Under the National Law1, the Chiropractic Board of Australia (National Board) has the power to take a range of actions after receiving a notification, investigating a registered chiropractor, or conducting a health or performance assessment.
These actions can include:
If the National Board believes that a practitioner’s conduct or performance was unsatisfactory or that his or her health is/was impaired, it can:
Alternatively, the National Board may decide to refer a matter to a panel (either a health panel or performance & professional standards panel) or a tribunal.
More information about panel hearings can be found in AHPRA’s Panel hearings - Fact sheet on the Notifications and Outcomes page of the website.
1The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory (National Law).