Requirements to practise
Queensland nurses and midwives must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to practise in Australia.
There are 4 types of registration for Australian and New Zealand qualified nurses and midwives in Australia:
- general registration
- limited registration
- non-practicing registration
- student registration.
Where relevant, practitioners with additional qualifications or specific expertise may be eligible for endorsement of their registration.
Internationally qualified nurses and midwives
The NMBA also have a specific framework for the assessment of internationally qualified nurses and midwives for registration. This framework also includes information on relevant English language proficiency levels requirements to work in Australia.