Recognition of medical specialties

The Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Medical Council have developed guidelines detailing the process for organisations to apply for the recognition of a new or amended medical specialty.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
Guidelines for the Recognition of Medical Specialties and Fields of Specialty Practice under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law PDF 
(249KB)
Word version 
(118KB,DOCX)
May 2018
FAQ: Recognition of medical specialties PDF 
(111KB)
Word version 
(87.8KB,DOCX)
13 September 2018
Flowchart: The process for the recognition of new or amended medical specialties PDF
(383KB) 
  13 September 2018 
Guide for preparing an initial proposal for recognition of a new or amended medical specialty under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law
(Application)
PDF
(129KB)
Word version 
(78.9KB,DOCX)
13 September 2018
The current COAG Health Council approved List of specialties, fields and related titles PDF
(426KB)
Word version
(228KB,DOC)
1 June 2018
 
 
Page reviewed 4/10/2018