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Agency ID1670
TitleQueensland Nursing Council
Agency TypeStatutory authority
Start Date 19/7/1993
End Date 1/7/2010
Date NotesA transition period follows the implementation of the new arrangements.
Abstract

Responsible for maintaining the register of nurses and determining and monitoring standards.

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
19274Minute Books 1/1/1993 31/12/2009
19266Professional Standards Committee Minute Books 1/2/1993 31/12/2009
19363Nurses Registration Files 1/11/1993 27/6/2000
5749Examination Results 1/1/1994 4/12/2000
19272Education Committee Minute Books 1/1/1994 31/12/2009
19267Registration Committee Minute Books 1/1/1994 31/12/2009
19270Nursing Practice Committee Minute Books 1/2/1994 30/6/2000
19271Corporate Services Committee Minute Books - Queensland Nursing Committee 1/4/1994 31/10/2009
19273Research and Policy Committee Minute Books 1/1/1995 31/12/2009
19268Registration Renewal Committee Minute Books 1/1/1997 31/12/1998
19269Community Advisory Panel Minute Book 1/4/2000 30/6/2002
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Remarks

Information Sources

Nursing Act 1992
Queensland Acts 1992, Vol III, Act No 55, pp. 2312-13
Queensland Subordinate Legislation 1993, No. 260
Queensland Subordinate Legislation 1993, No. 393
Queensland Subordinate Legislation 1993, No. 394
Queensland Legislation Annotations, Issue 6 (1994), p. 586
Queensland Government Directory 1998
Queensland Nursing Council Annual Report 2009, p. 5
Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010
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Legislation

Establishing Nursing Act 1992
Abolishing Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010
Administered Nursing Act 1992
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Queensland Nursing Council was established under the "Nursing Act 1992" replacing the Board of Nursing Studies and the Nurses Registration Board of Queensland.

FUNCTIONS:
The function of each Health Professional Registration Board was to administer its enabling legislation, to determine professional standards, to maintain the register of practitioners, and to regulate and control practitioners. The functions of the Queensland Nursing Council include:
maintenance of a register of nurses
determination of the scope of nursing practice
determination of standards and accreditation of nursing courses
monitoring of standards of training and determining examinations, qualifications and experience of registered nurses

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING:
Minister for Health 19 Jul 1993 -

ABOLITION:
From 1 July 2010 the Queensland Nursing Council was abolished and a new national agency, the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency, responsible for administration of registration of health professionals was introduced under the "Health Practitioner Regulation (Administrative Arrangements) National Law Act 2008", the "Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009" and the "Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010". The National Agency took over the administrative functions of the Council while the Nurses and Midwifery Board took over the registration and accreditation of nurses and midwives.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1670, Queensland Nursing Council
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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