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

    Current News

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
There are no current consultations.


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