Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

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Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia


The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of policies, codes and guidelines. These documents:

  • help understand the NMBA’s expectations and requirements 
  • provide and pathways to meet them.
Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Exemptions from continuing professional development for nurses and midwives  PDF (114KB) Web page From 1 June 2016
Current: Policy: Re-entry to practice PDF (316KB) Web page From 1 September 2015
Retired: Policy: Re-entry to practice PDF (354KB) To 31 August 2015
Midwives in private practice PDF (263KB) Web page From March 2015
English language skills registration standard policy PDF 
Word version 
(304 KB,DOCX)
26 May 2016
Page reviewed 6/12/2016