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Welcome to the Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA)

The Health Professional Councils Authority is an administrative body that supports the 14 health professional Councils to perform their regulatory and legislative functions under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.

The 14 Councils are:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Council of New South Wales
  • Chinese Medicine Council of New South Wales
  • Chiropractic Council of New South Wales
  • Dental Council of New South Wales
  • Medical Council of New South Wales
  • Medical Radiation Practice Council of New South Wales
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales
  • Occupational Therapy Council of New South Wales
  • Optometry Council of New South Wales
  • Osteopathy Council of New South Wales
  • Pharmacy Council of New South Wales
  • Physiotherapy Council of New South Wales
  • Podiatry Council of New South Wales
  • Psychology Council of New South Wales

If you wish to know more about the individual Councils, please select from the menu option to the left or from the dropdown menu below:

  

This site provides information on:

  • how to make a notification (complaint) and the notifications (complaints) management processes
  • links to specific Council websites
  • the role and function of the various agencies involved in the complaint process and links to their websites
  • the adjudicating bodies involved in notifications (complaints) management - Panels, Committees and Tribunals
  • frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • how to contact or provide feedback to the HPCA or the Councils.


Please note:

The HPCA and the NSW Councils are not responsible for the registration of health practitioners or students. All registration matters for NSW are managed by the NSW office of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA):

        Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
        Level 51
        680 George Street
        SYDNEY  NSW  2000
        Telephone:  1300 419 495
        Website:  www.ahpra.gov.au

If you have a notification (complaint) regarding a health professional outside of NSW, please contact AHPRA at the above address. 


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