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest - Overseas Qualified Psychologists Assessment Advisory Committee of the Psychology Board of Australia
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01 Jan 2016

Apologies, we made an error

We mistakenly sent emails to some currently registered nurses and/or midwives. We are sorry for any inconvenience or confusion this caused.
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2015

31 Dec 2015

Obligations for employers of health practitioners

If you employ registered health practitioners, you have an important obligation to ensure that they hold current registration and that you understand your mandatory notification requirements under the National Law1.
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30 Dec 2015

Tribunal affirms Board decision to refuse registration

A tribunal has affirmed a decision by the Psychology Board of Australia to refuse registration to a man who applied for registration 18 years after practising as a psychologist for three and a half months.
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22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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22 Dec 2015

New video about the National Psychology Exam

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) has released a video providing information about the National Psychology Exam and what registrants need to do in order to prepare for the exam.
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16 Dec 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications from community members to the New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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15 Dec 2015

Board resources explain medical radiation practitioner obligations in the National Scheme

The obligations of registered medical radiation practitioners are now explained in a video and infographic.
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10 Dec 2015

Revised standards for PII arrangements published today

A revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements has today been published by eight National Boards regulating Australian registered health practitioners.
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10 Dec 2015

Tribunal reprimands nurse for theft and forged prescription

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse and found she engaged in professional misconduct for stealing a blank prescription and forging a prescription for a drug of dependence.
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04 Dec 2015

New information for osteopathy students and graduates

From today, osteopathy students and graduates have a new way of finding out about becoming a registered osteopath.
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04 Dec 2015

Supreme Court dismisses doctor’s application for judicial review

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has dismissed a doctor’s application for judicial review of a decision of the Medical Board of Australia Performance and Professional Standards Panel.
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04 Dec 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia’s list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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02 Dec 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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01 Dec 2015

Revised registration standards take effect today

Revised registration standards for nine registered health professions take effect from today.
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27 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Australian Capital Territory, South Australian and Victorian Boards of the Medical Board of Australia.
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27 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Queensland Board and Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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27 Nov 2015

New information for pharmacy students and graduates

From today, pharmacy students and graduates have a new way of finding out about becoming a registered pharmacist.
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25 Nov 2015

QCAT disqualifies former nurse from registration for 10 years

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a former registered nurse engaged in professional misconduct and banned her from applying for registration for 10 years.
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24 Nov 2015

National Boards and AHPRA publish health profession agreements

The National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreements (HPAs) for 2015/16.
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24 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands doctor, orders counselling

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has reprimanded Dr Andrew Alfred George Leggett, a psychiatrist and ordered him to undertake counselling, for having a personal and sexual relationship with a former patient.
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24 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands surgeon for unprofessional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has reprimanded Dr Chitrakanti Kapadia, a specialist surgeon for unprofessional conduct, for failing to disclose information to the Medical Board of Australia (Board) when applying to renew his medical registration.
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20 Nov 2015

Health practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Time is running out for health practitioners across 12 professions to renew registration with their National Board before it expires.
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20 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands doctor, orders conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (SAT) has reprimanded, fined and ordered conditions to be imposed on the registration of Dr Ross Jose a general practitioner.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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18 Nov 2015

Tribunal finds doctor engaged in professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (Tribunal) has found Dr Premanandan Vayal Veettil, who works in general practice, guilty of unsatisfactory professional performance and professional misconduct.
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18 Nov 2015

Tribunal suspends doctor, limits practice

A tribunal has suspended a doctor’s registration for six months, ordered him to never again see female patients and found that he engaged in both professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year students urged to apply for registration now

AHPRA is now calling for online applications for registration from students who are in their final year of an approved program of study.
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16 Nov 2015

Tribunal orders costs against enrolled nurse for obtaining registration improperly

A tribunal has found an enrolled nurse provided false and misleading information to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to gain registration in Australia.
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13 Nov 2015

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest - Tasmanian Board of the Medical Board of Australia
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13 Nov 2015

Call for applications for appointment to the AHPRA Community Reference Group

Applications are now sought to fill vacancies on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Community Reference Group.
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13 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands former psychologist, finds professional misconduct

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded former psychologist Steven Spring for professional misconduct, and precluded him from applying for registration for two and a half years.
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12 Nov 2015

Tribunal cancels pharmacist’s registration, finds professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded pharmacist Mr David Brewster, cancelled his registration and disqualified him from reapplying for registration for one year.
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06 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels for the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, and the National Registration and Notifications Committee.
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04 Nov 2015

Infection prevention and control in dentistry

The Dental Board of Australia (the Dental Board) together with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) hosted a forum on Thursday 22 October 2015 with some of our key partners to focus our attention on effective infection prevention and control by dental practitioners.
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02 Nov 2015

National registration delivering more registered health practitioners

The number of registered health practitioners in Australia continues to grow in new data featured in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards annual report for 2014/15 published today.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised registration standards published today

National Boards regulating most Australian registered health practitioners have today commenced publishing revised registration standards, which will come into effect over the next 12 months and replace the existing standards.
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30 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the NT / SA / WA Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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30 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and the Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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26 Oct 2015

Board imposes conditions on Dr Phillip Nitschke, ending legal process

The Medical Board of Australia has imposed strict conditions on the medical registration of Dr Phillip Nitschke in a mediated settlement that concludes longstanding legal and tribunal proceedings.
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21 Oct 2015

AHPRA calls for more reporting to improve public safety

AHPRA today called on Victorian health practitioners and services to report their concerns about poor quality care, so regulators can act when needed to keep the public safe.
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16 Oct 2015

AHPRA widens investigation into practitioners at Victorian health service

Australia’s health regulators yesterday launched investigations into other doctors and midwives at the Djerriwarrh Health Service in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, after receiving an expert report raising concerns about obstetric and midwifery care at the service.
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16 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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16 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia
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14 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and the Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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28 Sep 2015

Online renewal is now open for 12 health professions

More than 155,000 health practitioners are due to renew registration by 30 November.
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18 Sep 2015

Call for applications

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from experienced osteopathy practitioners interested in being included on a list of approved persons for appointment to panels to assist the Board in its primary role of protecting the public.
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10 Sep 2015

Medical Board and AHPRA endorse EAG call for action

The Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency today endorsed the call for action across the health sector to end discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
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04 Sep 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Notifications Committee of the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
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02 Sep 2015

National Boards fees set for 2015/16

National Boards have announced practitioner registration fees for 2015/16, including 6 Boards that have reduced fees, 3 which have frozen fees and 5 which have limited fee increases to the national consumer price index (CPI) of 1.3%.
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27 Aug 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends doctor over alternative, unproven medical treatment

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr William Barnes, suspending him for three months and imposing conditions on his registration.
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24 Aug 2015

AHPRA reports on performance in Queensland

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) today released the latest performance data on AHPRA’s management of notifications in Queensland.
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21 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the ACT / TAS / VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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14 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications to the Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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13 Aug 2015

Court outcome shows regulation at work protecting patients

A man who pretended to be a dentist in Victoria today pleaded guilty to the 17 charges filed against him by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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10 Aug 2015

AHPRA welcomes Ministers' response to NRAS review report

Health Ministers’ response to the independent three year review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme welcomed.
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06 Aug 2015

Medical Board warns doctors of fraudulent letter

The Medical Board of Australia today warned doctors to look out for a fraudulent letter purporting to be jointly from the Board and the Department of Human Services.
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06 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought from registered midwives from the Australian Capital Territory to fill vacancies on the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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29 Jul 2015

AHPRA and the NMBA take action to protect patients

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), is taking legal action against a man they allege has pretended to be a registered nurse.
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29 Jul 2015

GP reprimanded and conditions imposed over professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found that Dr Jon Garland engaged in professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct, reprimanding him and imposing conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner.
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24 Jul 2015

Call for applications

The Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (the Board) is calling for applications from interested persons for appointment to the Accreditation Committee (the Committee).
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23 Jul 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioner over unsatisfactory professional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal found Ms Devorah Lindberg acted in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct, by omitting information about her work history when applying for registration as a medical radiation practitioner.
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21 Jul 2015

Practitioner disqualified following criminal conviction

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Mr Phillip Dibbs and disqualified him from applying for registration as a nurse or midwife for 10 years.
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14 Jul 2015

Medical Board suspends Dr Tareq Kamleh

The Medical Board of Australia has confirmed it has suspended the registration of Dr Tareq Kamleh.
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07 Jul 2015

Health Ministers announce National Board appointments

Australia’s health ministers have announced appointments and reappointments of Chairs, practitioner members and community members to fill vacancies arising across 12 National Boards.
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07 Jul 2015

AHPRA and Board respect Supreme Court decision

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA respect the Supreme Court decision about Dr Philip Nitschke.
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02 Jul 2015

Tips for dental patients

The Dental Board of Australia and AHPRA have added ‘Tips for dental patients’ to help you make sure you are getting safe care from your dental practitioner. 
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02 Jul 2015

Regulation at work protecting patients

Australia’s health regulators are working in partnership to enforce infection control standards in dental practice and take action to manage risk to patients.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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30 Jun 2015

End of grandparenting arrangements allowing some practitioners to become registered

Effective 1 July 2015, arrangements that allowed some practitioners to become registered as their professions joined the National Scheme1 have expired.
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29 Jun 2015

Call for applications to the Occupational Therapy Board Threshold Competency Standards Advisory Panel

The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia has agreed to commence a project to develop a new set of threshold competencies for occupational therapy practice.
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26 Jun 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chinese Medicine Board list of approved persons for appointment to panels, or the Registration and Notifications Committee.
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22 Jun 2015

AHPRA acts on more unregistered individuals

AHPRA is calling for people who have been treated by unregistered individuals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs to come forward, amid concerns about sub-standard dental care and poor infection control.
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18 Jun 2015

Update on work to improve the notifier experience

AHPRA has published an update on its work to improve customer service, in response to Health Issues Centre Victoria recommendations.
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10 Jun 2015

AHPRA takes action to protect patients

AHPRA has charged a man who is not registered or qualified in Australia with pretending to be a dentist and allegedly providing dental treatment to people in Victoria.
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01 Jun 2015

Tips for easy online renewal for nurses and midwives

Read these quick tips to renew your registration online and on time.
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01 Jun 2015

Board Chair’s leadership recognised in prestigious AMA award

The leadership and contribution of Medical Board of Australia Chair, Dr Joanna Flynn AM, has been recognised with the prestigious 2015 AMA Woman in Medicine award.
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22 May 2015

Call for applications

The Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia invites applications from experienced medical radiation practitioners interested in being included on a list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standards taking effect from 1 July

Revised English language skills registration standards take effect from 1 July for all registrants except Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners.
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19 May 2015

Tribunal reprimands pharmacist over professional misconduct

The WA State Administrative Tribunal has found pharmacist Vu The Tran behaved in a way that constituted professional misconduct, reprimanding him and imposing conditions on his registration.
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19 May 2015

Tribunal dismisses review of conditions on registration

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has dismissed an application by a Dr Nicolae Cruceru to review a Medical Board of Australia decision to impose conditions on his registration.
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18 May 2015

New info for podiatry students and graduates

From today, podiatry students and graduates have a new way of finding out about becoming a registered podiatrist.
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15 May 2015

Tribunal orders Dr Jayant Patel must never be registered again

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal this morning ordered that Dr Jayant Patel must never be registered in the medical profession again in Australia.
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14 May 2015

Former practitioner fined for claiming to be an osteopath and chiropractor

AHPRA, in partnership with the Chiropractic Board of Australia and Osteopathy Board of Australia, have successfully prosecuted Mr Robert Black.
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13 May 2015

Tribunal dismisses psychologist’s application for finding to be supressed

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal has dismissed an application by psychologist Mr Ziji Fox to suppress details of a finding that he had engaged in unprofessional conduct.
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13 May 2015

Pharmacist cautioned following investigation into criminal offences

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has cautioned pharmacist Malcolm Coghill following an investigation by the former Pharmacists Board of Queensland into criminal offences.
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12 May 2015

Medical practitioner suspended for professional misconduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a medical practitioner engaged in professional misconduct, reprimanding him and suspending his registration for one year from 29 April 2015.
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12 May 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found Dr Steven Andrew behaved in a way that constituted professional misconduct, reprimanding and fining him $10,000, and imposing conditions on his registration.
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11 May 2015

Board seeks orders in relation to former surgeon Jayant Patel

The Medical Board of Australia today took disciplinary action against former surgeon Jayant Patel in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) in Brisbane.
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08 May 2015

AHPRA publishes Queensland complaints performance data

AHPRA and the National Boards have today published detailed performance data about notifications management in Queensland.
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08 May 2015

Call for applications - Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Applications are now sought from health practitioners and community members from the Australian Capital Territory to fill vacancies on the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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05 May 2015

Medical Board of Australia and AMA join forces on doctors' health

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have joined forces on a national health program for doctors and medical students in Australia.
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04 May 2015

Call for applications - New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia

Applications are now sought from medical practitioners and community members from New South Wales to fill vacancies on the New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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04 May 2015

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards regulating health practitioners across Australia

Applications are now sought for appointments to the following vacancies.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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29 Apr 2015

Tribunal finds nurse guilty of professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has found Mr Timothy Buckby guilty of professional misconduct for engaging in a sexual relationship with a patient and breaching obligations of confidentiality.
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29 Apr 2015

Updated section for internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Today we launched new pages with updated content on the internationally qualified nurses and midwives sections on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) website.
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24 Apr 2015

Identifying hot-spots of risk to improve healthcare quality and safety

A research project launched in December is using AHPRA data to track risks in order to prevent harm. The project has many potential benefits.
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24 Apr 2015

Health and Care Professions Council UK: on collaboration and proactive regulation

HCPC Chair, Dr Anna van der Gaag CBE, visited AHPRA in February as part of an ongoing information-sharing relationship. She had many insights to share on the challenges of multi-profession regulation.
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23 Apr 2015

Health Ministers to consider NRAS review report in August

Federal and State and Territory Health Ministers will respond to the report of the review of the National Scheme in August this year.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal affirms National Board decision to refuse registration

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has affirmed a Medical Board of Australia decision to refuse Dr Salahuddin Taj’s application for specialist registration.
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20 Apr 2015

WA man fined for claiming to be a chiropractor

The Magistrates Court of WA has charged Robert Scott for claiming to be a chiropractor registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal finds former psychologist guilty of professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded former psychologist Elisabeth Freeman, found she engaged in professional misconduct, and disqualified her from applying for registration as a psychologist for 18 months.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal imposes conditions on registration of NT nurse

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has determined an appeal against a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to impose conditions on the registration of nurse, Peter Savage. The tribunal substituted a new decision to replace the Board’s decision.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for falsifying registration documents

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has found Dr Jai Palaniappan engaged in professional misconduct. He was reprimanded and fined $4,000 for falsifying registration documents.
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20 Apr 2015

Medical practitioner fined, disqualified for professional misconduct

The WA State Administrative Tribunal has fined Dr John Barry Myers $10,000 and disqualified him from applying for registration as a medical practitioner for five years.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal confirms National Board decision to refuse registration

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has confirmed a decision by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to refuse Mr Linse Thomas’ application for registration as an internationally qualified nurse.
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17 Apr 2015

Call for applications

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from experienced dentists with specialist registration in oral surgery or oral maxillofacial surgery interested in being included on an approved list of potential members for appointment to the Oral Surgery Panel.
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17 Apr 2015

Community protected: Misleading website off the air

A potentially misleading website that republished information from AHPRA’s register of practitioners without consent is no longer published.
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16 Apr 2015

Follow AHPRA on Facebook

AHPRA and the National Boards will now be able to engage with Australia’s 600,000 registered health practitioners on a new platform, Facebook.
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15 Apr 2015

Top tips on using the register for public safety

AHPRA has added ‘Top tips: Using the register for public safety checks’ to help the public and employers get the most out of AHPRA's register of practitioners.
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30 Mar 2015

Call for applications

The Medical Radiation Practice Board invites applications from experienced medical radiation practitioners interested in appointment as a content writer for the National Examination Committee (the Committee).
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27 Mar 2015

Improving monitoring of conditions on practitioner registration

AHPRA has welcomed calls for stringent monitoring and swift detection of breaches in compliance by registered health practitioners with restrictions on their registration.
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24 Mar 2015

Board commissions research on revalidation

The Medical Board of Australia has commissioned international research into revalidation, or ways to make sure doctors keep their skills up to date throughout their professional lives
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23 Mar 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for persons interested in being included on a list of approved persons for appointment to panels and/or the accreditation committee.
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20 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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20 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends nurse, and imposes conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Ms Anne McAleer for professional misconduct, cancelled her registration as a registered nurse and disqualified her from reapplying for registration for six months.
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17 Mar 2015

Board consults on new cosmetic surgery guidelines

Cooling off periods for all patients and mandatory psychological assessment for under 18s are proposed in draft guidelines for cosmetic medical and surgical procedures proposed by the Medical Board of Australia.
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16 Mar 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Christopher Alroe and imposed conditions on his registration for professional misconduct.
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13 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Mr Muir McPherson for professional misconduct, fined him and imposed conditions on his registration.
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13 Mar 2015

Update on the review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme

The Ministerial Council will consider the final report from the independent review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme at their April 2015 meeting.
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13 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends nurse, and imposes conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of WA has reprimanded Mr Michael Cummins, suspended his registration as an enrolled nurse for 16 months and imposed conditions on his registration once he does return to practice.
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13 Mar 2015

Dental practitioner reprimanded and fined

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has reprimanded and fined Dr Ari Masters and imposed conditions on his registration for unprofessional conduct.
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10 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioner for unprofessional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded pharmacist Mr Brian McAllan and found he had engaged in unprofessional conduct.
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03 Mar 2015

Practitioner ordered not to reapply for registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found that Dr Patrick O’Brien behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct, and ordered him to not reapply for registration as a health practitioner.
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26 Feb 2015

Psychiatrist reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional performance

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Zoran Radovic for unsatisfactory professional performance as a psychiatrist.
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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17 Feb 2015

Websites using information from public registers without permission

No AHPRA permission for publication of data sourced from public online register.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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16 Feb 2015

End of arrangements allowing some practitioners to become registered

From 1 July 2015, arrangements that allowed some practitioners to become registered as their professions joined the National Scheme1 will expire.
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13 Feb 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioner for professional misconduct

Sanjai Gupta - conditions imposed on registration as a nurse.
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13 Feb 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends practitioner, imposes conditions on registration

Ms Ah Choo Teo - registration as a Chinese medicine practitioner suspended for three months.
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13 Feb 2015

Call for expressions of interest for appointments to AHPRA Agency Management Committee

Expressions of interest are sought for appointments to fill vacancies on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Agency Management Committee.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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02 Feb 2015

Court of Appeal sets aside Tribunal finding of improper conduct

Dr Leila Dekker - appeal allowed.
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30 Jan 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for a medical practitioner member from the Northern Territory to fill the following board member vacancy.
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30 Jan 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for a community member from the Northern Territory to filll the following board member vacancy.
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28 Jan 2015

Call for applications to the Occupational Therapy Board advisory list

The Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (the National Board) invites applications from experienced practising occupational therapists interested in being included on the National Board’s list of advisors.
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23 Jan 2015

Tribunal lifts suspension of medical practitioner

Dr Wijeneka Liyanage - suspension on registration lifted following appeal.
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23 Jan 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed

Tribunal finds professional misconduct, imposes conditions on registration.
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20 Jan 2015

Students graduate from first medical radiation practice programs to be accredited and approved

Students have graduated from the first medical radiation practice programs of study to be accredited and approved under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme).
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20 Jan 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications to the Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee of the Optometry Board of Australia.
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13 Jan 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioners for unprofessional conduct

Dr Tam Dieu and Dr Mervyn Cass: reprimanded and conditions placed on registration.
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07 Jan 2015

Tribunal confirms Board decision to suspend Dr Nitschke

Tribunal confirms Board decision to suspend Dr Nitschke's registration as a medical practitioner.
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2014

24 Dec 2014

Statement from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Mr Harpeet Singh: registration cancelled and disqualified from applying for registration as a nurse for 20 months.
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23 Dec 2014

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia

Mr Domenic Greco – reprimanded, registration cancelled effective 19 January 2015, and disqualified from applying for registration for two years from that date.
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19 Dec 2014

Tribunal cancels dental practitioner’s registration

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has cancelled Dr John Ham’s registration from 12 December 2014 and disqualified him from applying for registration for six months from that date.
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11 Dec 2014

Pharmacist reprimanded, registration cancelled and disqualified for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Mr Frank Balestra, cancelled his registration as a pharmacist and disqualified him from applying for registration for 30 years.
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10 Dec 2014

Pharmacist reprimanded and disqualified for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has found that Mr Nicholas Gledhill engaged in professional misconduct, reprimanded him and disqualified him from applying for registration for two years. Mr Gledhill had previously let his registration lapse.
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10 Dec 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr Gareth Eldred, cancelled his registration as a medical practitioner and disqualified him from applying for registration for 18 months.
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10 Dec 2014

Medical practitioner reprimanded and suspended for unsatisfactory professional conduct

On 4 November 2014, the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal reprimanded Dr Bharat Doolabh, suspended his registration for 12 months and imposed conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner.
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08 Dec 2014

CEO briefing on the 2013/14 annual report

CEO Martin Fletcher briefed National Board and committee members on the 2013/14 annual report of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme on Monday 17 November 2014.
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05 Dec 2014

National Boards report on their work

National Boards have reported on their work in regulating their profession in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme during 2013/14.
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05 Dec 2014

Physiotherapist permanently disqualified for professional misconduct

Mr Bharath Devadas - permanently disqualified from applying for registration as a physiotherapist.
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01 Dec 2014

Tribunal reprimands, disqualifies nurse and cancels registration

The South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal has reprimanded Ms Jayne Morley, cancelling her registration as a nurse and disqualifying her from applying for registration until 1 January 2018.
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25 Nov 2014

Guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management

The Optometry Board of Australia will modify its guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management to make sure there are clear referral pathways to support patient safety and well-being.
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21 Nov 2014

Health practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Health practitioners across 12 professions have less than two weeks to renew registration with their National Board to avoid paying a late fee.
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20 Nov 2014

Tribunal dismisses appeal by medical practitioner

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal dismissed an appeal by Dr Ashraf Ibrahim Abdou Ibrahim against a Medical Board of Australia decision to refuse his application for limited registration.
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20 Nov 2014

Medical practitioner suspended, reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has suspended the medical registration of Dr Paul Langton for 18 months, reprimanded him and fined him $30,000 for professional misconduct.
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18 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner and cancels registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr Mughammad Saliem Ismail and cancelled his registration as a medical practitioner.
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17 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ordered the cancellation of Dr Nemalan Seshagiri Moodley’s registration as a medical practitioner, and prohibited him from applying for registration for five years.
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14 Nov 2014

Practitioner reprimanded, removed from register and banned for nine months

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Daniel Van Dijk, removed his name from the register, and banned him from reapplying for registration for nine months.
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14 Nov 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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13 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands practitioner and imposes conditions on registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr William Fitzgerald and imposed conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner in Australia.
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12 Nov 2014

New approach to International criminal history checks

From early 2015, National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will implement a new procedure for checking international criminal history.
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10 Nov 2014

Board confirms referral of Dr Nitschke to Tribunal

The Medical Board of Australia has referred Dr Phillip Nitschke to the Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal for a hearing into his professional conduct.
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07 Nov 2014

Media release

AHPRA and the National Boards have released their 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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07 Nov 2014

South Australian woman pleads guilty to pretending to be a psychologist

A SA woman has pleaded guilty in the Adelaide Magistrates Court of claiming to be a registered psychologist and using health practitioner titles protected under the National Law.
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06 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands and suspends physiotherapist

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Mr Alexander Browning and suspended his registration as a physiotherapist for two months.
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06 Nov 2014

Tribunal fines and reprimands medical practitioner

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr David Evan Roberts, ordered audits of his communication with patients and fined him $15,000 for unprofessional conduct.
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27 Oct 2014

Tribunal reprimands and fines doctor for professional misconduct

The South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal has found that Dr Frederick Rhys Henning engaged in unsatisfactory professional performance and professional misconduct.
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24 Oct 2014

Public consultation

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is releasing for public consultation papers on the review of the Endorsement as a nurse practitioner registration standard and associated Guidelines.
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24 Oct 2014

Public consultation

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is releasing for public consultation papers on the review of the Registration standard endorsement for scheduled medicines for eligible midwives.
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23 Oct 2014

Request for tender - Stakeholder engagement initiative

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s approach to communicating with stakeholders.
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22 Oct 2014

National Board recognises special week for occupational therapists

Occupational Therapy Board Chair highlights the important contribution of occupational therapists to the community.
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21 Oct 2014

Statement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Mr David Lance Lahey – reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration as a nurse.
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21 Oct 2014

Statement by the Podiatry Board of Australia

Mr Terrence Williams – disqualified from applying for registration for three years.
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17 Oct 2014

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards

Applications are now sought for appointments to upcoming vacancies for chairs (from practitioner members), practitioner members and community members.
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13 Oct 2014

Final-year students urged to apply for registration now

AHPRA is now calling for online applications for registration from students who are in their final year of an approved program of study.
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02 Oct 2014

Victorian man pleads guilty to pretending to be a registered dentist

Victorian man, Mr Adel Abraham, last week pleaded guilty to 12 counts of carrying out dental acts that are restricted by law and one count of pretending to be a registered dentist.
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25 Sep 2014

National Boards and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreements

Media Release - National Boards and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreements.
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24 Sep 2014

Online renewal is now open for 12 health professions

Over 150,000 health practitioners are due to renew registration by 30 November.
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23 Sep 2014

Setting things right: AHPRA actions to improve consumer experience

A report recommending ways to improve consumers’ interaction with the National Scheme has been published today, along with a list of actions that AHPRA is taking to address the issues raised.
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11 Sep 2014

Consultation paper on National Scheme review published

An independent three-year review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) is now underway.
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11 Sep 2014

Media statement

AHPRA and the National Boards welcome important research about mandatory reporting in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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04 Sep 2014

Media statement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and AHPRA have announced a response for some nurses and midwives caught by changes to registration requirements in February 2014.
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28 Aug 2014

Revised FAQ for internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia publishes revised FAQ for internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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27 Aug 2014

Media release

The National Boards have announced registration fees for their professions for 2014/15.
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25 Aug 2014

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board to run Twitter chat

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board are running a Twitter chat to discuss registration requirements for internationally qualified nurses & midwives (IQNMs).
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21 Aug 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for physiotherapists to join the Physiotherapy Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels and/or the Physiotherapy Advisor List.
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18 Aug 2014

New National Board appointments and reappointment

AHPRA welcomes National Board appointments and reappointment announced by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council.
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15 Aug 2014

Media release

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board are committed to finding a solution to help internationally qualified nurses and midwives caught by changes to registration requirements.
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14 Aug 2014

We have new homepages!

Today we have launched new homepage designs across all our websites.
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14 Aug 2014

Like our new look?

We have just updated the homepages of the AHPRA and Board websites, and we want to do much more. Tell us about your experience. Your feedback will help us further improve our websites to best meet your needs.
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12 Aug 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointments to Chiropractic Board; health performance and professional standards hearings panels and advisors.
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11 Aug 2014

Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) now available online

Registered health practitioners using the AHPRA portal can now request a Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) online.
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01 Aug 2014

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia has announced the registration fees for medical practitioners for 2014/15.
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29 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for medical radiation practitioners to join the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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28 Jul 2014

#AHPRAQandA Twitter chat to discuss blood-borne virus guidelines

AHPRA is running a Twitter chat to discuss practitioners and students with a blood-borne virus.
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24 Jul 2014

Media release

The National Boards are calling for feedback on guidelines on the regulatory management of health practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases.
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24 Jul 2014

Media release

The Medical Board has made a decision to suspend the registration of Dr Nitschke.
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18 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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17 Jul 2014

Board confirms proposal to suspend

The South Australian Board of the Medical Board of Australia has proposed to suspend the medical registration of Dr Philip Nitschke.
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16 Jul 2014

Media release

Mr Bharath Devadas - permanently disqualified from applying for registration as a physiotherapist.
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15 Jul 2014

Management of blood borne viruses

National Boards expect practitioners to comply with CDNA guidance on and for health practitioners with blood borne viruses.
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09 Jul 2014

Request for tender: Requirements for assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) has released a tender on assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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07 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for dental practitioners to join the Optometry Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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01 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for dental practitioners to join the Dental Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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01 Jul 2014

Media release

All Boards and AHPRA have launched refreshed regulatory principles for regulating in the public interest. Today also marks our 4th birthday and new arrangements in Qld.
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27 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Medical Board of Australia.
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27 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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23 Jun 2014

Board members announced by Health Ministers

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) welcomes the new and reappointed Board members that were announced by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (the Ministerial Council) last week.
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20 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Psychology Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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13 Jun 2014

Have your say!

Most National Boards are consulting on important standards and guidelines.
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10 Jun 2014

Request for tender

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is seeking suitably qualified and experienced parties to carry out a comprehensive review of the understanding and recognition of its brand identity.
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03 Jun 2014

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Midwife standards for practice - extended closure date

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has extended the closing date for a request for tender to review the Midwife standards for practice.
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30 May 2014

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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20 May 2014

Media release

Updated Advertising guidelines published today by National Boards.
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14 May 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Chiropractic Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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13 May 2014

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Midwife standards for practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a request for tender to review the Midwife standards for practice.
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07 May 2014

New National Board appointments and reappointment

AHPRA welcomes National Board appointments and reappointment announced by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council.
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02 May 2014

Have your say! Seven National Boards are consulting on important standards and guidelines

Have your say! Seven National Boards are consulting on important standards and guidelines.
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01 May 2014

Media release

Australia's health ministers have appointed Michael Gorton AM as Chair of the Agency Management Committee, a position he will hold until September 2015.
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30 Apr 2014

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia welcome settlement of long-running case

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Medical Board of Australia today welcomed the conditional settlement of the class action arising from the criminal conduct of Dr James Latham Peters.
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29 Apr 2014

Three-year review

The Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC) has now published the terms of reference for the three-year review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (National Scheme).
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28 Apr 2014

AHPRA and Board welcome settlement of longstanding legal case

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia welcome settlement of long-running case.
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28 Apr 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Optometry Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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14 Apr 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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07 Apr 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Medical Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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28 Mar 2014

Twitter chat with AHPRA CEO

Join AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher on Friday 28 March at 12pm AEST for a twitter chat, use the hashtag #ahpraqanda.
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28 Mar 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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25 Mar 2014

Resources for the revised codes and guidelines

The Advertising FAQ (March 2014) is being regularly updated with additional questions. Check back to this page to see the latest information available.
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21 Mar 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chiropractic Board of Australia
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21 Mar 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Osteopathy Board of Australia
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21 Mar 2014

AHPRA has updated its privacy policy

To reflect recent changes made to Australian privacy laws, AHPRA has updated its privacy policy.
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13 Mar 2014

Unplanned office closure alert

The AHPRA Northern Territory office has reopened
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12 Mar 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Chiropractic Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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12 Mar 2014

AHPRA responds to parliamentary committee report

AHPRA responds to parliamentary committee report.
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11 Mar 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Pharmacy Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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24 Feb 2014

Osteopathy Board of Australia's panel member recruitment

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners to join the Osteopathy Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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17 Feb 2014

Media statement

Revised advertising guidelines set down National Board expectations of health practitioners.
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13 Feb 2014

Revised guidelines, code and policy released today, effective from March 2014

The National Boards have published revised guidelines and codes of conduct, and a new social media policy, which come into effect from mid-March.
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12 Feb 2014

New model for assessing qualifications of international nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a media release on the new model for assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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07 Feb 2014

National Board delegations now published on the AHPRA website

Details of decision-making powers delegated by National Boards to national committees, state and territory boards, and AHPRA will now be published on the AHPRA website.
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24 Jan 2014

Media release

The first prosecution of a National Law offence resulted in a guilty verdict and the accused person ordered to pay fines totaling $20,000.
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2013

20 Dec 2013

2013/14 health profession agreements published

AHPRA publishes 2013/14 health profession agreements.
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20 Dec 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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20 Dec 2013

Media release

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has launched a new data exchange service which will better protect the public, while saving time and money in the health sector.
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13 Dec 2013

Call for applications for appointment to Queensland state boards

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and the Psychology Board of Australia are seeking health practitioners and community members to join their Queensland state boards.
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29 Nov 2013

Call for applications for appointment to state, territory and regional Boards of National Boards

The Medical Board of Australia, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and the Psychology Board of Australia are seeking health practitioners and community members to join state, territory and regional Boards.
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29 Nov 2013

Call for applications for appointment to the Osteopathy Board of Australia

Call for applications for appointment to the Osteopathy Board of Australia.
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21 Nov 2013

Statement on proposed endorsement standard for nurses and midwives supplying medicines under protocol

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a media statement on the proposed endorsement standard for nurses and midwives supplying medicines under protocol.
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21 Nov 2013

Media release

Medical Board announces action against Dr Jayant Patel.
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15 Nov 2013

Board member vacancies

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards.
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01 Nov 2013

Media release

The 2012/13 Annual Report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards has been published.
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30 Oct 2013

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia requests for tender - update

The Nursing and Midwifery Board invites interested parties to please refer to updated attachments in the National Board's recent requests for tender.
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25 Oct 2013

Media release

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the English language skills and criminal history registration standards which are now under review.
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18 Oct 2013

AHPRA Agency Management Committee Vacancies

Call for expressions of interest for appointments to AHPRA's Agency Management Committee.
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18 Oct 2013

Board Member vacancy – Pharmacy Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a community member to join the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
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17 Oct 2013

Media release

Final-year students can go online now to apply for registration as a health practitioner before they graduate.
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14 Oct 2013

Board Member Vacancy - ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a community member to join the ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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14 Oct 2013

The Nursing and Midwifery Board releases a public consultation paper

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has released a consultation paper for re-entry to practice.
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11 Oct 2013

Panel member vacancies - Psychology Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest to join the Psychology Board of Australia's list of approved persons for panel appointments.
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09 Oct 2013

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review models of supervision for privately practicing midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board or NMBA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced parties to undertake a review of Privately practicing midwives models of supervision.
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09 Oct 2013

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Registered nurse standards for practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board or NMBA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced parties to review the Registered nurse standards for practice.
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03 Oct 2013

Media release

New consultation on international criminal history checks
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26 Sep 2013

Media release

Online renewal is now open for 12 regulated health professions.
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23 Sep 2013

Media release

AHPRA and the National Boards will publish health profession agreements over the coming weeks.
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20 Sep 2013

Committee member vacancies - Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for persons interested to join Committees of the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
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19 Sep 2013

Media release

AHPRA hosting a nurse practitioner forum in Melbourne on 25 October 2013.
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16 Sep 2013

National Boards release quarterly registration data

The National Boards have released their quarterly registration data.
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06 Sep 2013

AHPRA releases report on practitioner audits

The report on the second phase of the audit pilot that was run earlier this year is now available. Read the reports on the Audit page.
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06 Sep 2013

Board Member vacancy - Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a community member to join the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
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04 Sep 2013

Application date extended for the Workforce Innovation and Reform Working Party vacancies

Application date extended until 20 September 2013 for appointment to the Workforce Innovation and Reform Working Party of the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
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19 Aug 2013

Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia - Vacancies for committee members

Call for nominations and/or expressions of interest for appointment to the Workforce Innovation and Reform Working Party of the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
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07 Aug 2013

Opportunity to improve the health complaint & notification process

Independent study by University of Sydney researchers: Community expectations & experiences of health complaints & notifications processes.
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02 Aug 2013

Media release

A Victorian chiropractor's registration has been cancelled after a three year battle by the Chiropractic Board of Australia.
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31 Jul 2013

Panel member vacancies – Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for health practitioners to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments.
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29 Jul 2013

Media release

National Boards set fees for 2013/14.
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29 Jul 2013

Media release

AHPRA has received a referral from the Australian Crime Commission (ACC), as a result of the ACC's investigation into drugs in sport.
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26 Jul 2013

Board member vacancy - Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a community member to join the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia.
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19 Jul 2013

Board Member Vacancy - ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a health practitioner to join the ACT/TAS/VIC Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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19 Jul 2013

Media release

The 2013/14 business plan was released this week. It identifies AHPRA's goals for the next year, explains the reasons they are attainable, and includes a plan for reaching them.
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09 Jul 2013

AHPRA publishes request for quotation

AHPRA has published a request for quotation (RFQ) for developing a customised Governance training course. Submissions close 19 August 2013.
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01 Jul 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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19 Jun 2013

Media release

Due to a lack of evidence, the Medical Board of Australia will take no further action against senior WA health officials named in a notification lodged in early 2013.
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11 Jun 2013

Media release

AHPRA has published new guides on complaints in the National Scheme for health practitioners and the public.
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23 May 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia has appointed an interim committee to deal with the work of the former Queensland Board.
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20 May 2013

Media release

The Community Reference Group membership has been announced. The group will advise AHPRA and the National Boards on engaging with communities.
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17 May 2013

Application date extended for panel member vacancies - Psychology Board

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Psychology Board of Australia's list of approved persons for panel appointments.
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16 May 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is reminding nurses and midwives to renew registration by 31 May.
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09 May 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia marks special days for nurses and midwives.
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02 May 2013

National Boards release quarterly registration data

The National Boards have released their quarterly registration data.
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29 Apr 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is pleased with a strong start to the registration renewal campaign.
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26 Apr 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have issued a statement.
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19 Apr 2013

Panel member vacancies - Psychology Board of Australia

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Psychology Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments.
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16 Apr 2013

Media release

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia will work with Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg to introduce changes to health complaints management in Queensland.
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15 Apr 2013

Panel member vacancies - Physiotherapy Board of Australia

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Physiotherapy Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments.
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10 Apr 2013

Victorian submissions published

AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
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09 Apr 2013

Media release

Media release - National Boards are consulting on a draft social media policy and revised guidelines on advertising and mandatory reporting.
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05 Apr 2013

Board Member Vacancy - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for Nominations and/or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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27 Mar 2013

Fact sheet on non-practising registration

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet on non-practising registration.  
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27 Mar 2013

Fact sheet on scope of practice for nursing and midwifery

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet on the scope of practice for registered nurses and midwives.  
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27 Mar 2013

Queensland Board Member Vacancy

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a Board Member in Queensland.
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25 Mar 2013

Reminder to nurses and midwives to renew registration

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is urging nurses and midwives to look out for an email reminding them to renew registration by 31 May.
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15 Mar 2013

Audit framework for nursing and midwifery registrants

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is taking the next step towards auditing nurses and midwives' compliance with Board-approved mandatory registration standards.
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15 Mar 2013

Board Member Vacancy – Psychology Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Psychology Board of Australia.
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08 Mar 2013

Professional indemnity insurance for privately practising midwives

Are you a national or international privately practising midwife? Your opinion counts.
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06 Mar 2013

Nursing and Midwifery Board Media Release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is urging nurses and midwives to update their contact details to receive registration renewal reminders.
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25 Feb 2013

Proposed National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy.
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22 Feb 2013

Accreditation Committee Member Vacancy - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest to join the Accreditation Committee of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia.
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22 Feb 2013

Victoria Board Member Vacancies

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for Board Members in Victoria.
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11 Feb 2013

Committee Member Vacancies - Dental Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest to join Committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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08 Feb 2013

South Australia - Board Member Vacancies

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for Board Members in South Australia.
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01 Feb 2013

Board Member Vacancy - Chiropractic Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Chiropractic Board of Australia.
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01 Feb 2013

ACT Board Member Vacancies

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for Board Members in the Australian Capital Territory.
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25 Jan 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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16 Jan 2013

National Boards release quarterly registration data

The National Boards have released their quarterly registration data.
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10 Jan 2013

Media Release

Applications are open for the National Scheme Community Reference Group.
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2012

19 Dec 2012

Survey: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia consults publicly on revised Nurse Practitioner competency standards

Survey: Consultation opens on revised Nurse Practitioner national competency standards, closes 1 March 2013.
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18 Dec 2012

Board Member Vacancy - Osteopathy Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Osteopathy Board of Australia.
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17 Dec 2012

AHPRA releases report on practitioner audits

The report on the pharmacy audit pilot that was run earlier this year is now available.
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07 Dec 2012

AHPRA releases request for information

A request for information is being released to gather information to identify a software solution to meet the Regulatory Compliance System business and technical requirements.
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27 Nov 2012

Health practitioners urged to renew their registration on time

Health practitioners, whose registration is due by 30 November, are urged to renew online, on time.
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27 Nov 2012

AHPRA launches new searchable list for approved courses

For the first time Australians now have immediate access to a comprehensive, easily searchable national list of approved programs of study for health practitioners.
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26 Nov 2012

Victorian Committee Member Vacancies - Dental Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest to join Victorian Committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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16 Nov 2012

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia publishes independent Siggins Miller report

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board or NMBA) has today published the Siggins Miller report on the overview of health programs for nurses and midwives with health impairment.
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14 Nov 2012

Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia Accreditation Committee - Vacancies for health practitioner committee members

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for appointment to the Accreditation Committee of the Medical Radiation Practitioner Board of Australia.
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14 Nov 2012

Media Release

AHPRA legal team recognised in national awards.
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12 Nov 2012

Making a safer health system for you

AHPRA has partnered with Consumers Health Forum Australia to hold a series of community forums for members of the public to learn about health practitioner regulation.
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09 Nov 2012

Graduate applications for registration FAQs - nursing and midwifery

The Graduate applications for registration FAQs page on the AHPRA website is now updated to include specific FAQs for students and new graduates of nursing and midwifery.
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01 Nov 2012

National Boards and AHPRA release 2012 Annual Report

The annual report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards has been published.
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31 Oct 2012

Panel member vacancies - Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments
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30 Oct 2012

Panel member vacancies - Podiatry Board of Australia

Call for nominations or expressions of interest for health practitioners and community members to join the Podiatry Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments
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19 Oct 2012

Board Member Vacancy – Victoria

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the VIC/ ACT / TAS Regional Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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18 Oct 2012

National Boards release quarterly registration data

Quarterly registration data released.
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12 Oct 2012

Board Member Vacancy - New South Wales

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the NSW Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.
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08 Oct 2012

Board awards projects for nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has awarded nursing and midwifery projects.
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05 Oct 2012

Media Release

Students about to graduate as health practitioners can go online now to apply for registration early.
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05 Oct 2012

Time running out for medical renewal

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia remind practitioners to renew now if they haven't yet and want to continue to practise.
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27 Sep 2012

Media Release

Health practitioners are urged to renew registration online and by 30 November.
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07 Sep 2012

National Boards will consult publicly on social media policy

The National Boards' preliminary consultation on social media will be followed by a public consultation phase.
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24 Aug 2012

Board Member Vacancy - Chinese Medicine Board

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a community member position for the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia.
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20 Aug 2012

Media Release

The membership of AHPRA Agency Management Committee was announced today by Australia’s Health Ministers.
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08 Aug 2012

Quarterly registration data released

National Boards release quarterly registration data.
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06 Aug 2012

AHPRA releases business plan and service charter

The AHPRA business plan and service charter are now available.
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31 Jul 2012

National Board membership announced

Health ministers have announced changes to the membership of the 10 National Boards originally appointed in 2009.
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27 Jul 2012

Board Member Vacancy - Australian Capital Territory

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for 3 x Health Practitioners and a Community Board Member to join the ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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23 Jul 2012

Media Release

The Medical Board of Australia has launched its 2012 registration renewal campaign today.
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02 Jul 2012

Board Member Vacancy - Northern Territory

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest - Northern Territory.
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01 Jul 2012

Media Release

Four more health professions now regulated nationally.
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29 Jun 2012

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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25 Jun 2012

National Boards consult on international criminal history checks

Consultation open on options for refining international criminal history checks used to assess applications for registration, closes 17 August 2012.
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22 Jun 2012

Board Member Vacancy - ATSI Health Practice Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest.
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20 Jun 2012

Board Member Vacancy - Queensland

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for Board Members - Queensland.
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18 Jun 2012

National Board releases financial information

The Nursing and Midwifery Board and AHPRA have published further detail of the National Board’s financial statements.
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14 Jun 2012

Advisory Notice to employers of medical radiation and Chinese medicine practitioners and occupational therapists

AHPRA has released advice about the transitional arrangements for professions entering the National Scheme on 1 July.
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04 Jun 2012

Board releases financial information

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have today published further detail of the Board’s financial statements for the 2010- 2011 financial year.
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04 Jun 2012

Students urged to apply online for a smooth path from study to work

Students about to graduate as health practitioners are urged to go online to apply early for registration and smooth the path from study to work.
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07 May 2012

Media Release

Quarterly registered health practitioner data released today.
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03 Apr 2012

Media Release

Four more health professions regulated nationally from 1 July 2012.
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30 Mar 2012

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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19 Mar 2012

Increased focus on IMGs

The Medical Board, AHPRA and Australian Medical Council welcome focus on International Medical Graduates.
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21 Feb 2012

Media Release from the Board

Registration applications now open for the four 2012 Professions
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27 Jan 2012

New Advertising Fact Sheet and FAQ

AHPRA releases new Advertising Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions.
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16 Jan 2012

New Professions Urged to Prepare

The new 2012 professions are urged to prepare for joining the National Scheme.
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13 Jan 2012

Registration standards approved for professions joining National Scheme

Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council approves mandatory registration standards for four 2012 health professions.
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2011

12 Dec 2011

Specialists Register Update

Updating the Specialists Register: what practitioners have to do and why.
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12 Dec 2011

Latest AHPRA Report

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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01 Dec 2011

Enrolled Registered Nurse Applications

Enrolled nurses who qualify for registration as a registered nurse can now apply online
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24 Nov 2011

AHPRA launches online applications for provisional registrants

Medical and pharmacy interns with provisional registration can now apply online for general registration.
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14 Nov 2011

Media Release: Practitioners Urged to Renew

Statement from AHPRA
Health practitioners urged to renew registration online, on time
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02 Nov 2011

2010-11 Annual Report tabled

AHPRA and the National Boards release annual report.
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20 Oct 2011

Provisional to General Registration

Information for medical and pharmacy interns with provisional registration seeking general registration
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12 Oct 2011

Consultation on the Definition of Practice

Statement from the National Boards
The National Boards are currently consulting on the definition of practice.
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30 Sep 2011

Latest AHPRA Report

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report. 
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02 Sep 2011

New Boards release consultation papers

The Occupational Therapy Board and Medical Radiation Practice Board have released consultation papers.
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29 Aug 2011

Revised NMBA English Language Skills Registration Standard

The Nursing and Midwifery Board will implement a revised English language skills registration standard in September.
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26 Aug 2011

New Professions Progressing

Four new professions are in progress to join the National Scheme.
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03 Aug 2011

The AHPRA ACT Office is Moving

Our Australian Capital Territory office is moving to new premises on Friday, 12 August.
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02 Aug 2011

AHPRA Report

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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19 Jul 2011

AHPRA welcomes 2012 professions

AHPRA welcomes the Board members for the professions joining in 2012
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06 Jul 2011

AHPRA launches new online service for health practitioners

AHPRA launches new online service for printing Certificate of Registration.
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04 Jul 2011

AHPRA and Boards announce 2012 registration fees

AHPRA and national health practitioner registration boards announce 2012 registration fees.
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27 Jun 2011

Last chance to renew for nurses and midwives due to renew by 31 May

Australia’s nurses and midwives who were due to renew registration by 31 May and have not done so have only days left to apply or their registration will lapse.
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15 Jun 2011

AHPRA Congratulates Chairs on Achievements

AHPRA congratulates the three Chairs of National Boards recognised in the 2011 Queens Birthday honours.
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03 Jun 2011

Fundamentals sound - AHPRA future focused

The fundamentals of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme are sound: Senate Inquiry Report.
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01 Jun 2011

Nurses and midwives urged to renew before registration lapses

Statement from AHPRA
Nurses and midwives whose registration expired on 31 May are urged to renew immediately.
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31 May 2011

AHPRA Report

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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16 May 2011

Online applications smooth path from study to work

Students can now go online to apply early for registration and smooth the path from study to work.
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29 Apr 2011

New look AHPRA website to improve service to practitioners

AHPRA has launched the first phase of its new look website to improve service to practitioners.
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18 Apr 2011

Snapshot of National Registers

Statement from AHPRA
AHPRA has today released a snapshot profile of Australia's registered health practitioners.
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05 Apr 2011

AHPRA Delivers Student Register

AHPRA has delivered a national Student Register, meeting a requirement of the National Law.
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24 Mar 2011

AHPRA cooperates with Senate Inquiry

Statement from AHPRA
AHPRA will cooperate with the Senate Inquiry into the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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21 Mar 2011

Board update on English language skills registration standard

Statement from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
English language skills registration standard for nurses and midwives remains in place.
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16 Mar 2011

Nursing and Midwifery Board Joins Twitter

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10 Mar 2011

Psychology Board: Ministerial Council approves health and community area of practice endorsements

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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25 Feb 2011

Medical Board presents to Parliamentary Inquiry

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18 Feb 2011

AHPRA welcomes outcome of Health Ministers Council

Statement from AHPRA
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11 Feb 2011

Update on Lapsed Practitioners

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10 Feb 2011

Production error impacts registration certificates

Statement from AHPRA
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04 Feb 2011

AHPRA reassures Queensland practitioners

Statement from AHPRA
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03 Feb 2011

Media release: Focus on outcomes and improvements

Statement from AHPRA
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01 Feb 2011

Update Victorian registration renewals

Statement from AHPRA
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25 Jan 2011

AHPRA reminds practitioners to renew if due!

Statement from AHPRA
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20 Jan 2011

Media Release: New AHPRA online service to check receipt of registration renewal

Statement from AHPRA
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18 Jan 2011

Difficulties Reaching AHPRA on 1300 Phone Number

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2010

21 Dec 2010

Media release: AHPRA on track for 2011 student registration

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02 Dec 2010

Media Release from Psychology Board

Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
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26 Nov 2010

Victorian nurses and midwives renew now!

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17 Nov 2010

Tasmanian Board and Committee Vacancies

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12 Nov 2010

Annual Report 2009 to 2010 for the National Boards and AHPRA

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08 Nov 2010

Media Release: Few ‘non-returns’ in medical registration renewal

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08 Nov 2010

Media Release from Medical Board: IMG Pathways

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03 Nov 2010

Media release from AHPRA regarding 2010 graduates

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26 Oct 2010

SA Nurses & Midwives - Update on Renewal of Registration

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19 Oct 2010

Practitioners from WA who have not renewed by 30 September

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30 Sep 2010

Medical Register of Australia

Statement from AHPRA
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28 Sep 2010

Urgent renewal notice for NSW Doctors

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
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21 Sep 2010

Media Release from Medical Board of Australia

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
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14 Sep 2010

Update for international nurses

Statement from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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13 Sep 2010

Easy online renewal of registration for practitioners

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

AHPRA on the move!

Statement from AHPRA
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07 Sep 2010

Medical registration due now

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
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18 Aug 2010

Updated FAQ on English Language Skills Registration Standard for Nurses and Midwives

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06 Aug 2010

Media Release from Nursing and Midwifery Board

Statement from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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02 Aug 2010

Need more information about your registration?

Statement from AHPRA
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30 Jul 2010

What do I do if my registration is about to expire?

Statement from AHPRA
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28 Jul 2010

Is your registration renewal due now?

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23 Jul 2010

Check your registration status online

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22 Jul 2010

Registration due 30 June? Did you renew on time?

Statement from AHPRA
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20 Jul 2010

AHPRA focused on solutions

Statement from AHPRA
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15 Jul 2010

AHPRA focused on information flow

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14 Jul 2010

AHPRA Boosts Response Capacity

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12 Jul 2010

Queensland Registrants - updated information

Statement from AHPRA
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09 Jul 2010

Mutual recognition of WA registrants

Statement from AHPRA
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08 Jul 2010

Reminder regarding PII arrangements

Statement from AHPRA
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02 Jul 2010

New Requirements for Continuing Professional Development and Recency of Practice

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01 Jul 2010

Browser support for this website

General
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01 Jul 2010

Failed to renew registration due on 30 June 2010?

Statement from AHPRA
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30 Jun 2010

When will registrants hear from National Boards?

Statement from AHPRA
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29 Apr 2010

New national registration standards now available

Statement from the National Boards
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