Regulating Australia’s paramedics

The Paramedicine Board of Australia works to ensure that Australia's paramedics are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practise. Public safety is our priority. 

Information for

  • All

  • Paramedics

  • Public

  • Students

  • International applicants

The Paramedicine Board of Australia supports safe practice by publishing regulatory standards, codes, guidelines, updates and other resources for practitioners, employers, students and the public.
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REGISTRATION

Graduate registration is now open

If you’re completing an approved course in the next three months, you can apply for registration now.
Learn more
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Consultation on non-surgical cosmetic procedures

Have your say on three draft guidelines for registered health practitioners who perform and who advertise non-surgical cosmetic procedures. 
Read the consultation
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PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

These capabilities identify the knowledge, skills and professional attributes needed for safe and competent practice of paramedicine in Australia. 

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PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up a paramedic to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

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LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Continuing professional development

Guidelines and FAQs, tips for planning your CPD, and information on how to meet the standard.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Translations available

Read about safe healthcare practice and COVID-19 in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Greek, Italian or Vietnamese.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supporting safe healthcare

Check out the resource hub that supports professional practice and safe healthcare by all regulated health professionals, including paramedics.
Access resources
Ahpra_Card_nationallaw_20230518

LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

These capabilities identify the knowledge, skills and professional attributes needed for safe and competent practice of paramedicine in Australia. 

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Continuing professional development

Guidelines and FAQs, tips for planning your CPD, and information on how to meet the standard.

Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up a paramedic to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
carousel image
PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing
Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up a paramedic to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

Graphic of greetings in different languages

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Translations available

Read about safe healthcare practice and COVID-19 in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Greek, Italian or Vietnamese.

Ahpra_Card_nationallaw_20230518

LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

carousel image
PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supporting safe healthcare

Check out the resource hub that supports professional practice and safe healthcare by all regulated health professionals, including paramedics.
Access resources
carousel image
PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

These capabilities identify the knowledge, skills and professional attributes needed for safe and competent practice of paramedicine in Australia. 

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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REGISTRATION

International paramedics

To work as a paramedic in Australia you must be registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia. Some overseas-trained paramedics may need to meet specific requirements before being registered.
Learn more
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REGISTRATION

Want to work in Australia?

General information about applying to work as a health practitioner in Australia is available for international applicants. Find out about the process and what you must include in your application.
Access resources