|The Australian Medical Council - (AMC) continues to be a national statutory authority and is the national body responsible for the:
The AMC administers two national examinations for non specialist doctors wishing to progress to eligibility for general registration in the State where they are practising. These two examinations are designed to assess for registration purposes the medical knowledge and clinical skills for IMGs. The exams are run multiple times during the calendar year and in a number of Australian states.
The Board has a range of policies and guidelines and these can be found on the AMC website.
The role of the Medical Board of Australia is to:
Accreditation Standards and Approved Programs of Study
The Board will approve accreditation standards.
State and Territory Boards and Committees
The Medical Board of Australia is supported by Boards in each State and Territory. These Boards make individual registration and notification decisions, based on national policies and standards set by the Medical Board of Australia. The National Board has formally delegated the necessary powers to the State and Territory Boards.
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
The Board is supported by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). AHPRA has a National office based in Melbourne and offices in every State and Territory to support local Boards and Committees.
|The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is the peak health advocacy organisation for doctors with more than 27,000 medical practitioners deemed to be members. The AMA exists to advance the professional interests of doctors and the health of the community.
Further information can be found on the AMA website.