National Registration and Accreditation



Brief Description:

In this session, we hear from Chris Robertson, who has more than 15 years of expertise in health policy and legislation, workforce planning and innovation. He currently has direct national responsibility for the Queensland state office, in addition to his National Board Services role which he started in January 2010. Previously, Chris served as the National Director Policy and Legislation, National Registration and Accreditation Implementation Project, Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council. One of the key accomplishments in this role was the development and subsequent enactment of the first and second stages of the National Law hosted by Queensland and now in force in every state and territory.  Chris is a proven relationship builder and advisor in the complex environment of Health Ministers, Advisory Councils, government bodies, public agencies and key stakeholders. He holds a Graduate Certificate of Health Management from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce from Griffith University. He was previously a Registered Nurse working in critical care and holds a Diploma of Applied Science Nursing from Monash University. 


Chris Robertson: Executive Director Strategy and Policy, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Who should Attend:

This presentation was by invitation only.




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