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.
There are five mandatory registration standards which the Board will be developing and consulting on. These are:
The Board will also be developing and consulting on other registration standards, such as ‘grand-parenting’ provisions.
Further information on common registration standards across professions can be found on the AHPRA website.
Until the registration standards are approved, these frequently asked questions (FAQ) are to help answer some of the common questions on the regulation of paramedics under the National Scheme.
The Board will also develop, or use the existing multi-profession codes, guidelines and policies to provide guidance to the profession. These will include:
For more information, see: