The Board undertakes wide-ranging consultation on proposals that affect the profession.
Consultation is an important part of the Board’s engagement with members of the medical profession, members of the public and other stakeholders. The feedback provided via consultation is greatly valued, and informs the Board’s development of important documents.
Where there are consultations open for input, they will be shown below.
Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown under Past Consultations, along with the submissions that were received. The Board publishes submissions received on the website to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the consultation paper for details of how submissions will be treated.
Released: 15 February 2019
Closes: 12 April 2019
Please note: This consultation has been extended for an additional month until 12 May 2019.
The Medical Board of Australia has released a public consultation paper to seek feedback on options for clearer regulation of medical practitioners who provide complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments.
Please provide written submissions by email, marked: ‘Public consultation on complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments’ to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 May 2019.
Submissions to this consultation may be published on the AHPRA website. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Published submissions will include the names of individuals and/or organisations that made the submission unless confidentiality is requested.