Past Consultations

Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown below along with the individual submissions that were received and considered.

Where there are consultations which are open for input, they will be shown under Current Consultations.


Public consultation on review of guidance on expiry of compounded parenteral medicines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia invited feedback on the public consultation on draft revisions to the guidance in the section titled 'Expiry of compounded parenteral medicines' contained in the Board's published Guidelines on compounding of medicines.

Released: 1 February 2016
Closed: 30 March 2016

Submissions received


Public consultation on a review of Board guidelines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia undertook a review of the following Board guidelines:

  • Guidelines for dispensing of medicines
  • Guidelines on practice-specific issues
  • Guidelines on specialised supply arrangements
  • Guidelines on responsibilities of pharmacists when practising as proprietors.

Released: 6 March 2015
Closed: 1 May 2015

Submissions received


Public consultation on draft Guidelines for the regulatory management of registered health practitioners and students infected with blood-borne viruses

National Boards released for public consultation draft guidelines on the regulatory management of registered health practitioners and students infected with blood-borne viruses.

Released: 24 July 2014 
Closed: 26 September 2014

Submissions received will be available on the Past Consultations page of the AHPRA website.


Public consultation on a review of compounding guidelines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia undertook public consultation on a review of the following guidelines:

  • Guidelines on compounding of medicines

Released: 28 April 2014
Closed: 30 June 2014

Submissions received


Public consultation on the draft Professional practice profile for pharmacists undertaking complex compounding

The Pharmacy Board of Australia undertook public consultation on a review of the following document:

  • Draft - Professional practice profile for pharmacists undertaking complex compounding

Released: 28 April 2014
Closed: 30 June 2014

Submissions received


Public consultation on a review of the following registration standards and related guidelines

  • Registration standard: Professional indemnity insurance
  • Registration standard: Continuing professional development
  • Registration standard: Recency of practice
  • Registration standard: Supervised practice arrangements
  • Registration standard: Examinations for eligibility for general registration
  • Guidelines on continuing professional development

The Pharmacy Board of Australia undertook public consultation on a review of the above registration standards and guidelines.

Released: 28 April 2014
Closed: 30 June 2014

Submissions received 


Public consultation on a review of the English language skills and Criminal history registration standards

National Boards are undertaking public consultation on a review of the English language skills and Criminal history registration standards.

Released: 25 October 2013
Closed: 23 December 2013

Please provide written submissions by email, marked ‘Consultation - registration standards' to standard.consultation@ahpra.gov.au by close of business on 23 December 2013.

Submissions received can be found on the Past consultations page on the AHPRA website.


International criminal history checks - further public consultation

All National Boards have undertaken further public consultation on a proposal to refine international criminal history checks.

Released: 2 October 2013
Closed: 31 October 2013

Submissions received will be available on the Past Consultations page of the AHPRA website.


Cross-Board consultation on common guidelines and shared Code of conduct

Released: 4 April 2013
Closed: 30 May 2013

The consultation paper included:

  • revisions to the Guidelines for advertising (common to all National Boards)
  • a Social media policy (common to all National Boards), and
  • revisions to the Guidelines for mandatory notifications (common to all National Boards).

Submissions received will be available on the Past Consultations page of the AHPRA website.


Consultation paper on review of accreditation arrangements for the first ten professions to enter the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme

Released: 20 September 2012 
Closed: 2 November 2012

Submissions received


Consultation paper on international criminal history checks

Released: 25 June 2012
Closed: 17 August 2012

Submissions received will be available on the Past Consultations page of the AHPRA website.


Code of Conduct

Released: 23 April 2012
Closed: 22 June 2012


The Pharmacy Board of Australia called for submissions of comment regarding a minor amendment to the Code of Conduct for registered health practitioners.

Submissions received


Consultation on review of guidelines on practice-specific issues - Guideline 1 (List of References)

Released: 4 April 2011
Closed: 27 May 2011

The Pharmacy Board of Australia called for submissions of comment regarding a Review of Guidelines on practice-specific issues – Guideline 1 References.

Submissions received


Guidelines on responsibilities of pharmacists when practising as proprietors

Released: 29 September 2010
Closed: 29 October 2010

The Pharmacy Board of Australia called for submissions of comment regarding a draft guideline on responsibilities of pharmacists when practising as proprietors.

Submissions received

Exemption from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Public submissions are available on this website for transparency on our consultations regarding important matters affecting pharmacists.


We publish submissions in their original format as made by the submitter. If you have difficulty accessing a submission, please contact AHPRA at webservices@ahpra.gov.au, and we will try to contact the submitter to provide an accessible version of their submission for your reference.


Please note that submitters are asked to provide their submissions to our public consultations in web accessible formats, and we guide them on how this can be achieved. We will update inaccessible submissions on this website when accessible format versions of files become available.

 
 
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