The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia works to ensure that Australia’s nurses and midwives are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practise. Public safety is our priority.
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We support safe practice by publishing standards, guidelines, updates and other resources for nurses and midwives, employers, students and the public.
The updated Safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives are now in effect.
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Decision-making framework for nurses and midwives
How we manage concerns about practitioners
Fake nurse jailed in landmark outcome
NMBA partners with the Burnet Institute and colleagues to deliver a midwifery workforce review
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia fees set for 2023/24
NMBA, Burnet Institute and colleagues partner to deliver a comprehensive review into the midwifery workforce.
What is CPD and why do you need to complete it?
I have a concern. Am I in the right place?
What happens when someone reports a concern?
Who is required to make a mandatory notification?
Guidance for IQNMs looking to get registered in Australia
Complete a self-check
Audits ensure nurses and midwives are meeting their mandatory registration standards.
Information for nurses and midwives on the requirements for re-entry to practice.
The NMBA released a position statement on nurses and cosmetic medical procedures.
Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.
Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.
Find the education and training programs that can lead to registration as a nurse or midwife – or both!
Would you like to help protect the safety of the public and contribute to health practitioner regulation?
Look up a nurse or midwife to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.
Read about safe healthcare practice and COVID-19 in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Greek, Italian or Vietnamese.
Being a nurse means something. Learn more about your Code of conduct as a nurse practising in Australia.
Code of conduct for nurses
EN Standards for practice
RN Standards for practice
NP Standards for practice
Continuing professional development (CPD)
Code of ethics
Find out what is required to become a nurse practitioner in Australia.
Information for nurses on the requirements for re-entry to practice.
Access application forms, templates and guidelines for registration and endorsements.
Being a midwife means something. Learn more about your Code of conduct as a midwife practising in Australia.
Code of conduct for midwives
Midwife standards for practice
Find out what is required for midwives looking to get the Endorsement for scheduled medicines for midwives.
Information for midwives on the requirements for re-entry to practice
Guidance for overseas-qualified nurses and midwives looking to get registered in Australia.
Want to get registered in Australia as a nurse or midwife? You’ll need to complete the self-check before applying for registration.