COVID-19 updates

Information about the new pandemic response sub-register is available on the Pandemic sub-register page.

COVID-19 updates

Registered health practitioners are playing a vital role in treating and containing the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. We are committed to supporting health practitioners to continue to provide safe care to their communities and will continue to update health practitioners and the public with information as it becomes available. All COVID-19 related updates from Ahpra and the National Boards can be found on this webpage.


Frequently asked questions

Responding to COVID-19 

  • Ahpra returns over 40,000 health practitioners to the temporary pandemic response sub-register to support our critical health workforce during the emergency
    Published 1 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • False and misleading advertising on COVID-19
    Published 31 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Changes to presenting-in-person requirements
    Published 27 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • New online upload service for applications, forms and supporting documents.
    Published 27 March 2020. Read the news item.

Statements from National Boards and Ahpra

  • Third Statement from National Boards and Ahpra
    Published 2 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Second statement from National Boards and Ahpra
    Published 24 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Statement from National Boards and Ahpra
    Published 13 March 2020. Read the statement.

Board-specific communications

  • Medical Board of Australia responses to COVID-19 pandemic
    Published 30 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Dental Board of Australia - Urgent alert – Australian Health Protection Principal Committee advice
    Published 28 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Dental Board of Australia - COVID-19 update to dental practitioners
    Published 24 March 2020. Read the news item.

Corporate information

  • Ahpra work continues remotely as in-person services temporarily suspended
    Published 31 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Sydney office temporarily closed to public access but our work continues
    Published 30 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Darwin offices temporarily closed to public access but our work continues
    Published 27 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Our Perth office is temporarily closed to the public but our work continues
    Published 26 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • Protecting everyone's health and how to contact Ahpra as we move to work remotely.
    Published 20 March 2020. Read the news item.

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    Page reviewed 7/04/2020