Registration Standards

Under Section 38 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each state and territory, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia (the Board) must develop and recommend to Ministerial Council mandatory registration standards and any other standards relevant to the eligibility of individuals for registration in the profession.

For more information about the revised standards read the news item.

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Registration Standard PDF
(66.3KB) 
Web page 1 December 2019
Continuing Professional Development Registration Standard PDF
(59.1KB)  
Web page 1 December 2019
Criminal History Registration Standard PDF
(249KB)
Word version
(574KB,DOCX)
1 July 2015
English Language Skills Registration Standard PDF
(55.0KB) 
Web page 1 December 2019
Professional Indemnity Insurance Arrangements Registration Standard PDF
(63.7KB)  
Web page 1 December 2019
Recency of Practice Registration Standard PDF
(61.0KB) 
Web page 1 December 2019

Codes and Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions can be found in the Codes and Guidelines section.

Ministerial Council directions and approvals

The following directions or approvals given by Ministerial Council to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia are published in accordance with section 17(2) of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).

Document name PDF Document date
Ministerial Council approval letter for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander registration standard. PDF
(436KB)
30 June 2019
Ministerial Council approval letter for the following registration standards are published on the AHPRA website:
  • continuing professional development
  • recency of practice
  • professional indemnity insurance arrangements
N/A 30 June 2019
Ministerial Council approval letter for the English language skills registration standards are published on the AHPRA website. N/A 30 June 2019
Ministerial Council approval letter for the criminal history registration standard, published on the AHPRA website. N/A 30 April 2015
Approval of registration standards - 11 January 2012 PDF
(28.2KB)
11 January 2012

A detailed consultation process supported the development of the Board’s registration standards.

Retired versions

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Retired version: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Registration Standard - effective until 1 December 2019 PDF
(285KB)
1 July 2015 To 1 December 2019
Retired version: Continuing Professional Development Registration Standard PDF
(285KB)
1 July 2012 to 1 December 2019
Retired version: English Language Skills Registration Standard PDF
(260KB)
1 July 2012 to 1 December 2019 
Retired version: Professional Indemnity Insurance Arrangements Registration Standard PDF
(288KB)
1 July 2012 to 1 December 2019 
Retired version: Recency of Practice Registration Standard PDF
(307KB)
1 July 2012 to 1 December 2019
Retired version: Criminal History Registration Standard PDF
(295KB)
To 30 June 2015
Retired version: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Grandparenting Provisions Registration Standard PDF
(298KB)
Web page To 30 June 2015
 
 
Page reviewed 12/12/2019