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Australian Senate supports an inquiry into national registration for Paramedics

On 20 August Queensland Senator Glenn Lazarus secured the support of the Australian Senate to establish a Senate Inquiry into the establishment of a national registration system for Australian paramedics. “I have undertaken extensive consultations with paramedics across Queensland and national registration is one of the most important issues facing the sector,” Senator Glenn Lazarus […]

Research Survey: Science in Paramedic Programs

Dr Nicholas Ralph from the University of Southern Queensland is currently seeking paramedic responses to a survey he is conducting as part of a study titled: “What foundational science should be taught in Paramedic programs? An international survey“. As part of this study, they are conducting an international survey of professionals working in the field […]

Paramedics Australasia Ltd call for Director Nominations 2015/2016

Three Board Director Positions will be declared vacant at the Paramedics Australasia Ltd AGM on Thursday 1 October 2015, with terms ending for current Directors, Mick Lazell and Sharon Duthie (these Directors may seek re-election); and the Director position vacated by Richard Brightwell. Eligible PA members are invited to apply for one of these three […]

National Registration for Australian Paramedics moving forward

Paramedics Australasia President Dr Peter Hartley is strongly encouraged by the positive progress for national registration of Australian Paramedics, driven through the COAG Health Council meeting in Darwin on Friday 7th August by the majority of Health Ministers’. It was agreed that the need for registration of Australia’s 13,000 paramedics can’t be ignored and more […]