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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 relating to a registered practitioner or student.

How to make a notification

1. You can make a notification about a registered health professional or student by downloading the Notification Form - NOTF-00 (663 KB,PDF), completing and mailing it to the AHPRA office in your state or territory.

2. 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 in your state or territory.

New South Wales notifications only

To make a notification about the conduct, health or performance of a practitioner, contact the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission on 1800 043 159.

Queensland notifications only

From 1 July 2014 new complaints about health practitioners will go to the Office of the Health Ombudsman. After 1 July 2014, if you have a complaint about the health, conduct or performance of a registered health practitioner, call 133 646 (133 OHO).

Complaints that were made to AHPRA before 1 July 2014 will generally continue to be managed by AHPRA on behalf of the relevant National Board

Health practitioners, employers and education providers

More information about mandatory reporting is published in this section.

To make a mandatory notification about a registered health professional or student, download the Notification Form - NOTF-00 (663 KB,PDF). Mail the completed form to the AHPRA office in your state or territory:

GPO Box 9958

If you have difficulty completing the form, need assistance or an interpreter, phone AHPRA on 1300 419 495 and ask to speak to a Notifications Officer.


Page reviewed 2/12/2014