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Read the latest news affecting the osteopathy profession.

16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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News Archives

2016

19 Dec 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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13 Dec 2016

Guidance issued on endorsements about scheduled medicines

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has recently endorsed Guidance for National Boards: Applications to the Ministerial Council for approval of endorsements in relation to scheduled medicines under section 14 of the National Law1 (the Guidance).
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06 Dec 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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29 Nov 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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21 Nov 2016

Osteopaths reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Osteopaths have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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10 Nov 2016

Revising registration standards was a focus in 2015/16

In order to make the registration and regulation of osteopaths as seamless and transparent as possible, the Osteopathy Board of Australia revised five core Registration standards in 2015/16, according to information published by AHPRA today in its annual report.
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27 Oct 2016

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2016-20.
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27 Oct 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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24 Oct 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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17 Oct 2016

Bulletin on further information on advertising therapeutic claims for osteopaths from the Osteopathy Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its second bulletin providing advice to osteopaths on advertising regulated health services.
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14 Oct 2016

Students seeking registration urged to apply online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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11 Oct 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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10 Oct 2016

Video explains online renewal of registration which is now open

A new video explains online renewal of registration which is now open for osteopaths.
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05 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) today published further information to help registered health practitioners to better understand their advertising obligations.
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02 Sep 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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01 Sep 2016

Osteopathy Board of Australia fees set for 2016/17

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) has announced that the national registration fee for osteopaths for 2016/17 has been reduced.
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08 Aug 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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05 Jul 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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01 Jul 2016

Revised PII standard for all osteopaths takes effect from today

In December 2015, the Board published a revised registration standard for professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements that takes effect from today.
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09 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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08 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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31 May 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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27 May 2016

The Osteopathy Board of Australia publishes its CPD audit and PII webinar

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) held a webinar on 5 May 2016 regarding CPD audit and changes to the PII registration standard.
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20 May 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to National Boards regulating health professions across Australia
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10 May 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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22 Apr 2016

Newsletter from the Osteopathy Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 Apr 2016

What you need to know about CPD Audit and the revised PII arrangements registration standard

The Osteopathy Board of Australia is hosting a free 1-hour webinar on CPD audit and changes to the PII registration standard.
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08 Apr 2016

Osteopathy regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) has released its report for 2014/15.
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07 Apr 2016

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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30 Mar 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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30 Mar 2016

Tips to help prepare for continuing professional development audit

The Osteopathy Board of Australia has published tips to help prepare osteopaths for practitioner audit on continuing professional development (CPD).
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22 Mar 2016

Osteopaths are reminded about their obligations as audit starts

Osteopaths are reminded about their obligations as health practitioners under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) as audit starts this week (week commencing 21 March 2016).
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17 Mar 2016

Update on revised Professional Indemnity Insurance arrangements registration standard

A revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements has been published by the Osteopathy Board of Australia since December 2015.
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09 Mar 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique. 
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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09 Feb 2016

Newsletter from the Osteopathy Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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14 Jan 2016

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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2015

22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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10 Dec 2015

Revised standards for PII arrangements published today

A revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements has today been published by the Osteopathy Board of Australia.
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08 Dec 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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04 Dec 2015

New information for osteopathy students and graduates

From today, osteopathy students and graduates have a new way of finding out about becoming a registered osteopath.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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01 Dec 2015

Revised registration standards take effect from today

Revised registration standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and recency of practice take effect today.
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01 Dec 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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20 Nov 2015

Osteopaths reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Osteopaths have until 30 November to renew their registration to avoid paying a late fee.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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06 Nov 2015

2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched

The 2014/15 annual report: AHPRA and National Boards has been published.
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05 Nov 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised standards for all osteopaths published today

Revised registration standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and recency of practice have been published today by the Osteopathy Board of Australia, which regulates Australia’s 2,000 registered osteopaths. 
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16 Oct 2015

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/16.
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09 Oct 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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28 Sep 2015

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration is now open for osteopaths registered in Australia.
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18 Sep 2015

Call for applications

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from experienced osteopathy practitioners interested in being included on a list of approved persons for appointment to panels to assist the Board in its primary role of protecting the public.
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11 Sep 2015

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders

Are your contact details up to date? Registration renewal reminders will be sent to registrants soon.  
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03 Sep 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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02 Sep 2015

Osteopathy Board of Australia sets fee for 2015/16

The Osteopathy Board of Australia (the Board) has announced that the national registration fee for osteopaths for 2015/16 has been reduced.
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18 Aug 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 Aug 2015

Newsletter from the Osteopathy Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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06 Aug 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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10 Jul 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board releases its latest communique.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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17 Jun 2015

Is your advertising compliant?

AHPRA and the Board are concerned about the number of advertising complaints about osteopaths.
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15 Jun 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standards taking effect from 1 July

Revised English language skills registration standards take effect from 1 July for all registrants.
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21 May 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 May 2015

Former practitioner fined for claiming to be an osteopath and chiropractor

AHPRA, in partnership with the Chiropractic Board of Australia and Osteopathy Board of Australia, have successfully prosecuted Mr Robert Black.
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05 May 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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23 Apr 2015

Newsletter from the Osteopathy Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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02 Apr 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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24 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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06 Mar 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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04 Mar 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA and National Boards to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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15 Jan 2015

Communique from the Board

The Osteopathy Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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