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Ahpra Board

  • On 13 October 2022 the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) was passed in the Queensland Parliament.
  • The Bill made changes to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (the National Law), including changing the name of the Agency Management Committee to the Ahpra Board.
  • The Ahpra website will now reference the Ahpra Board, instead of the Agency Management Committee. However, documents that were published prior to the Bill passing, and that are tied to a specific date (such as communiqués) will retain the former title of Agency Management Committee.
  • For further information, please visit our National Law amendments page. 


The Ahpra Board is the governing board for Ahpra. The Chair is Ms Gill Callister PSM

The Ahpra Board is appointed by the Ministerial Council in accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act as in force in each state and territory.

The Committee currently consists of seven members including: 

  • a Chair who is not a registered health practitioner and has not been a health practitioner in the last five years
  • at least two people with expertise in health and/or education and training
  • at least two people with business or administrative expertise who are not current or previous registered health practitioners  

Members of the Ahpra Board make an annual disclosure of interests. Details of other Board appointments are included in the member profiles.

The Ahpra Board meets up to 11 times per year. The Ahpra Board publishes a communiqué of monthly meetings which summarises issues discussed and decisions made.

The Ahpra Board has established four Committees:

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Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
Ahpra Board Charter

(94.9 KB)

Word version
(240 KB)

October 2022
Page reviewed 25/10/2022