Paramedics Australasia National Board Director Assoc. Professor Richard Brightwell accompanied by Principal Policy Advisor Ray Bange met with the Western Australian Health Minister the Hon Dr Kim Hames MLA on Thursday 31 May, the meeting was also attended by the Minister’s Principal Policy Advisor Christian Allier and WA Department of Health Manager (Policy and Planning) Cathy Campbell.

Discussions centred around the need for national registration of paramedics and the progress towards that goal in the public interest.

The Minister gave his ringing endorsement for the principle of registration and unequivocal support for national paramedic registration. He expressed the desire to see a groundswell of support from the practitioners and service providers in every jurisdiction.

Paramedics Australasia welcomes this wholehearted expression of support and his leadership in such matters.