12 Jul 2010
Statement from AHPRA
Each year there are approximately 3% of practitioners who, although intending to practice, do not renew their registration. To address the risk that these registrants would not transition safely, the Queensland Government amended current registration Acts to extend the renewal period for this year to 1 July 2010.
The effect of this amendment to the Acts is that all practitioners who held registration to 30 June 2010 and who did not renew registration before that date have been transitioned to registration under the National Scheme for the period to 31 July 2010. This one month ‘grace’ period will enable un-financial registrants to continue to practise while renewing their registration under the new National Law.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency is writing to all un-financial registrants in early July 2010 to advise that: