The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme: What would Inclusion Mean for Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine? Part I: the Legislation (Report)
Introduction On 26 March 2008 the Commonwealth, State and Territory Health Ministers agreed to partake in a national registration scheme for health professionals to replace the State based regulation of health practitioners. This was part of a wider range of measures designed to reduce regulatory burdens, not just in health but in all areas of business in general. This led to the ultimate design and introduction of the National Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 (Qld) (the National Law).