Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

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Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia


The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines. These documents:

  • help understand the NMBA’s expectations and requirements; and 
  • provide pathways to meet them.

Guidelines for registration standards

Nurses and midwives

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines: Continuing Professional Development PDF (211KB) Web page From 1 June 2016

Nurse practitioner

Please visit the Endorsement and notations page to access the following document for nurse practitioners:

  • Guidelines: For nurses applying for endorsement as a nurse practitioner 

Professional practice guidelines

Document PDF  Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services  PDF (155 KB)  Web page  From 17 March 2014 
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Page reviewed 14/06/2016