Council blows chance for genuine legal reform, says AMA

COAG's consultation paper is just a 'grab-bag of poorly thought-out ideas'

The AMA recently lodged its submission to the COAG Health Council on the "Regulation of Australia’s health professions: Keeping the National Law up to date and fit for purpose".


The council is considering potential reforms to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (the National Law), which provides the legislative base for the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for doctors.

Our submission spells out how the AMA considers the COAG Health Council has blown a genuine opportunity to properly evaluate the effectiveness