Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Board member recruitment

Board member recruitment

  • Are you passionate about healthcare and protecting the public?
  • Would you like to know more about the role of Board members in the National Scheme regulating registered health practitioners from 16 professions?

Applications are now open for 2 community member positions (open to everyone) and 8 practitioner member positions (for people who are registered in the relevant profession).

Click below to watch a video compilation from two recent Q&A webinar sessions, featuring Board members discussing what is involved and what life is like as a board member.

The National Scheme is committed to increasing diverse leadership and voices on its National Boards. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are warmly invited to apply, as are people from diverse backgrounds, including those living in rural or regional areas in Australia, those identifying as LGBTIQ+ and those living with a disability.

Please read the Applicant instructions for using PageUp document before starting an application.

National Board vacancies

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

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

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

National Board Vacancies advertised Open date  Closing date  Status

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia (ATSIHPBA)

Chiropractic Board of Australia (ChiroBA)

Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA)

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)

Osteopathy Board of Australia (OsteoBA)

Podiatry Board of Australia (PodBA)

Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)

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

Practitioner member vacancies:

  • ATSIHPBA (from WA)
  • NMBA (from SA & QLD)
  • OsteoBA (from SA, VIC & a small jurisdiction - ACT, NT or TAS)
  • PsyBA (from TAS)

Community member vacancies*:

  • MRPBA
  • PodBA

*There are no jurisdictional requirements for community member vacancies

1 October 2022 13 November 2022  Closed. Applications are currently under review.

State and territory board vacancies

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

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

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

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

Please use the relevant links in the table below to access the online system to submit your application.

Applicants must click on the name of the vacancy to be taken to the specific advertisement. Here you can submit an application via the online recruitment system, PageUp, by clicking on the blue 'apply now' button. Those who have applied online previously through PageUp must also apply via the blue 'apply now' button.

We are not accepting paper based application forms for this campaign. If you wish to be considered for one of the member vacancies, you must submit an online application.

The advertisements include an information guide which you will be able to download and view for additional information.

State or territory National Board Link to online recruitment website Open date Closing date Status 
Northern Territory Medical Board Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia  26 November 2022 22 January 2023  Open 
Western Australia Nursing and Midwifery Board Call for applications - WA Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (health.wa.gov.au)
27 October 2022 2 December 2022  Open
 Victoria Medical Board Call for applications for appointment to the Victorian Board of the Medical Board of Australia 22 October 2022 20 November 2022 Closed. Applications are currently under review.
Tasmania Nursing and Midwifery Board Call for applications for appointment to the Tasmanian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 22 October 2022 20 November 2022 Closed. Applications are currently under review.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

South Australia
Tasmania

Medical Board Call for applications for appointment to State and Territory Boards of the Medical Board of Australia 17 September 2022 30 October 2022 Closed. Applications are currently under review.
New South Wales
Queensland
Nursing and Midwifery Board Call for applications for appointment to State Boards of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 17 September 2022 30 October 2022 Closed. Applications are currently under review.

Queensland

Tasmania

Medical Board  Call for applications for appointment to State Boards of the Medical Board of Australia  9 April 2022  22 May 2022  Closed. Applications are currently under review.
Tasmania Medical Board Call for applications for appointment to Tasmanian Board of the Medical Board of Australia
21 February 2022 13 March 2022 Closed. Applications are currently under review.
 
 
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