Board-specific information

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners added to the pandemic response sub-register
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners have been recognised as an important profession to help with Australia’s COVID-19 response and will be added to the pandemic response sub-register on 1 July 2020.
    Published 1 July 2020. Read the news item.

Chiropractic Board of Australia

  • Third Statement from National Boards and Ahpra
    As we continue to face the biggest public health challenge of our lives, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic will test our health system and each of us like nothing before it.
    Published 2 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update to chiropractors
    The Chiropractic Board of Australia (the Board) recognises the important role of chiropractors as primary healthcare providers within the community and on behalf of the Board, I thank you for your work during this challenging time.
    Published 26 March 2020. Read the news item.

Dental Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update: business and industry stage 4 restrictions in Victoria
    The Victorian Government has released new workforce stage 4 restrictions including Restricted Activity Directions.
    Published 7 August 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update for Victorian-based dental practitioners
    The Victorian Government has declared a State of Disaster as dental practitioners continue to exercise their professional judgement to practise safely.
    Published 4 August 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 means dental practitioners must be vigilant
    Information on the dental practitioner support service, restrictions to dental practice, risk-based practice and resources to manage COVID-19.
    Published 9 July 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update: Now moving to level 1 restrictions
    Australian Health Protection Principal Committee agrees to move to level 1 restrictions.
    Published 8 May 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update: Restrictions on dental practice have changed
    Latest advice from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee and how we are all working together to manage COVID-19.
    Published 23 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Adapting to COVID-19
    Information on teledentistry, clinical training, CPD and PII.
    Published 22 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Update from the Dental Board of Australia and Ahpra
    Changes to how you practice and how we regulate.
    Published 2 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Urgent alert – AHPPC advice
    What the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee's advice means for dental practitioners.
    Published 28 March 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update to dental practitioners
    What does COVID-19 mean for dental practitioners?
    Published 24 March 2020. Read the news item.

Medical Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update
    The Medical Board of Australia responds to questions about its regulatory response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes information about scope of practice, CPD, requirements for interns and international medical graduates and a message from the Chair. 
    Published 29 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Joint statement on clinical experience for medical students
    Medical Deans, the Medical Board of Australia, and the Australian Medical Council are working closely to ensure that our future doctors retain the high level of training and experiential learning that the community needs.
    Published 9 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Medical Board responses to COVID-19 pandemic
    Message from the Chair and information about CPD, requirements for interns and international medical graduates, and other Board work in the context of COVID-19.
    Published 30 March 2020. Read the news item.

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Optometry Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update

    Information on permitted work arrangements in Victoria as confirmed by the Department of Health and Human Services for allied health professionals including optometrists.
    Published 12 August 2020. Read the news item.

Osteopathy Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update
    Message from the Board and information about CPD, first aid certificates, infection control and recency of practice.
    Published 2 April 2020. Read the news item.

Paramedicine Board of Australia

  • Paramedicine Board supports surge
    Groups within the paramedicine profession have been identified as important contributors to increasing the paramedic workforce.
    Published 16 April 2020. Read the news item.

Pharmacy Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update on supervised practice and registration examinations for interns
    The Board has decided to modify some of the requirements for general registration during COVID-19 including changes to supervised practice and examinations.
    Published 30 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update for interns
    The Board understands that internships and examinations may be affected by the current situation and are addressing these issues as a priority.
    Published 17 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update for preceptors
    The Board understands that if your intern has been or could be affected by COVID-19 you are keen to know how the Board will respond.
    Published 17 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • Responses to COVID-19 pandemic
    Information about CPD, requirements for interns and impacts on student clinical training and registration examinations.
    Published 3 April 2020. Read the news item.

Podiatry Board of Australia

  • COVID-19 update to podiatrists and podiatric surgeons
    Information about advertising, telehealth, podiatric surgery, additional resources and looking after yourself.
    Published 1 May 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update from the Podiatry Board of Australia including information about endorsement for scheduled medicines.
    Information from the Board and Ahpra including CPD and endorsement for scheduled medicines.
    Published 3 April 2020. Read the news item.
  • COVID-19 update
    A message from the Chair and resources to help you manage COVID-19.
    Published 27 March 2020. Read the news item.

Psychology Board of Australia

  • August 2020 psychology exam will be delivered via online proctoring
    To ensure provisional psychologists can continue with their professional training, we have moved the August 2020 sitting of the national psychology exam from test centres across Australia to online proctoring.
    Published 2 June 2020. Read the news item 
  • Important information for interns about COVID-19
    Some regulatory requirements have been modified so interns can continue with their professional training while still maintaining public safety.
    Published 9 April 2020. Read the news item.
 
 
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