How we can help
Our office has three main roles. We accept:
complaints to the Ombudsman
complaints to the Commissioner
applications for FOI review
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Ombudsman complaintsOmbudsman complaints
The Ombudsman can assist with complaints about how Ahpra and the National Boards have handled notification or registration matters, personal information and FOI requests. We also can also assist with concerns about how accreditation organisations (such as specialist medical colleges) have handled some matters, including the accreditation of an education provider, program of study or training site or the assessment of overseas qualified practitioners.
Commissioner complaintsCommissioner complaints
The Commissioner can assist with complaints about how Ahpra, the National Boards or accreditation organisations, including specialist medical colleges, have collected, used or disclosed personal information.
FOI reviewFOI review
We can conduct a review of a 'Freedom Of Information' decision made by Ahpra.
What we doWhat we do
We champion fairness in the regulation of Australia’s registered health professions through our work in three key areas.