All profession information

Updates on our regulation of practitioners during COVID-19 and other important information affecting registered practitioners can be found below.

Important information for practitioners

  • Statement from Ahpra and the National Boards on the appropriate use of social media
    Ahpra and National Boards remind all registered health practitioners that their obligation to comply with their profession's Code of conduct applies in all settings, including online.
    Published 2 September 2020. Read the news item.
  • No place for racism in healthcare
    Published 17 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • False and misleading advertising on COVID-19
    Published 31 March 2020. Read the news item.

Accreditation and education

  • Protecting our doctors, nurses, pharmacists and health practitioners of the future
    Published 21 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • National principles for clinical education during COVID-19
    Published 17 April 2020. Read more.
  • Psychology Board of Australia - Important information for interns about COVID-19
    Published 9 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Joint statement on clinical experience for medical students
    Published 9 April 2020. Read the news item.

Registration and renewal

  • Recency of practice requirements; COVID-19 response PDF (130 KB), Word version (190 KB,DOCX)
    Published 22 October 2020
  • Temporary change to the English language skill registration standards pathway PDF (111 KB), Word version (111 KB, DOCX)
    Published 14 October 2020.
  • 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.

Surge workforce

  • Additional professions to be added to the pandemic sub-register
    Published 16 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Paramedicine Board of Australia supports surge
    Published 16 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • 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.
 
 
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