Ministerial Council Directions and Approval

The following directions or approvals given by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council to the Optometry 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.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
COAG Health Council approval letter for the revised registration standard: Endorsement for scheduled medicines  PDF
(1.96MB)
31 May 2018 
AHWMC  approval letters for the following revised registration standards are published on the AHPRA website:

N/A N/A 7 September 2015
AHWMC approval letters for the following revised registration standards are published on the AHPRA website:

N/A N/A 30 April 2015
AHWMC approval letter for the  registration standard for limited registration for teaching or research PDF 
(444KB)
Word version
(14.7KB,DOCX)
31 July 2013
AHWMC approval letter for the revised registration standard for continuing professional development for optometrists PDF 
(438KB)
28 November 2012
AHWMC approval letter for the following registration standards:
  • General registration for initial applications
  • Limited registration for postgraduate training or supervised practice.
PDF 
(492KB)
  1 June 2012
AHWMC approval letter for an endorsement for scheduled medicines for eligible optometrists and the following registration standards:
  • Criminal history registration
  • English language requirements
  • Professional indemnity insurance arrangements
  • Continuing professional development
  • Recency of practice
PDF 
(405KB)
  31 March 2010
 
 
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