State and Territory Boards of the Medical Board of Australia – Health Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 494634
Work type: Statutory Appointments
Location: Darwin, Sydney, Any - Any location
Categories: Board Services

The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) regulates more than 740,000 registered health practitioners and over 180,000 registered students across 16 health professions. 15 health profession boards (National Boards) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) work together to deliver the National Scheme.

The Medical Board of Australia’s primary role is to protect the public by registering suitably qualified and competent medical practitioners, dealing with notifications about medical practitioners and by developing registration standards, codes and guidelines to guide medical practitioners.

Vacancies are arising on the following state and territory boards of the Medical Board of Australia:

New South Wales – 4 practitioner member vacancies (including Chair)      

Northern Territory – 1 practitioner member vacancy       

To be eligible for appointment as a practitioner member, you must hold current registration as a medical practitioner. It is expected that applicants practise and reside in the state or territory in which they are applying. 

The National Scheme has a commitment to increasing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ leadership and voices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply, as are people from rural or regional areas in Australia.

Appointments are made by the Minister for Health in each jurisdiction under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each State and Territory. Appointments can be for up to three years, with eligibility for reappointment.

More information about the roles, eligibility requirements and the application process can be found within the attached information guide.

Information and tips on how to use PageUp is outlined in the attached PageUp applicant instructions document.

For enquiries, please contact

Employees and contractors for Ahpra are NOT eligible for these positions.

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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