Each health profession that is part of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is represented by a National Board.
While the primary role of the Boards is to protect the public, the Boards are also responsible for registering practitioners and students, as well as other functions, for their professions.
The 15 National Boards are:
All Boards are supported by Ahpra in the framework of a Health Profession Agreement. National Boards delegated some of their decision making powers to national committees, state and territory boards or to Ahpra. These delegations are published on the Delegations page.