Podiatry Board of Australia - Functions of the Board
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Functions of the Board

The functions of the Podiatry Board of Australia include:

  • registering podiatrists and students
  • developing standards, codes and guidelines for the podiatry profession
  • handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings
  • assessing overseas trained practitioners who wish to practise in Australia  
  • approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.

Our functions are supported by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). For information about legislation governing our operations see AHPRA's Legislation and Publications pages. 

Page reviewed 24/06/2014