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10 Aug 2018

Get ready for regulation with a new video

From late 2018, paramedics must be registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) and meet the Board's registration standards in order to practise in Australia.
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03 Aug 2018

Call for applications for appointment to the List of Approved Persons for panels

Applications are being sought from health practitioners who hold registration with one of the 15 regulated health professions as well as active and engaged consumers or community advisors.
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01 Aug 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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23 Jul 2018

Learn about paramedicine regulation at our forums

The Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) invites paramedics and stakeholders to a forum to find out more about the national regulation of paramedicine and what it means for you.
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04 Jul 2018

Closing the gap by 2031: A shared commitment

This week, a landmark commitment is being launched to help achieve equity in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and other Australians to close the gap by 2031.
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26 Jun 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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26 Jun 2018

Get ready for regulation! Board announces paramedicine fees and registration start-date

To help the profession get ready for national regulation later this year, the Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) is pleased to announce the date registration opens.
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15 Jun 2018

Codes, policies and guidelines set professional standards for paramedicine

The Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) has approved an interim set of codes, guidelines and policies that outline the professional standards for the profession. 
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05 Jun 2018

Expression of Interest – Accreditation functions for the paramedicine profession

Applications for expressions of interest have now closed.
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01 Jun 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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17 May 2018

The standards all paramedics will need to meet for registration have been released

New national registration standards for paramedics take effect today in readiness for the national registration of all paramedics.
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04 May 2018

Public holiday office closures

Some AHPRA offices will be closed on Monday 7 May 2018 due to public holidays.
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01 May 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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17 Apr 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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13 Apr 2018

Consultation paper on the draft guideline for informing a National Board about where you practise

The Paramedicine Board of Australia has published a consultation paper on the draft guideline for informing a National Board about where you practise.
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27 Mar 2018

Scheduled review of accreditation assignments

National Boards and AHPRA have started a process to consider accreditation arrangements from mid-2019, when the current term of assignment of accreditation functions ends.
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07 Mar 2018

Webinar resources on the proposed registration standards now available

On Tuesday 6 February we ran a one-hour webinar on the proposed registration standards all paramedics will have to meet to practise in Australia later this year.
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07 Mar 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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01 Feb 2018

ACT office closure

AHPRA ACT office will be closed on Friday 2 February 2018 due to office relocation.
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31 Jan 2018

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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31 Jan 2018

Help shape the national standards that all paramedics will need to meet

Your opportunity to have a say on the national standards that all paramedics need to meet later this year closes on 8 February 2018.
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News Archives

2017

20 Dec 2017

Have your say on the standards paramedics must meet

Public consultation opened today on the registration standards that paramedics must meet once paramedicine joins the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (National Scheme) in late 2018.
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20 Dec 2017

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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29 Nov 2017

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its latest communique.
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03 Nov 2017

Communique from the Board

The Paramedicine Board releases its first communique.
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25 Oct 2017

National regulation of paramedicine moves a step closer

The national regulation of paramedicine moves a step closer with the appointment of the first Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board).
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07 Sep 2017

Legislative changes welcomed

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and National Boards welcome the passage of legislative reforms to establish the Paramedicine Board of Australia and introduce additional measures to protect the public.
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