Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
 

Make a notification

If you want to make a complaint about a registered health practitioner, this section tells you how.

Practitioners, employers and education providers are all required by law to report notifiable conduct by a registered practitioner or student. This is called a mandatory notification.

How to make a notification

Please note: The Notification form (NOTF-00) is required to be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader and may not display correctly in all browsers. For more information, please view the system requirements of this website.

ACT, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

All notifications about registered health practitioners or students should be made by completing the Notification Form - NOTF-00 (663 KB,PDF).

If you are a health practitioner, employer or education provider and are making a mandatory notification required under the National Law, you can indicate this on the notification form.

The form can be completed electronically and submitted directly, or printed and posted to the address indicated on the form. If you find it difficult to fill out the form, or you need help or an interpreter, phone AHPRA on 1300 419 495 and ask to speak to a Notifications Officer.

New South Wales notifications only

If you are a member of the public, you can contact:

If you are a health practitioner, employer or education provider and are making a mandatory notification required under the National Law, you should use the Notification Form - NOTF-00 (663 KB,PDF) and send this to AHPRA.

If your mandatory notification relates to a NSW practitioner, please send a copy of your notification to the NSW Health Professional Councils Authority on mail@hpca.nsw.gov.au.

If you find it difficult to fill out the form, or you need help or an interpreter, phone AHPRA on 1300 419 495 and ask to speak to a Notifications Officer.

Queensland notifications only

All complaints about registered health practitioners or students are made to the Office of the Health Ombudsman via their website or by calling 133 OHO (133 646).

 
 
 
Page reviewed 5/04/2016