Podiatry Board of Australia
Podiatry Board of Australia
 

Ministerial Council Directions and Approvals

The following directions or approvals given by Ministerial Council to the Podiatry Board of Australia are published In accordance with section 17(2) of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (‘the National Law’) as in force in each state and territory.

By letter dated 31 March 2010, John Hill, Chair, Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council advised the Podiatry Board of Australia of the following approvals given by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council:

  • ‘Pursuant to section 12 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (2009) (the National Law), as enacted by participating jurisdictions, the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (the Ministerial Council) has decided to approve the following registration standards submitted by the Board – with the approval taking effect on 1 July 2010 to coincide with the commencement of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme:
    • criminal history registration standard
    • English language requirements registration standard
    • Professional indemnity insurance arrangements registration standard
    • Continuing professional development registration standard
    • Recency of practice registration standard’
  • Pursuant to section 13 of the National law, the Ministerial Council has decided to approve that specialist registration operate for the podiatry specialty of podiatric surgery, and with the specialist title of ‘podiatric surgeon’. This approval takes effect on 1 July 2010.’
  • ‘In accordance with section 14 of the National Law, the Ministerial Council has decided to approve the Board’s proposal for an endorsement in relation to scheduled medicines for eligible podiatrists, to take effect on 1 July 2010. The approval is for:
    • Class of health practitioners – any person registered as a podiatrist under the National Law whose registration has been endorsed by the Board under section 94 of the National Law
    • Type of use – endorsed as qualified to administer, obtain, possess, prescribe, sell, supply, or use a class of scheduled medicines (as per below)
    • Class of scheduled medicines – Schedule 2, 3, 4 or 8 medicines used for the treatment of podiatric conditions, included in the list approved and published by the Board.’

By letter dated 10 November 2014, the Hon Jillian Skinner, Chair, Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (AHWMC) advised the Podiatry Board of Australia of the AHWMC’s approval of the following registration standard:

  • Registration standard for specialist registration for the podiatry specialty of podiatric surgery

Approval of the proposed specialist registration standard for the podiatry speciality of podiatric surgery (396 KB,PDF), Word version (297 KB,DOCX)

 
 
 
Page reviewed 12/09/2017