APPENDIX 3

APPENDIX 3

Chronology of National Registration and Accreditation Implementation Project events[1]

26 March 2008

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) signed an Intergovernmental Agreement for the creation of the national scheme from 1 July 2010

 

26 May 2008

National Registration and Accreditation Implementation Project (NRAIP) team commenced

 

28 July 2008

Consultation paper on partially regulated professions issued with a call for submissions

 

12 Aug. 2008

 

Consultations commenced on Bill A around the country

12 Aug. 2008

 

Queensland state forum; 124 attended

13 Aug. 2008

Consultation paper on issues to be covered in Bill A issued with a call for submissions

 

14 Aug. 2008

 

Victoria state forum; 126 attended

22 Aug. 2008

 

Tasmania state forum; 62 attended

28 Aug. 2008

 

South Australia state forum; 69 attended

4 Sept. 2008

 

National forum; 126 attended

4 Sept. 2008

 

Health ministers announced consultation arrangements for Bill B

5 Sept. 2008

Call for submissions on issues to be covered in Bill A closed; 44 submissions were received

 

6 Sept. 2008

Positions advertised on Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Management Committee

 

10 Sept. 2008

 

Northern Territory forum; 53 attended

10 Sept. 2008

 

New South Wales state forum; 106 attended

18 Sept. 2008

Consultation paper on proposed registration arrangements issued with a call for submissions

 

24 Sept. 2008

 

Western Australia state forum; 106 attended

3 Oct. 2008

 

Australian Capital Territory forum; 48 attended

8 May 2009

Health Ministers met in Melbourne and issued communiqué on design of new National Registration and Accreditation Scheme

 

16 May 2009

Advertisements appeared in national press for members of new national boards

 

16 May 2009

Advertisements appeared in national press for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Chief Executive Officer

 

18 May 2009

 

Second meeting of the AHPRA Management Committee

12 June 2009

Health ministers released exposure draft of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Bill B), the second piece of legislation for the national scheme

 

12 June 2009

Call for submissions on draft legislation, with a closing date of 17 July 2009; 17 submissions received as at close of business on Friday, 10 July 2009

 

19 June 2009

 

National forum on Bill B held in Canberra; 122 attended

22 June 2009

 

Third meeting of the AHPRA Management Committee

24 June 2009

 

New South Wales state forum on Bill B; 120 attended

26 June 2009

 

Northern Territory forum on Bill B; 56 attended

29 June 2009

 

South Australian state forum on Bill B; 96 attended

29 June 2009

Result of registration system tender announced; awarded to Eclipse Pty Ltd

 

30 June 2009

 

Australian Capital Territory forum on Bill B; 38 attended

2 July 2009

 

Tasmanian state forum on Bill B; 65 attended

6 July 2009

 

Western Australian state forum on Bill B; 90 attended

7 July 2009

 

Victorian state forum on Bill B; 230 attended

8 July 2009

Bill B briefing for medical colleges held in Melbourne; 13 attended

 

10 July 2009

 

Queensland state forum on Bill B; 140 attended

17 July 2009

Closing date for submissions on draft exposure of Bill B; approximately 450-500 submissions were received[2]

 

6 Aug. 2009

Proposed date for tabling of Senate Community Affairs Committee report of the inquiry into the NRAS

 

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