Registration standards

Registration standards provide a description of the agreed requirements that must be met by a practitioner in order to be registered. Practitioners must meet all registration standards for their profession in order to be eligible for registration.

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (the National Law) as in force in each state and territory, each National Board must develop their registration standards, including the following five mandatory standards (which are common across all the nationally registered professions):

  • continuing professional development (CPD) 
  • criminal history
  • English language skills
  • professional indemnity insurance
  • recency of practice.

As well as the five mandatory standards, the Board has also agreed on the following registration standard:

  • grandparenting (between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2015).

Registration standards provide a description of the agreed requirements that must be met by a practitioner in order to be registered. Practitioners must meet all registration standards for their profession in order to be considered for registration.

Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (the National Law) as in force in each state and territory, each National Board must develop registration standards, including the following five mandatory standards (which are common across all the nationally registered professions):

  • continuing professional development (CPD)
  • criminal history
  • English language skills
  • professional indemnity insurance
  • recency of practice.

As well as the five mandatory standards, the Board has also agreed on the following registration standard:

  • grandparenting.

You can also speak to the staff at your professional association who may be available to assist and advise you.

 
 
 
Page reviewed 24/09/2013