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20 Feb 2017

AHPRA Tasmania office closure

The AHPRA Tasmania office will be closed from 3.00pm on Tuesday 21 February 2017 for the official opening of the new office.
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17 Feb 2017

Call for applications - state and territories

There are multiple practitioner member and community member vacancies arising on the Medical Board of Australia.
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09 Feb 2017

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, imposing conditions to restrict practice

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has reprimanded a medical practitioner and imposed conditions on his registration restricting his practice, after finding he engaged in professional misconduct by failing to comply with conditions that had been imposed on his registration.
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07 Feb 2017

Tribunal cancels registration and reprimands GP

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the tribunal) has reprimanded a general practitioner, Dr Gershon Cukier, cancelled his registration and disqualified him from re-applying for registration as a medical practitioner for a period of 18 months.
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31 Jan 2017

Medical Board of Australia Board member named in Australia Day Honours

Medical Board of Australia (the Board) Board member, Associate Professor Stephen Bradshaw, has been recognised with a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in this year’s Australia Day Honours.
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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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16 Jan 2017

Medical practitioner reprimanded by tribunal for unprofessional performance

A tribunal has reprimanded a medical practitioner and ordered him to pay a fine of $2,500 plus costs incurred by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) for behaving in a way that constitutes unsatisfactory professional performance.
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04 Jan 2017

Tribunal sets aside condition on medical practitioner’s registration

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the tribunal) has set aside the decision of the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) to impose a condition on the registration of medical practitioner Dr Rodney Syme as a form of immediate action.
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News Archives

2016

19 Dec 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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16 Dec 2016

Medical practitioner suspended for three months

A plastic surgeon has had his registration suspended by a tribunal for three months after it found he had a sexual relationship with a patient.
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05 Dec 2016

Medical practitioner is reprimanded and fined for inappropriately prescribing medication

The tribunal has reprimanded a practitioner for engaging in professional misconduct, which contributed to the death of a patient.
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02 Dec 2016

Court of appeal upholds Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss doctor’s application for judicial review

The Court of Appeal in Western Australia has dismissed a cardiologist’s appeal of a decision by the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
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02 Dec 2016

Report on complaints noted

We note the report on the medical complaints process and are taking action to do our part to address bullying and harassment.
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30 Nov 2016

Quarterly registration data released

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

Statement of Agreed Principles on a Respectful Culture in Medicine

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA has signed up to the NSW Health Statement of Agreed Principles on a respectful culture in medicine.
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25 Nov 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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24 Nov 2016

Board endorses doctors giving dietary advice

Informed community debate about public health issues is vital.
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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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16 Nov 2016

Statement from Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA

Regulating health practitioners is an essential safeguard to protect patients.
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15 Nov 2016

Medical practitioner suspended after falsifying patient records

A tribunal has confirmed a decision by the Medical Board of Australia to suspend the registration of Dr Wijeneka Liyanage.
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10 Nov 2016

Doctors the most trusted profession: Board research

Doctors are the most trusted profession in Australia, along with nurses and pharmacists, according to social research published today into community and doctors’ views about trust, confidence and fitness to practise in the medical profession.
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10 Nov 2016

Annual Report profiles Board’s work to protect the public in 2015/16

The Medical Board of Australia progressed three major initiatives in 2015/16 to help improve public safety, according to information published by AHPRA today in its 2015/16 annual report.
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09 Nov 2016

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published their 2016-20 health profession agreement.
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03 Nov 2016

Medical practitioner admits professional misconduct

A medical practitioner has admitted to engaging in professional misconduct after prescribing medications while suspended from practice and while his registration had conditions imposed that prevented him from practising.
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25 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

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

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 Oct 2016

Tribunal reprimands and fines GP following unprofessional conduct

Dr Almayne du Preez, a general practitioner has been reprimanded and fined after admitting that her management of a patient with Lyme disease or Lyme disease-like illness amounted to unprofessional conduct.
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17 Oct 2016

Final-year medical students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year medical 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

Data from specialist medical colleges on the specialist pathway

The Medical Board of Australia has published data from specialist medical colleges on the specialist pathway.
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10 Oct 2016

Medical practitioner registration suspended for professional misconduct after repeated drug use

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the tribunal) has reprimanded a medical practitioner, suspended and imposed conditions on her registration following repeated illicit drug use, amounting to professional misconduct.
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10 Oct 2016

Tribunal reprimands practitioner and imposes conditions on his registration

The Victorian Civil and Administration Tribunal (VCAT) has reprimanded Dr George Koniuszko, and imposed conditions on his registration after making findings that he had engaged in professional misconduct.
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07 Oct 2016

Tribunal dismisses allegations against medical practitioner

The Health Practitioners Tribunal (Tasmania) (the tribunal) has dismissed Tasmanian Board of the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) allegations of unprofessional conduct against general practitioner Dr Gregory Pitt.
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07 Oct 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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06 Oct 2016

Medical practitioner reprimanded and suspended from practising

A tribunal has reprimanded and suspended a medical practitioner for inappropriate prescribing and medical management of patients over 12 years.
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29 Sep 2016

Revised registration standards for all medical practitioners and new cosmetic guidelines take effect on 1 October 2016

New standards and guidelines for medical practitioners take effect on 1 October: two revised registration standards and new cosmetic guidelines.
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29 Sep 2016

Medical practitioner fined, disqualified from reapplying for registration for 10 years for professional misconduct

A general practitioner has been reprimanded, fined $20,000, ordered to pay legal costs and disqualified from reapplying for registration as a medical practitioner for 10 years for professional misconduct.
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29 Sep 2016

Referral of medical practitioner to Tribunal dismissed

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (the tribunal) has dismissed a referral by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) regarding specialist psychiatrist, Dr Roger Paterson.
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27 Sep 2016

One week to go to have your say on the use of chaperones

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) are reminding the public there is one week left for them to have their say on the use of chaperones to protect patients.
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27 Sep 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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27 Sep 2016

Medical practitioner’s registration suspended after surgery error

A neurosurgeon’s registration has been suspended for performing spinal surgery at the wrong level and then attempting to cover it up.
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23 Sep 2016

Tribunal suspends doctor for six months for professional misconduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) has found Dr Tahir Shah engaged in professional misconduct and suspended his registration for six months.
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22 Sep 2016

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner for unsatisfactory professional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has found that medical practitioner, Dr Sylvia Xiao Yun Yu, engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct.
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22 Sep 2016

Medical practitioner’s registration suspended for inappropriate prescribing

A medical practitioner who admitted to inappropriate prescribing has had his registration suspended by a tribunal for a period of two years.
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20 Sep 2016

AHPRA and Medical Board host international conference

Experienced medical regulators, academics and educators from around the world will gather in Melbourne from today at IAMRA2016 - the 12th conference of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities.
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12 Sep 2016

Tribunal reprimands doctor for professional misconduct, imposes conditions

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has reprimanded a doctor and imposed conditions on his registration, after finding he engaged in professional misconduct by having an inappropriate personal and/or sexual relationship with the mother of his patient.
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05 Sep 2016

Have your say: Independent review invites submissions on the use of chaperones

Submissions are invited for an independent review on the use of chaperones to protect Australian patients, with detailed terms of reference being published today.
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30 Aug 2016

Tribunal confirms immediate action on medical practitioner and imposes conditions

ACAT has confirmed the Medical Board's decision to take immediate action on the registration of Dr Mohamed Helmy.
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29 Aug 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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16 Aug 2016

Medical Board consults on revalidation in Australia

Strengthened continuing professional development and screening for at-risk doctors should underpin future approaches to revalidation in Australia, according to an expert report to the Medical Board of Australia.
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10 Aug 2016

Independent review on chaperoning

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have patient and public safety as their number one objective.
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02 Aug 2016

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia have a clear focus on public and patient safety.
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01 Aug 2016

Video explains online renewal

A video for medical practitioners explaining the renewal of registration process is now available.
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29 Jul 2016

Registration fees for medical practitioners for 2016/17

The Medical Board of Australia has not changed the national registration fee for medical practitioners for 2016/17. The 2016/17 registration fee is the same as it was in 2015/16.
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28 Jul 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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22 Jul 2016

Medical practitioner cautioned for unsatisfactory professional conduct

A tribunal has found that Dr Indunil Shiranth de Silva, a physician, had behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct.
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18 Jul 2016

Medical practitioner’s registration suspended for professional misconduct

A medical practitioner who admitted to a sexual relationship with a patient has had his registration suspended for professional misconduct.
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13 Jul 2016

Tribunal reprimands, fines obstetrician for professional misconduct

A specialist obstetrician has been reprimanded, fined $5,000 and ordered to pay the Board's costs for professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional performance.
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11 Jul 2016

Medical practitioner’s registration suspended for inappropriate prescribing

A medical practitioner who admitted inappropriate prescribing has had her registration suspended by a tribunal for professional misconduct.
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01 Jul 2016

Revised registration standards for limited registration take effect from today

Revised registration standards for the four types of limited registration available under the National Law1 take effect from today.
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24 Jun 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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23 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands doctor for professional misconduct

A doctor has been reprimanded and ordered to carry out further education and mentoring, for engaging in professional misconduct.
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22 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands doctor, cancels registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (the tribunal) has reprimanded Mr Aran John Bowden Denford, cancelled his medical registration and disqualified him for applying for registration for two and a half years, for accessing child pornography over 14 years.
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15 Jun 2016

Medical practitioner suspended for possessing child pornography

A medical practitioner who admitted possessing child pornography has had his registration suspended by a tribunal for professional misconduct.
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10 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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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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01 Jun 2016

Tribunal confirms Medical Board decision to refuse registration

A tribunal has confirmed a decision of the Medical Board of Australia to refuse an application for renewal of limited registration.
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01 Jun 2016

Medical practitioner unable to reapply for registration for three years

A medical practitioner found to have engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct cannot reapply for registration for three years.
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26 May 2016

Doctor found to have engaged in professional misconduct by Tribunal

The tribunal found that General Practitioner Dr Ajay Naidu has engaged in professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct.
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26 May 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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13 May 2016

AHPRA prosecutes former doctor

AHPRA, on behalf of the Medical Board of Australia, has successfully prosecuted a former doctor.
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11 May 2016

Tribunal dismisses referral made by the Medical Board of Australia

A referral by the Medical Board of Australia against a general practitioner has been dismissed. 
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09 May 2016

Medical Board issues guidelines on cosmetic medical and surgical procedures

The Medical Board of Australia has issued guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures.
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03 May 2016

Medical practitioner to be registered without conditions

A medical practitioner who sought a review of a decision to refuse him unrestricted specialist registration is to be registered without conditions.
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28 Apr 2016

New doctors’ health service arrangements

Doctors and medical students in NSW, the ACT, SA, and the NT will have access to expanded doctors’ health services from 1 May 2016.
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28 Apr 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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28 Apr 2016

Revised registration standards for limited registration published today

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) has today published the revised registration standards for the four types of limited registration available under the National Law1.
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22 Apr 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest – Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia
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14 Apr 2016

Tribunal reprimands doctor, disqualifies him from registration for two years

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (SAT) has reprimanded a doctor.
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06 Apr 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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01 Apr 2016

Medical regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) has released its summary for 2014/15.
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30 Mar 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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24 Mar 2016

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on a proposed revised registration standard for granting general registration to medical practitioners who hold an Australian Medical Council certificate.
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24 Mar 2016

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on a proposed revised registration standard for specialist registration.
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24 Mar 2016

Tribunal acts on Board's call to cancel registration

A tribunal has acted on a call by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) to cancel the registration of a medical practitioner.
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22 Mar 2016

AHPRA welcomes Victorian hospital safety and quality review

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) looks forward to contributing to the review of hospital safety and quality assurance in Victoria that was recently commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services in the light of the tragic deaths of babies at Bacchus Marsh Hospital (Djerriwarrh Health). 
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04 Mar 2016

Tribunal hears appeal against Immediate Action – grants stay

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has given a medical practitioner six weeks to find a supervisor and a group practice to work in, while other restrictions on his registration imposed by the Medical Board of Australia remain in place.
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04 Mar 2016

Tribunal reprimands doctor for failure to report sexual misconduct, imposes conditions

A tribunal has reprimanded a doctor and imposed conditions on his registration, for his failure to report another doctor’s conduct at his practice.
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02 Mar 2016

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal (the Tribunal) has imposed conditions on a specialist general practitioner's registration.
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26 Feb 2016

Tribunal reprimands surgeon for unsatisfactory professional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) found that Dr Christopher Joseph Bourke engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct.
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25 Feb 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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25 Feb 2016

Tribunal restricts practice, finds unprofessional conduct

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) has found an orthopaedic surgeon engaged in unprofessional conduct.
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16 Feb 2016

Lessons for all in system failures at Djerriwarrh

Australia’s health practitioner regulator says there are lessons for everyone in the tragedy at the Djerriwarrh Health Service and that AHPRA is doing its part to address the system failures that let patients down.
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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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02 Feb 2016

Revised standards for all medical practitioners published today

The Medical Board of Australia has today published the revised registration standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and recency of practice for Australia’s 100,000 registered medical practitioners.
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19 Jan 2016

AHPRA prosecutes former doctor

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is prosecuting a former doctor for claiming to be a registered medical practitioner.
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15 Jan 2016

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner for professional misconduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has found Dr Andrew Carl Schneider, an anaesthetist, engaged in professional misconduct.
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12 Jan 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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07 Jan 2016

Call for expressions of interest

Call for applications – Queensland Board Member vacancy
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05 Jan 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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04 Jan 2016

Revised guidelines take effect from today

New international medical graduate (IMG) supervision requirements come into effect today.
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2015

31 Dec 2015

Revised PII standard for all medical practitioners takes effect on 1 January 2016

The revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance arrangements for medical practitioners takes effect on 1 January 2016.
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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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22 Dec 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 Dec 2015

The Board warns international medical practitioners about fraudulent registration advice

The Medical Board of Australia has warned overseas doctors to take care before handing over money or official registration documents to anyone purporting to arrange medical registration in Australia.
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04 Dec 2015

Supreme Court dismisses doctor’s application for judicial review

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has dismissed a doctor’s application for judicial review of a decision of the Medical Board of Australia Performance and Professional Standards Panel.
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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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02 Dec 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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01 Dec 2015

Revised PII standard for all medical practitioners published today

The Medical Board of Australia has today published the revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance arrangements for Australia’s 100,000 registered medical practitioners.
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30 Nov 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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27 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Australian Capital Territory, South Australian and Victorian Boards of the Medical Board of Australia.
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25 Nov 2015

Quarterly registration data released

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

Tribunal reprimands doctor, orders counselling

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has reprimanded Dr Andrew Alfred George Leggett, a psychiatrist and ordered him to undertake counselling, for having a personal and sexual relationship with a former patient.
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24 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands surgeon for unprofessional conduct

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has reprimanded Dr Chitrakanti Kapadia, a specialist surgeon for unprofessional conduct, for failing to disclose information to the Medical Board of Australia (Board) when applying to renew his medical registration.
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20 Nov 2015

Tribunal reprimands doctor, orders conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (SAT) has reprimanded, fined and ordered conditions to be imposed on the registration of Dr Ross Jose a general practitioner.
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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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18 Nov 2015

Tribunal finds doctor engaged in professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (Tribunal) has found Dr Premanandan Vayal Veettil, who works in general practice, guilty of unsatisfactory professional performance and professional misconduct.
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18 Nov 2015

Tribunal suspends doctor, limits practice

A tribunal has suspended a doctor’s registration for six months, ordered him to never again see female patients and found that he engaged in both professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year medical students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year medical 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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13 Nov 2015

Call for expressions of interest

Call for expressions of interest – Tasmanian Board of the Medical Board of Australia
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11 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia. 
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09 Nov 2015

Revised supervision guidelines for International Medical Graduates

New International Medical Graduate (IMG) supervision requirements will come into effect in January 2016.
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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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04 Nov 2015

Revised accreditation standards for specialist medical programs

The Medical Board of Australia has approved the Australian Medical Council’s revised accreditation standards for specialist medical programs.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised registration standards approved

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council has approved the Medical Board of Australia’s revised registration standards for medical practitioners. 
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28 Oct 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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26 Oct 2015

Board imposes conditions on Dr Phillip Nitschke, ending legal process

The Medical Board of Australia has imposed strict conditions on the medical registration of Dr Phillip Nitschke in a mediated settlement that concludes longstanding legal and tribunal proceedings.
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21 Oct 2015

AHPRA calls for more reporting to improve public safety

AHPRA today called on Victorian health practitioners and services to report their concerns about poor quality care, so regulators can act when needed to keep the public safe.
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16 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia 
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16 Oct 2015

AHPRA widens investigation into practitioners at Victorian health service

Australia’s health regulators yesterday launched investigations into other doctors and midwives at the Djerriwarrh Health Service in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, after receiving an expert report raising concerns about obstetric and midwifery care at the service.
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14 Oct 2015

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published their health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/16.
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30 Sep 2015

Medical Board announces next steps on cosmetic medicine

The Medical Board of Australia has published submissions to its consultation on cosmetic medical and surgical procedures provided by medical practitioners and outlined next steps in deciding how best to manage risk to patients in this area.
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29 Sep 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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15 Sep 2015

Medical Board announces next steps on revalidation

The Medical Board of Australia has today published commissioned research on revalidation and announced the next steps it will take.
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10 Sep 2015

Medical Board and AHPRA endorse EAG call for action

The Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency today endorsed the call for action across the health sector to end discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
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28 Aug 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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27 Aug 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends doctor over alternative, unproven medical treatment

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr William Barnes, suspending him for three months and imposing conditions on his registration.
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20 Aug 2015

Quarterly registration data released

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

Medical Board warns doctors of fraudulent letter

The Medical Board of Australia today warned doctors to look out for a fraudulent letter purporting to be jointly from the Board and the Department of Human Services.
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05 Aug 2015

Changes to conditions for some medical practitioners

The information that appears on the Register of medical practitioners will soon change for some medical practitioners.
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30 Jul 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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29 Jul 2015

GP reprimanded and conditions imposed over professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found that Dr Jon Garland engaged in professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct, reprimanding him and imposing conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner.
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15 Jul 2015

Board warns overseas doctors of fraudulent registration and employment racket

The Medical Board of Australia today issued a blunt warning to overseas doctors about a fraudulent medical registration and employment racket.
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14 Jul 2015

Medical Board suspends Dr Tareq Kamleh

The Medical Board of Australia has confirmed it has suspended the registration of Dr Tareq Kamleh.
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07 Jul 2015

AHPRA and Board respect Supreme Court decision

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA respect the Supreme Court decision about Dr Philip Nitschke.
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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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29 Jun 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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22 Jun 2015

AHPRA acts on more unregistered individuals

AHPRA is calling for people who have been treated by unregistered individuals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs to come forward, amid concerns about sub-standard dental care and poor infection control.
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01 Jun 2015

Board Chair’s leadership recognised in prestigious AMA award

The leadership and contribution of Medical Board of Australia Chair, Dr Joanna Flynn AM, has been recognised with the prestigious 2015 AMA Woman in Medicine award.
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28 May 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

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

Quarterly registration data released

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

Tribunal dismisses review of conditions on registration

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has dismissed an application by a Dr Nicolae Cruceru to review a Medical Board of Australia decision to impose conditions on his registration.
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15 May 2015

Tribunal orders Dr Jayant Patel must never be registered again

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal this morning ordered that Dr Jayant Patel must never be registered in the medical profession again in Australia.
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12 May 2015

Medical practitioner suspended for professional misconduct

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a medical practitioner engaged in professional misconduct, reprimanding him and suspending his registration for one year from 29 April 2015.
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12 May 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct

The Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found Dr Steven Andrew behaved in a way that constituted professional misconduct, reprimanding and fining him $10,000, and imposing conditions on his registration.
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11 May 2015

Board seeks orders in relation to former surgeon Jayant Patel

The Medical Board of Australia today took disciplinary action against former surgeon Jayant Patel in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) in Brisbane.
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05 May 2015

Medical Board of Australia and AMA join forces on doctors' health

The Medical Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have joined forces on a national health program for doctors and medical students in Australia.
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04 May 2015

Call for applications – New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia

Applications are now sought from medical practitioners and community members from New South Wales to fill vacancies on the New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
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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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30 Apr 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal affirms National Board decision to refuse registration

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has affirmed a Medical Board of Australia decision to refuse Dr Salahuddin Taj’s application for specialist registration.
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20 Apr 2015

Medical practitioner fined, disqualified for professional misconduct

The WA State Administrative Tribunal has fined Dr John Barry Myers $10,000 and disqualified him from applying for registration as a medical practitioner for five years.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for falsifying registration documents

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has found Dr Jai Palaniappan engaged in professional misconduct. He was reprimanded and fined $4,000 for falsifying registration documents.
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17 Apr 2015

Community protected: Misleading website off the air

A potentially misleading website that republished information from AHPRA’s register of practitioners without consent is no longer published.
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27 Mar 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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24 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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24 Mar 2015

Board commissions research on revalidation

The Medical Board of Australia has commissioned international research into revalidation, or ways to make sure doctors keep their skills up to date throughout their professional lives
Read More

 
17 Mar 2015

Board consults on cosmetic procedures

Cooling off periods for all patients and mandatory psychological assessment for under 18s are proposed in draft guidelines for cosmetic medical and surgical procedures proposed by the Medical Board of Australia.
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17 Mar 2015

Board consults on cosmetic procedures


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16 Mar 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Christopher Alroe and imposed conditions on his registration for professional misconduct.
Read More

 
04 Mar 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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26 Feb 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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26 Feb 2015

Psychiatrist reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional performance

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Zoran Radovic for unsatisfactory professional performance as a psychiatrist.
Read More

 
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.
Read More

 
17 Feb 2015

Websites using information from public registers without permission

No AHPRA permission for publication of data sourced from public online register.
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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.
Read More

 
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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02 Feb 2015

Court of Appeal sets aside Tribunal finding of improper conduct

Dr Leila Dekker - appeal allowed.
Read More

 
23 Jan 2015

Tribunal lifts suspension of medical practitioner

Dr Wijeneka Liyanage - suspension on registration lifted following appeal.
Read More

 
23 Jan 2015

Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed

Tribunal finds professional misconduct, imposes conditions on registration.
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20 Jan 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for a medical practitioner member from the Northern Territory to fill the following board member vacancy.
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13 Jan 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioners for unprofessional conduct

Dr Tam Dieu and Dr Mervyn Cass: reprimanded and conditions placed on registration.
Read More

 
07 Jan 2015

Tribunal confirms Board decision to suspend Dr Nitschke

Tribunal confirms Board decision to suspend Dr Nitschke's registration as a medical practitioner.
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2014

18 Dec 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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10 Dec 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr Gareth Eldred, cancelled his registration as a medical practitioner and disqualified him from applying for registration for 18 months.
Read More

 
10 Dec 2014

Medical practitioner reprimanded and suspended for unsatisfactory professional conduct

On 4 November 2014, the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal reprimanded Dr Bharat Doolabh, suspended his registration for 12 months and imposed conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner.
Read More

 
05 Dec 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for medical practitioner members from various states and territories to fill board member vacancies.
Read More

 
02 Dec 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
Read More

 
26 Nov 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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21 Nov 2014

The Medical Board of Australia releases a report of its work

The Medical Board of Australia has published a report of its work in regulating the medical profession in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme during 2013/14.
Read More

 
20 Nov 2014

Tribunal dismisses appeal by medical practitioner

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal dismissed an appeal by Dr Ashraf Ibrahim Abdou Ibrahim against a Medical Board of Australia decision to refuse his application for limited registration.
Read More

 
20 Nov 2014

Medical practitioner suspended, reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has suspended the medical registration of Dr Paul Langton for 18 months, reprimanded him and fined him $30,000 for professional misconduct.
Read More

 
18 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner and cancels registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr Mughammad Saliem Ismail and cancelled his registration as a medical practitioner.
Read More

 
17 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ordered the cancellation of Dr Nemalan Seshagiri Moodley’s registration as a medical practitioner, and prohibited him from applying for registration for five years.
Read More

 
14 Nov 2014

Practitioner reprimanded, removed from register and banned for nine months

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has reprimanded Dr Daniel Van Dijk, removed his name from the register, and banned him from reapplying for registration for nine months.
Read More

 
14 Nov 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
13 Nov 2014

Tribunal reprimands practitioner and imposes conditions on registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Dr William Fitzgerald and imposed conditions on his registration as a medical practitioner in Australia.
Read More

 
13 Nov 2014

New approach to International criminal history checks

From early 2015, National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will implement a new procedure for checking international criminal history.
Read More

 
10 Nov 2014

Board confirms referral of Dr Nitschke to Tribunal

The Medical Board of Australia has referred Dr Phillip Nitschke to the Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal for a hearing into his professional conduct.
Read More

 
07 Nov 2014

2013/14 National Scheme Annual Report published

AHPRA and the National Boards have released their 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
Read More

 
06 Nov 2014

Tribunal fines and reprimands medical practitioner

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Dr David Evan Roberts, ordered audits of his communication with patients and fined him $15,000 for unprofessional conduct.
Read More

 
27 Oct 2014

Tribunal reprimands and fines doctor for professional misconduct

The South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal has found that Dr Frederick Rhys Henning engaged in unsatisfactory professional performance and professional misconduct.
Read More

 
23 Oct 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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21 Oct 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for appointments to upcoming vacancies for chairs (from practitioner members), practitioner members and community members.
Read More

 
13 Oct 2014

Final-year medical students urged to apply for registration online now

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

 
26 Sep 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
28 Aug 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
14 Aug 2014

We have new homepages!

Today we have launched new homepage designs across all our websites.
Read More

 
11 Aug 2014

Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) now available online

Registered health practitioners using the AHPRA portal can now request a Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) online.
Read More

 
01 Aug 2014

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia has announced the registration fees for medical practitioners for 2014/15.
Read More

 
31 Jul 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
31 Jul 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
Read More

 
24 Jul 2014

Media release

The National Boards are calling for feedback on guidelines on the regulatory management of health practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases.
Read More

 
24 Jul 2014

Media release

The Medical Board has made a decision to suspend the registration of Dr Nitschke.
Read More

 
17 Jul 2014

Board confirms proposal to suspend

The South Australian Board of the Medical Board of Australia has proposed to suspend the medical registration of Dr Philip Nitschke.
Read More

 
14 Jul 2014

Media release

On 1 July 2014 all Boards and AHPRA launched refreshed regulatory principles for regulating in the public interest. It also marked our 4th birthday and new arrangements in Qld.
Read More

 
27 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
27 Jun 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
22 May 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
20 May 2014

Media release

Updated Advertising guidelines published today by National Boards.
Read More

 
09 May 2014

Call for applications

Call for practitioner members from the Northern Territory for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
02 May 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
Read More

 
30 Apr 2014

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia welcome settlement of long-running case

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Medical Board of Australia today welcomed the conditional settlement of the class action arising from the criminal conduct of Dr James Latham Peters.
Read More

 
28 Apr 2014

AHPRA and Board welcome settlement of longstanding legal case

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia welcome settlement of long-running case.
Read More

 
28 Apr 2014

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on draft revised core registration standards and draft revised registration standards for limited registration and a draft guideline on short-term training in medical specialty.
Read More

 
16 Apr 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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10 Apr 2014

Medical Board to fund national health services

The Board will fund nationally consistent external health services.
Read More

 
26 Mar 2014

Medical Board to change advertising guidelines

The Board has decided to change the Advertising guidelines to be clearer about the use of testimonials.
Read More

 
17 Mar 2014

Revised guidelines, code and policy effective today

Revised guidelines and code of conduct, and a new social media policy, come into effect for all medical practitioners today.
Read More

 
13 Mar 2014

Unplanned office closure alert

The AHPRA Northern Territory office has reopened
Read More

 
12 Mar 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
07 Mar 2014

Medical Board clarifies difference between advertising and online comment

The Board confirms online comment is not always advertising.
Read More

 
04 Mar 2014

Response to Croakey post

The Board has responded to discussion about advertising and social media.
Read More

 
04 Mar 2014

Media statement

The Medical Board of Australia has released a joint media statement with the Australian Medical Council regarding the launch of a new intern framework.
Read More

 
25 Feb 2014

Call for community members for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia

Call for community members for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
13 Feb 2014

Media release

The National Boards have published revised guidelines and codes of conduct, and a new social media policy, which come into effect from mid-March.
Read More

 
14 Jan 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
14 Jan 2014

Communique from the National Specialist IMG Committee Meeting

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communique.
Read More

 

2013

12 Dec 2013

Fourth edition of the National Internship Framework newsletter released

The Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Medical Council have released a fourth newsletter regarding the development of the national intern training framework.
Read More

 
29 Nov 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
29 Nov 2013

Call for applications to state and territory boards of the Medical Board of Australia

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory boards of the Medical Board of Australia.
Read More

 
25 Nov 2013

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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21 Nov 2013

Media release

Medical Board announces action against Dr Jayant Patel.
Read More

 
01 Nov 2013

Media release

The 2012/13 National Scheme Annual Report, which includes a report from the Medical Board of Australia, has been published.
Read More

 
25 Oct 2013

Media release

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the English language skills and criminal history registration standards which are now under review.
Read More

 
23 Oct 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
07 Oct 2013

Media release

Final-year students can go online now to apply for provisional registration as a medical practitioner before they graduate.
Read More

 
04 Oct 2013

Media release

The Board has issued an update about the status of retired doctors with Limited registration (public interest - occasional practice).
Read More

 
03 Oct 2013

Media release

New consultation on international criminal history checks
Read More

 
02 Oct 2013

Communiqué from The National Specialist IMG Committee

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communique.
Read More

 
26 Sep 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
23 Sep 2013

Media release

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement.
Read More

 
23 Sep 2013

Third edition of the National Internship Framework newsletter released

The Medical Board of Australia and Australian Medical Council have released a third newsletter regarding the development of the national intern training framework.
Read More

 
16 Sep 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
Read More

 
06 Sep 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
07 Aug 2013

Opportunity to improve the health complaint & notification process

Independent study by University of Sydney researchers: Community expectations & experiences of health complaints & notifications processes.
Read More

 
01 Aug 2013

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia.
Read More

 
25 Jul 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
22 Jul 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia has set 2013/14 registration fees and will launch online renewal this week.
Read More

 
15 Jul 2013

Second edition of the National Internship Framework newsletter released

The Medical Board of Australia and Australian Medical Council have released a second newsletter regarding the development of the national intern training framework.
Read More

 
27 Jun 2013

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
25 Jun 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
Read More

 
20 Jun 2013

Communiqué from The National Specialist IMG Committee

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communique.
Read More

 
19 Jun 2013

Media release

Due to a lack of evidence, the Medical Board of Australia will take no further action against senior WA health officials named in a notification lodged in early 2013.
Read More

 
11 Jun 2013

Media release

AHPRA has published new guides on complaints in the National Scheme for health practitioners and the public.
Read More

 
31 May 2013

National Internship Framework newsletter

The Medical Board of Australia and Australian Medical Council have released a joint newsletter on the National Internship Framework.
Read More

 
24 May 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest communique.
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23 May 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia has appointed an interim committee to deal with the work of the former Queensland Board.
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20 May 2013

Media release

The Community Reference Group membership has been announced. The group will advise AHPRA and the National Boards on engaging with communities.
Read More

 
14 May 2013

Information sheet and FAQ for medical practitioners with limited registration (public interest-occasional practice)

The Medical Board has published information and FAQ for medical practitioners with limited registration (public interest - occasional practice).
Read More

 
02 May 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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01 May 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communique.
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26 Apr 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have issued a statement.
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26 Apr 2013

Media release

The Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia has issued a statement.
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19 Apr 2013

Media release

The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) and Qld Board of the MBA have issued a joint statement.
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16 Apr 2013

Media release

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia will work with Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg to introduce changes to health complaints management in Queensland.
Read More

 
10 Apr 2013

Victorian submissions published

AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
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09 Apr 2013

Media release

Media release - National Boards are consulting on a draft social media policy and revised guidelines on advertising and mandatory reporting.
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04 Apr 2013

Consultation paper released

The Board has released a consultation paper on proposed changes to the competent authority pathway and specialist pathway for international medical graduates.
Read More

 
02 Apr 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communique.
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27 Mar 2013

Communiqué from The National Specialist IMG Committee

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communique.
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06 Mar 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communique.
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06 Mar 2013

The Medical Board has agreed to fund a health program/s for doctors

The Medical Board of Australia will fund a health program or programs for doctors from the 2013/2014 financial year, from within existing resources.
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25 Feb 2013

Proposed National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy.
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18 Feb 2013

Information sheet on the qualification Doctor of Osteopathy (USA)

The Medical Board releases an information sheet on the qualification Doctor of Osteopathy (USA).
Read More

 
25 Jan 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
Read More

 
16 Jan 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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10 Jan 2013

Media Release

Applications are open for the National Scheme Community Reference Group.
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2012

27 Dec 2012

Communiqué from the National Specialist IMG Committee

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communique
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27 Dec 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communique.
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17 Dec 2012

Newsletter from the National Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
26 Nov 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communiqué.
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12 Nov 2012

Making a safer health system for you

AHPRA has partnered with Consumers Health Forum Australia to hold a series of community forums for members of the public to learn about health practitioner regulation.
Read More

 
08 Nov 2012

Media Release

Medical Board of Australia releases IMG supervision survey results.
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01 Nov 2012

National Boards and AHPRA release 2012 Annual Report

The annual report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards has been published.
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30 Oct 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communiqué.
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18 Oct 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
Read More

 
05 Oct 2012

Media Release

Students of medicine who will graduate soon can go online now to apply for provisional registration as a medical practitioner.
Read More

 
05 Oct 2012

Time running out for medical renewal

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia remind practitioners to renew now if they haven't yet and want to continue to practise.
Read More

 
24 Sep 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communiqué.
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21 Sep 2012

Consultation Paper Released

The Board has released a consultation paper on the review of accreditation arrangements. The consultation closes on 2 November 2012.
Read More

 
07 Sep 2012

National Boards will consult publicly on social media policy

The National Boards' preliminary consultation on social media will be followed by a public consultation phase.
Read More

 
06 Sep 2012

Media Release

Medical practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 September.
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03 Sep 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communiqué.
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28 Aug 2012

Newsletter from the Medical Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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16 Aug 2012

Board and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreement

National Board and AHPRA increase transparency and publish Health Profession Agreement.
Read More

 
08 Aug 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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01 Aug 2012

Communiqué from the Board

The Board releases its latest Communiqué.
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31 Jul 2012

National Board membership announced

Health ministers have announced changes to the membership of the 10 National Boards originally appointed in 2009.
Read More

 
23 Jul 2012

Media Release

The Medical Board of Australia has launched its 2012 registration renewal campaign today.
Read More

 
10 Jul 2012

Communiqué from the National Specialist IMG Committee

The National Specialist IMG Committee releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
04 Jul 2012

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
27 Jun 2012

Media Release

New fees released: The Medical Board of Australia has set its registration fees for 2012 - 2013.
Read More

 
25 Jun 2012

National Boards consult on international criminal history checks

Consultation open on options for refining international criminal history checks used to assess applications for registration, closes 17 August 2012.
Read More

 
04 Jun 2012

Board releases financial information

The Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA have today published further detail of the Board’s financial statements for the 2010- 2011 financial year.
Read More

 
04 Jun 2012

Students urged to apply online for a smooth path from study to work

Students about to graduate as health practitioners are urged to go online to apply early for registration and smooth the path from study to work.
Read More

 
29 May 2012

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
08 May 2012

Media Release

Quarterly registered health practitioner data released.
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19 Apr 2012

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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13 Apr 2012

Eligibility for Specialist Registration

The Medical Board of Australia releases a statement about eligibility for specialist registration.
Read More

 
12 Apr 2012

Communique from the Board

The National Specialist IMG Committee, a Committee of the Medical Board of Australia, releases its first Communiqué.
Read More

 
30 Mar 2012

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
22 Mar 2012

Consultation on endorsement for acupuncture

The Medical Board consults on a proposed registration standard for endorsement for acupuncture.
Read More

 
22 Mar 2012

Consultation on draft guidelines on cosmetic medical and surgical procedures

The Medical Board consults on draft supplementary guidelines on cosmetic medical and surgical procedures.
Read More

 
19 Mar 2012

Increased focus on IMGs

The Medical Board, AHPRA and Australian Medical Council welcome focus on International Medical Graduates.
Read More

 
15 Mar 2012

Board issues guidance on when to be registered

The Medical Board of Australia releases a statement on who should be registered.
Read More

 
06 Mar 2012

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
08 Feb 2012

Consultation on External Doctors Health Programs

The Medical Board of Australia has released a consultation paper on the funding of external doctors’ health programs.
Read More

 
16 Jan 2012

New Guidelines Released

The Medical Board of Australia releases its guidelines on technology-based consultations.
Read More

 

2011

21 Dec 2011

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
16 Dec 2011

Newsletter from the Medical Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
Read More

 
12 Dec 2011

Specialists Register Update

Updating the Specialists Register: what practitioners have to do and why.
Read More

 
28 Nov 2011

Consultation on Proposed Registration Standard

The Board has released a second round consultation paper on a proposed registration standard for graduates.
Read More

 
28 Nov 2011

Communiqué from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its Communiqué for the meeting held on 16 November 2011.
Read More

 
24 Nov 2011

AHPRA launches online applications for provisional registrants

AHPRA launches online applications for provisional registrants.
Read More

 
02 Nov 2011

2010-11 Annual Report tabled

AHPRA and the National Boards release annual report.
Read More

 
02 Nov 2011

Medical Board 2011 Financial Overview

The Medical Board Releases its 2011 Financial Overview
Read More

 
28 Oct 2011

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
28 Oct 2011

Sexual Boundaries: Guidelines for doctors

The Medical Board of Australia releases guidelines for doctors on sexual boundaries.
Read More

 
20 Oct 2011

Specialists Medical Register

The Medical Board and AHPRA are updating the Specialists Register
Read More

 
20 Oct 2011

Provisional to General Registration

Information for medical interns with provisional registration seeking general registration
Read More

 
12 Oct 2011

Consultation on the Definition of Practice

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
The Medical Board of Australia is currently consulting on the definition of practice.
Read More

 
23 Sep 2011

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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31 Aug 2011

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
06 Jul 2011

AHPRA launches new online service

AHPRA launches new online service for printing Certificate of Registration.
Read More

 
04 Jul 2011

Board announces 2012 registration fees

The Medical Board of Australia has set its 2012 registration fees.
Read More

 
27 Jun 2011

Communique from the Board

The Medical Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
Read More

 
15 Jun 2011

New registration standard for specialist registration

A new registration standard for specialist registration is now effective.
Read More

 
26 May 2011

Newsletter from the Medical Board

Read More

 
18 May 2011

Most QLD medical practitioners due to renew registration

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
16 May 2011

Online applications smooth path from study to work

Read More

 
29 Apr 2011

New look AHPRA website to improve service to practitioners

Read More

 
18 Apr 2011

Snapshot of National Registers

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
05 Apr 2011

AHPRA Delivers Student Register

Read More

 
04 Apr 2011

Medical Board consults on two core guidelines

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
30 Mar 2011

Communique from the Board 23 March 2011

Read More

 
25 Feb 2011

Medical Board presents to Parliamentary Inquiry

Read More

 
20 Jan 2011

New AHPRA online service to check receipt of registration renewal

Read More

 
18 Jan 2011

Difficulties Reaching AHPRA on 1300 Phone Number

Read More

 

2010

23 Dec 2010

Communiqué from the Board - 15 December 2010

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
21 Dec 2010

Media release: AHPRA on track for 2011 student registration

Read More

 
12 Nov 2010

Annual Report 2009-10 for the National Boards and AHPRA

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
08 Nov 2010

Media Release: Few ‘non-returns’ in medical registration renewal

Read More

 
08 Nov 2010

Media Release: Review of IMG Pathways

Read More

 
29 Oct 2010

English language skills requirements for current overseas medical students

Read More

 
27 Oct 2010

Newsletter from the Medical Board

Read More

 
19 Oct 2010

Medical practitioners from WA who have not renewed by 30 September

Read More

 
08 Oct 2010

Have you renewed your medical registration?

Read More

 
30 Sep 2010

Medical Register of Australia

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
28 Sep 2010

Urgent renewal notice for NSW Doctors

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
27 Sep 2010

Non-Practising Registration FAQ

Read More

 
21 Sep 2010

Media Release from Medical Board of Australia

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
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13 Sep 2010

AHPRA on the Move!

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
07 Sep 2010

Medical Registration Due Now

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
02 Aug 2010

Need more information about your registration?

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
30 Jul 2010

What do I do if my registration is about to expire?

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
28 Jul 2010

Is your registration renewal due now?

Read More

 
23 Jul 2010

Specialist Register Update

Read More

 
22 Jul 2010

Registration due 30 June? Did you renew on time?

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
15 Jul 2010

AHPRA focused on information flow

Read More

 
14 Jul 2010

AHPRA Boosts Response Capacity

Read More

 
13 Jul 2010

New Consultation paper released

Statement from the Medical Board of Australia
Read More

 
12 Jul 2010

Queensland Registrants - updated information

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
09 Jul 2010

Mutual recognition of WA registrants

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
08 Jul 2010

Reminder regarding PII arrangements

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
02 Jul 2010

New Requirements for Continuing Professional Development and Recency of Practice

Statement from AHPRA
Read More

 
01 Jul 2010

Failed to renew registration due on 30 June 2010?

Statement from AHPRA
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