Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Cosmetic surgery hub

Cosmetic surgery hub

Cosmetic surgery hub

Cosmetic surgery concern? Call our hotline on 1300 361 041

We’re committed to making cosmetic surgery safer. On this page are helpful resources for practitioners and the public.

Our Cosmetic Surgery Hotline – 1300 361 041 is a new service for cosmetic surgery patients or concerned practitioners to tell us about their bad experiences. If we know about it, we can investigate it. This specialised notifications team is here to listen Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm AEDT. Concerns can also be lodged confidentially.

Practitioners who are aware of unsafe cosmetic surgery practices are also encouraged to call.

Latest news

Updates on our work to make cosmetic surgery safer.

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Information for the public

Information about how to make safer cosmetic surgery choices.

How to make safer choices » 

Information for practitioners

Information for practitioners to support safer cosmetic surgery practice.

Understand your obligations » 

Cosmetic surgery complaints

Information for patients on how to make a complaint and the complaints process.

We’re here to help » 

Advertising complaints

Guidance for practitioners and support for patients.

What are the rules? » 

Cosmetic surgery review

Read the final report and recommendations from the independent review.

Read the findings » 

Our response to the cosmetic surgery review

Read Ahpra and the Medical Board’s full response to the independent review.

Our reply » 

Public consultation

The Medical Board is consulting on three documents relating to the regulation of medical practitioners who provide cosmetic surgery.

Have your say » 
 
 
Page reviewed 30/11/2022