To work as a Registered Nurse or Midwife in Australia, you need to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
You can find all the information you need on the role and functions of the board, application forms and how to apply, why you need to be registered, costs, and renewal dates on their website;
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the organisation responsible for the registration and accreditation of 10 health professions across Australia, including the Nursing and Midwifery Board You may also like to visit their website;
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has established State and Territory Boards to support the work of the National Board. The National Board will set policies and professional standards, and the State and Territory Boards will make individual notification and registration decisions affecting individual nurse and midwife applicants.
To contact AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia , you can use the enquiry form on their website. You can also phone or send mail to a postal address in the relevant State or Territory.