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Read the latest news affecting the profession.

16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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News Archives

2016

30 Dec 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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30 Nov 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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23 Nov 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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21 Nov 2016

Chinese medicine practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Chinese medicine practitioners have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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21 Nov 2016

Reminder of Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) reminds Chinese medicine practitioners there is only one year until the Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice come into effect.
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17 Nov 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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10 Nov 2016

End of grandparenting provisions prompted a high volume of complex applications in 2015/16

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia intensified its focus on processing the last surge of grandparenting registration applications during 2015/16, according to information released today in the 2015/16 annual report published by AHPRA.
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09 Nov 2016

Chinese Medicine Board secures Australia-China Council Grant

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has successfully secured an Australia-China Council (ACC) Grant.
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26 Oct 2016

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2016-20.
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24 Oct 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its October newsletter.
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18 Oct 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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14 Oct 2016

Students seeking registration urged to apply online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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10 Oct 2016

Video explains online renewal of registration which is now open

A new video explains online renewal of registration which is now open for Chinese medicine practitioners.
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05 Oct 2016

Revised Terms of Reference for Policy, Planning and Communications Committee

In August 2016 the Board conducted its annual review of its committees and decided to continue with its Registration and Notifications Committee (RNC) and Policy, Planning and Communications Committee (PPCC).
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05 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) today published further information to help registered health practitioners to better understand their advertising obligations.
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04 Oct 2016

Call for expressions of interest - Chinese Medicine Reference Group

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has decided to establish a Chinese Medicine Reference Group consisting of both individuals and representatives of organisations which can bring their collective advice to the Board.
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29 Sep 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 Sep 2016

Presentation: Chinese medicine regulation in Australia

Download the recent presentation on Chinese medicine regulation in Australia.
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14 Sep 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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01 Sep 2016

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia fees set for 2016/17

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has decided that the national registration fee for Chinese medicine practitioners for 2016/17 will remain the same as in the previous year.
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22 Aug 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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22 Aug 2016

Quick reference guide for Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has developed a Quick Reference Guide for the Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice. These guidelines come into effect from 12 November 2017.
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16 Aug 2016

New guidelines for patient health records

Following wide consultation, the Chinese Medicine Board (the Board) today published new guidelines for creating and maintaining health records.
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18 Jul 2016

Compendium updated

Minor amendments have been made to the Nomenclature compendium of commonly used Chinese herbal medicines.
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04 Jul 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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23 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands Chinese medicine practitioner

A tribunal has found a Chinese medicine practitioner behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct and reprimanded him.
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22 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands Chinese medicine practitioner

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) has reprimanded Chinese medicine practitioner Ms Silvia Russo for professional misconduct and ordered her to continue to participate in her existing mentor arrangement until 1 October 2016.
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15 Jun 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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15 Jun 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its June newsletter.
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09 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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06 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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26 May 2016

Sydney forum invitation

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at the SMC Conference and Function Centre on Monday 20 June 2016.
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23 May 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its communiqués for February, March and April.
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02 May 2016

Brisbane forum invitation

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at the George Williams Hotel on Monday 23 May 2016.
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19 Apr 2016

Chinese medicine regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has released its report for 2014/15.
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08 Apr 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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30 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chinese Medicine Accreditation Committee
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04 Mar 2016

Melbourne forum invitation for practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese Medicine

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at Citadines on Bourke Melbourne on Monday 21 March 2016.
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01 Mar 2016

Newsletter from the Chinese Medicine Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its February newsletter.
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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08 Feb 2016

Adelaide forum invitation for practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese Medicine

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury on Monday 22 February 2016.
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2015

22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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11 Dec 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its November communiqué.
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04 Dec 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its October communiqué.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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01 Dec 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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20 Nov 2015

Chinese medicine practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Chinese medicine practitioners have until 30 November to renew their registration to avoid paying a late fee.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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17 Nov 2015

Perth forum invitation for practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese Medicine

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at The University of Western Australia - Claremont Campus on Monday 23 November 2015.
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16 Nov 2015

Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice published today

New Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice have been published for all Chinese medicine practitioners today.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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05 Nov 2015

2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched

The 2014/15 annual report: AHPRA and National Boards has been published.
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14 Oct 2015

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/2016.
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09 Oct 2015

New registration type now available: Limited registration for teaching or research

Overseas-trained Chinese medicine practitioners can now apply for limited registration for teaching or research when offered a position in Australia.
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08 Oct 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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06 Oct 2015

Newsletter from the Chinese Medicine Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its September newsletter.
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28 Sep 2015

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration is now open for Chinese medicine practitioners registered in Australia. 
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11 Sep 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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11 Sep 2015

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders

Are your contact details up to date? Registration renewal reminders will be sent to registrants soon.
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09 Sep 2015

Perth forum invitation for practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese Medicine

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia invites practitioners, students and stakeholders of Chinese medicine to attend an information forum being held at The University of Western Australia - Claremont Campus on Monday 23 November 2015. 
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02 Sep 2015

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia sets fee for 2015/16

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (the Board) has decided that the national registration fee for Chinese medicine practitioners for 2015/16 will remain the same as in the previous year.
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18 Aug 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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31 Jul 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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30 Jul 2015

Public consultation on draft Guidelines for health record keeping

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the draft Guidelines for health record keeping. Consultation is open until 24 September 2015.
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13 Jul 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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03 Jul 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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01 Jul 2015

Registration for Internationally trained Chinese medicine practitioners from 1 July 2015

The CMBA has established an interim framework for assessing the substantial equivalence of international qualifications for the purposes of section 53(b), detailing how to apply and what is required.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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01 Jul 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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30 Jun 2015

End of arrangements allowing some Chinese medicine practitioners to become registered

Grandparenting arrangements have now expired that allowed some Chinese medicine practitioners to become registered as the profession joined the National Scheme1.
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26 Jun 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Chinese Medicine Board list of approved persons for appointment to panels, or the Registration and Notifications Committee.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standards taking effect from 1 July

Revised English language skills registration standards take effect from 1 July for all registrants.
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21 May 2015

Newsletter from the Chinese Medicine Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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20 May 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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06 May 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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04 May 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for appointments to vacancies on the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia for a practitioner member from a small jurisdiction.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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09 Apr 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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25 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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06 Mar 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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03 Mar 2015

Review of Complementary Medicines Regulation

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia draws your attention to a Call for submissions - ‘Review of complementary medicines regulation’.
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA and National Boards to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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16 Feb 2015

End of arrangements allowing some Chinese medicine practitioners to become registered

From 1 July 2015, arrangements that allowed some Chinese medicine practitioners to become registered as the profession joined the National Scheme1 will expire.
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13 Feb 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends practitioner, imposes conditions on registration

Ms Ah Choo Teo - registration as a Chinese medicine practitioner suspended for three months.
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09 Feb 2015

Newsletter from the Chinese Medicine Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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05 Jan 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia releases its latest communiqué.
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