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ANMAC helps to protect the health and safety of the Australian community by establishing high-quality standards of nursing and midwifery education, training and assessment.

We are the:

What we do

  • develop and review accreditation standards for nursing and midwifery programs of study in Australia
  • determine whether programs of study for nurses and midwives seeking to practice in Australia meet the required education standards
  • assess international qualified nurses and midwives seeking to work in Australia under the General Skilled Migration program
  • develop, review and provide policy advice on accreditation and skilled migration of nurses and midwives to relevant organisations
  • liaise with national and international professional bodies, regulators and educators on matters related to standards of education and practice

What we do not do

  • register nurses and midwives, this is a function of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • deliver nursing and midwifery education or training
  • provide information or advice on visas or immigration issues
  • find employment for nurses and midwives
  • make decisions about Australia’s health workforce


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