The Health Professions Accreditation Collaborative Forum (HPAC Forum) is a coalition of the 15 accreditation authorities providing accreditation functions for the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law. A full list of our members can be found on the Forum Members and Sub-Committee page.

A copy of our Strategic Plan can be found on the Communiquès, Statements and Publications page.

The Forum works collaboratively with our member organisations and other stakeholders to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of accreditation and assessment functions of the regulated health professions for the benefit of the community.

The Forum’s latest Communiquè can be found on the Communiquès, Statements and Publications page.

Forum News

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COVID-19 and health profession education and accreditation

National Principles for clinical education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published April 2020.

Analysis of Forum Member Responses to changes in accreditation due to COVID-19 Intent and Purpose

Published April 2020.

The Forum’s collective position with respect to accreditation programs and the impact of COVID-19

Published March 2020.


The Forum undertakes wide-ranging consultation on projects and statements concerning standards of education, accreditation and assessment for the regulated health professions.

The Forum uses consultation to engage with its stakeholders, including education providers, health profession organisations members of the community, government, and other standards and accreditation bodies. The feedback provided via consultation is greatly valued, and informs the Forum’s development of important documents.

Consultations open for input will be shown below.

Current Consultations

As part of the Forum’s ongoing commitment to improve health outcomes and care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by way of enabling a culturally safe health workforce, the Forum is looking to develop a fit for purpose cultural safety training module tailored to suit the accreditation context for accreditation assessment teams across health accreditation authorities.

If you would like to submit a proposal to develop online cultural safety training materials for professional, consumer and administrative members of the accreditation teams of its health accreditation authorities. The Forum’s expectations and requirements are outlined in the request for proposal provided, please contact the Secretariat for more information by 26 November 2021.

An addendum has been released addressing questions as clarification to issues raised about the RFP. This addendum does not change the original RFP content.

The closing date for submissions has been extended to COB on Monday 29 November 2021.


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