Welcome to the AHPRA publications page. Here you will find copies or links to our corporate documents such as annual reports, business plans, notification publications, practitioner audit report and more.
You can find National Board publications, such as newsletters, health profession agreements (HPA) and registration data, on the National Board websites. Financial information about cost allocation across the National Boards is also available on our National Boards page.
A snapshot of memories and achievements to mark the 10th anniversary of the National Scheme
The AHPRA Report is a regular update to everyone interested in the work of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
The AHPRA Report is emailed directly to stakeholders throughout Australia and published on the AHPRA Reports page for general information. All past issues will be published to this website for reference and archiving.
Our current and previous annual reports are available on our Annual reports page.
AHPRA's business plans are a useful guide that helps focus our efforts on protecting the public through implementing the National Scheme, and outlines the steps identified as goals for the National Scheme for each respective year.
AHPRA's corporate plan sets out how we aim to play our part in achieving the National Scheme Strategy.
Improving the notifications process report provides an update on work undertaken in response to the KPMG review into our notification processes and systems, including:
*Exemption from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
The above documents have been made available on this website in compliance with the National Law and also in the interest of transparency. Wherever possible, AHPRA provides web content in accessible formats. However in cases where the documents have been provided by other parties, accessible format files may not be available or be approved for use.
If you have difficulty accessing one of these documents, please contact AHPRA at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will attempt to provide you with an accessible version.
To view the National Law, see the Legislation page on the AHPRA website.
The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) Strategy 2015-2020 sets out our vision, mission and strategic priorities. This statement has been developed jointly by the National Boards and AHPRA.
We have published guides and fact sheets for the community and health practitioners on notifications.
These are available from the Notifications and outcomes section of the AHPRA website.
AHPRA and the National Boards are developing a nationally consistent approach to auditing health practitioners’ compliance with mandatory registration standards. In 2012, the first phase of the pilot audit was conducted with the pharmacy profession and a subsequent pilot carried out with pharmacy, optometry and chiropractic professions.
The Phase One Practitioner Audit Pilot Report is available on the Audit page. We will publish links to the public reports as they become available.
The Regulatory Guide sets out how Ahpra and the National Boards manage notifications about the health, performance and conduct of practitioners under Part 8 of the National Law.
Regulatory guide - a full guide (986 KB,DOCX)
Regulatory guide - an overview (85.7 KB,PDF)
The AHPRA Service Charter sets out the values that guide AHPRA, the standards of service you can expect from us, and the steps you can take if these standards are not met.
AHPRA Service Charter (311 KB,PDF)
The National Boards publish quarterly data profiling Australia’s health practitioner workforce. Under the co-regulatory system in Queensland, AHPRA provides quarterly data about its performance in managing complaints to the Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO).
AHPRA has published its submission to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman report on managing practitioner compliance with conditions of registration.
AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
The National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency have published their joint submission in response to the Review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions public consultation paper.
Joint submission from all National Boards and AHPRA to consultation on costs, risks and benefits of implementing the significant accreditation systems reform recommended by the Accreditation Systems Review final report.
Joint National Boards and AHPRA response to consultation on the ASR final report recommendations