Nurses and midwives without current registration

If you want to re-enter practice as a nurse or midwife, you have to complete one of the following Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) approved re-entry to practice pathways:

Pathway 1: A period of supervised practice

Pathway 2: Completion of a NMBA approved re-entry to nursing program

For further information on re-registration, visit the NMBA Re-entry to Practice Policy and the Framework for the assessment of nursing and midwifery applicants for re-entry to practice.

Re-entry scholarships are also available. Visit Nursing and midwifery scholarships and financial assistance for more information.

Nurses and midwives with current registration

If you're currently a registered nurse or midwife but have had a break from clinical practice, a refresher program may be an option.

Visit refresher program for registered nurses or refresher program for registered midwives​​​​​​​​​​for more information.

Current as at: Thursday 18 March 2021
Contact page owner: Nursing and Midwifery