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Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Registration Standards

You may require further information in order to understand and answer the questions in the online application form, or other application forms, regarding the minimum standards that you need to meet to be eligible for registration as a health practitioner in Australia.

Each National Board has a registration standard detailing the requirements and minimum standards for each of these areas:

  • English language skills
  • criminal history
  • professional indemnity insurance.

The registration standards for your profession's National Board can be found at the web pages below.

Registration standards

Profession  Web page 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice  Registration Standards 
Chinese Medicine Registration Standards 
Chiropractic Registration Standards 
Dental Registration Standards 
Medical Registration Standards 
Medical Radiation Practice Registration Standards 
Nursing and Midwifery Registration Standards 
Occupational Therapy Registration Standards 
Optometry Registration Standards 
Osteopathy  Registration Standards 
Pharmacy Registration Standards
Physiotherapy Registration Standards 
Podiatry Registration Standards 
Psychology Registration Standards 

Page reviewed 9/09/2014