Regulating Australia’s chiropractors

The Chiropractic Board of Australia works to ensure that Australia's chiropractors are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practise. Public safety is our priority. 

Information for

  • All

  • Chiropractors

  • Public

  • Students

  • International applicants

The Chiropractic Board of Australia supports safe practice by publishing regulatory standards, codes, guidelines, updates and other resources for practitioners, employers, students and the public.
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BOARD NEWS

2022/23 annual report out now

Read about the work of the Chiropractic Board of Australia in 2022/23.
Read the 2022/23 annual summary
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supporting safe healthcare

Check out the resource hub that supports professional practice and safe healthcare by all regulated health professionals, including chiropractors.
Access resources
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REGISTRATION

Want to work in Australia?

General information about applying to work as a health practitioner in Australia is available for international applicants. Find out about the process and what you must include in your application.
Access resources
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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member and community member vacancies arising on the Board.

Learn more
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PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up your chiropractor to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

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LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

Check your advertising: Chiropratic example

CODES AND GUIDELINES

Chiropractor advertising

See examples of advertising claims that don’t meet the legal requirements and learn how to make them compliant.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Welcome to the chiropractic profession

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Translations available

Read about safe healthcare practice and COVID-19 in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Greek, Italian or Vietnamese.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member and community member vacancies arising on the Board.

Learn more
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supporting safe healthcare

Check out the resource hub that supports professional practice and safe healthcare by all regulated health professionals, including chiropractors.
Access resources
Ahpra_Card_nationallaw_20230518

LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

Check your advertising: Chiropratic example

CODES AND GUIDELINES

Chiropractor advertising

See examples of advertising claims that don’t meet the legal requirements and learn how to make them compliant.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Welcome to the chiropractic profession

Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up your chiropractor to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member and community member vacancies arising on the Board.

Learn more
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PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing
Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up your chiropractor to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Graphic of greetings in different languages

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Translations available

Read about safe healthcare practice and COVID-19 in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Greek, Italian or Vietnamese.

Ahpra_Card_nationallaw_20230518

LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

carousel image
PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing
carousel image
PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supporting safe healthcare

Check out the resource hub that supports professional practice and safe healthcare by all regulated health professionals, including chiropractors.
Access resources
Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up your chiropractor to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Ahpra_Card_nationallaw_20230518

LEGAL REFORMS

Changes to the law governing health practitioners

Wide-ranging reforms of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law focused on public safety.

Check your advertising: Chiropratic example

CODES AND GUIDELINES

Chiropractor advertising

See examples of advertising claims that don’t meet the legal requirements and learn how to make them compliant.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

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REGISTRATION

International chiropractors

To work as a chiropractor in Australia you must be registered with the Chiropractic Board of Australia. Some overseas-trained chiropractors may need to meet specific requirements before being registered.
Check the requirements
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REGISTRATION

Want to work in Australia?

General information about applying to work as a health practitioner in Australia is available for international applicants. Find out about the process and what you must include in your application.
Access resources