The Commission's relationship with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the organisation responsible for the registration and accreditation of ten health professions across Australia. Under the Human Rights Commission Act 2005, the Health Services Commissioner must send complaints about registered health professions, and all material relevant to that complaint to AHPRA. Likewise, AHPRA must send to the Commisssion any complaints that it receives. The Health Services Commissioner and the relevant National Boards are obliged to jointly discuss complaints and reach agreement as to how matters are to be dealt with.