Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Professions & Divisions

National Boards in conjunction with the National Agency (AHPRA) keep public national registers of all registered health practitioners.

These form the public Registers of Practitioners which also include specialists from the dental, medical and podiatry professions.

Within the registers, Chinese medicine, dental, medical radiation and nursing professions are further categorised into divisions. All National Boards with corresponding professions and divisions are shown below.

National Board Profession Division
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner  
Chinese Medicine Board of Australia Chinese Medicine Practitioner Acupuncturist
Chinese herbal medicine practitioner
Chinese herbal dispenser
Chiropractic Board of Australia Chiropractor  
Dental Board of Australia Dental Practitioner  Dentist
Dental therapist
Dental hygienist
Dental prosthetist
Oral health therapist
Medical Board of Australia Medical Practitioner  
Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia Medical Radiation Practitioner Diagnostic radiographer
Nuclear medicine technologists
Radiation therapist
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Nurse Registered nurse (Division 1)
Enrolled nurse (Division 2)
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia  Midwife  
Occupational Therapy Board of Australia Occupational therapist  
Optometry Board of Australia Optometrist
Osteopathy Board of Australia Osteopath
Pharmacy Board of Australia Pharmacist
Physiotherapy Board of Australia Physiotherapist 
Podiatry Board of Australia Podiatrist
Psychology Board of Australia Psychologist
Page reviewed 14/08/2013