11 May 2022
The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (the Amendment Bill) was introduced into Queensland parliament today.
Queensland is the host jurisdiction for the National Law. This means any proposed changes agreed by Australian Health Ministers need to be introduced into Queensland Parliament for debate and passage. Western Australia will also introduce a corresponding Amendment Bill into their Parliament.
The Amendment Bill includes more than 30 reforms, including:
The Amendment Bill has been referred to the Queensland Parliament’s Health and Environment Committee for scrutiny.
More information is available on Queensland Legislation website.