Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Terms and conditions
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Terms and conditions

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

This website is provided for general information only. Ahpra does not represent or warrant that the content of this website is accurate, authentic or complete or that the information contained in this website is suitable for your needs. You must not rely on this website as a statement of policy, except where clearly stated. You should assess whether the information is accurate, authentic or complete and where appropriate, seek independent professional advice.

To the extent permitted by law, Ahpra excludes liability for any loss (including loss from viruses) caused by use or reliance on this website. Ahpra may amend or withdraw material on this website at any time without notice.

This website provides links to external websites. Ahpra does not control and accepts no liability for the content of those websites or for any loss arising from use or reliance on those websites. Ahpra does not endorse any external website and does not warrant that they are accurate, authentic or complete. Your use of any external website is governed by the terms of that website. The provision of a link to an external website does not authorise you to reproduce, adapt, modify, communicate or in any way deal with the material on that site.

The inclusion of any email addresses on this website is not consent to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages or SPAM.

Website terms and conditions

Ahpra logo

Ahpra does not endorse the use of the Ahpra logo or any National Board logo by any party; except where written permission is given.

Requests for permission to use the Ahpra or a National Board logo should be directed to:

Communications Team
Ahpra National Office
G.P.O. Box 9958
Melbourne VIC 3001

Or by web enquiry

Please state how and why you wish to use the Ahpra or a National Board logo. Please include your contact details; name, address, telephone number and e-mail.

When referring to any of the National Boards, please use the Board’s full and correct name.

Site and data access

Ahpra and the National Boards do not guarantee uninterrupted access to the websites, or the sites to which they link. Ahpra or a National Boards accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information. Ahpra and the National Boards take all reasonable steps to make sure that the National Registers are accurate and up to date.

As a condition of your use of the websites, you agree that you will not use the websites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. Nor will you do anything that has an impact on the performance of the websites nor interfere with the operation of the websites or the display of information on the website pages. This includes attempting to gain unauthorised access to the secure areas of the websites.

Ahpra and the National Boards grant you a limited licence to access and make personal use of the sites and not to download (except for page caching and the documents provided) any portion of them without the written consent of Ahpra or the National Boards. This includes the downloading of any account information, the use of data-gathering or data extraction tools or the downloading and copying of National Register information for any commercial or data storage purpose. Ahpra and the National Boards do not grant rights to download (other than page caching) or modify the registers, or any portion of them.

The reproduction and use of names and addresses on this website and the National Registers for commercial purposes is prohibited. Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009, Ahpra and the National Boards may give a person a copy of the National Register only if Ahpra or the National Boards are satisfied it would be in the public interest to do so. A fee may be charged for this service.

The Ahpra and National Board websites may automatically collect anonymous information about your visits, such as your browser type, how long you stay on the site and what pages you visit. None of this information is linked to you and is used by Ahpra and the National Boards to monitor general use of the websites and help improve the websites by identifying which sections are most and least used.

Ahpra and the National Boards use Google Analytics to collect data to aggregate and analyse customer usage patterns on all websites. This provides Ahpra and the National Boards with data on usability and behaviour. Ahpra and the National Boards use this information to make changes to the layout of the websites and to the information in them.

Your account

If you are registered with the Ahpra or a National Board, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.  

Applicable legislation

These terms of use are governed by the laws of Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.

If any of these terms of use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms of use will continue in full force.

These terms of use do not negate any terms or conditions that apply to your use of any other government website.
Please contact us if you have any questions, problems or feedback regarding the Ahpra website or any of the National Boards sites.


Ahpra encourages hyperlinking to Ahpra or Health Practitioner Board websites from websites that support our vision, mission and values and who wish to promote our work. The following principles apply:

  • Permission is restricted to text links only. No use or display of the Ahpra or Health Practitioner Board logo is authorized or permitted.
  • Text links must read the full name of Ahpra (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) or relevant Board
  • Permission to use the Ahpra or Board logo is provided by the Ahpra Communications Manager or the relevant Health Practitioner Board. If permission is granted to use the Ahpra or Board logo it must always be accompanied by a link to the Ahpra or Board website.
  • Ahpra encourages linking to the ‘homepage’ of the relevant website. Homepages are:

  • In some circumstances, organisations that have a direct relationship with Ahpra or a specific Board may be granted permission to link to pages on the Ahpra or Board website other than those listed above. To seek permission, please contact the Ahpra Communications Manager.
  • Ahpra retains the right to withdraw this permission without explanation or notice if Ahpra judges the link or website to be inappropriate
  • Any person or organisation linking to Ahpra or Board websites must not misrepresent their relationship with Ahpra or the Boards, and in no way claim or imply a relationship or a position of influence
  • Any person or organisation linking to Ahpra or Board websites must not use terms such as ‘proudly supporting’, ‘sponsored by’, ‘affiliated with’, ‘endorsed by’ etc. without Ahpra or the Board’s permission
  • Any person or organisation linking to Ahpra or Board websites must not engage in conduct which is misleading, deceptive or present information which is false in relation to Ahpra or the Boards
  • The site providing the link must not violate any Australian laws and its content should not be construed as inappropriate, obscene, defamatory, vulgar, hateful or otherwise objectionable
  • Ahpra and the Health Practitioner Boards reserve their rights with respect to the copyright of their information, including logos and other graphics. You may not reproduce this information without the consent of Ahpra or the relevant Board
  • Ahpra requests that, instead of displaying addresses and phone numbers for Ahpra offices on your site, that you link to the Ahpra Contact Us page so that the information will always be up to date.

Linking from Ahpra or Board websites to other websites

Requests to create hyperlinks from Ahpra or Health Practitioner Board websites to another website should be made to the Ahpra Communications Manager and following initial assessment, requests may be submitted to the relevant Health Practitioner Board or Ahpra Executive for consideration. Requests are considered based on their benefit to Ahpra and the relevant Board, and may include evaluation against the criteria below:

  • Links on Ahpra or Board websites of a commercial nature are only provided if they relate directly to the work of Ahpra and will provide benefits to health practitioner regulation
  • Ahpra may create links to other government or not-for-profit organisations if they relate directly to the work of Ahpra and only when Ahpra has been granted permission to do so by the relevant organisation
  • Ahpra will not link to individual or personal websites

Site policies

Ahpra and the National Boards review all policies from time to time. Whenever a policy is changed or updated, a new version will be posted on the site.

Please review our policies regularly so that you are aware of any changes. Ahpra reserves the right to make changes to the policies as required and without notice at any time.

Page reviewed 19/11/2021