Individuals and their organisations (data users) must be accredited by the National Data Commissioner before they can access public sector data, under proposed new legislation. The Office of the National Data Commissioner has released this discussion paper on the proposed Accreditation Framework, which is open...
Consultation on Australia’s Health Workforce: strengthening the education foundation - consultation paper
This consultation paper has been developed for the purpose of further consultation and feedback to inform Health Ministers’ response to the final report of the Independent Review of Accreditation Systems (ASR) within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health professions.
The Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions (the Review) has been undertaken at the request of Health Ministers. In their August 2015 COAG Health Council communiqué, Ministers expressed concerns about the high cost, lack of scrutiny...
This paper argues that evaluating the outcomes of revised processes will be necessary to safeguard the reliability of health service organisations' accreditation processes and make available the evidence of its value to the health system and organisations.
Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised: final report
Among the many other recommendations, this report calls for the Australian government to implement a clearly articulated principle that the duty of care for the regulation of all care within the aged care residential setting ultimately rests with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised: interim report
This interim report is focused on the abject failures of the systems designed to provide oversight of care standards at Oakden. The committee's broader concerns regarding aged care quality frameworks, which the committee considers require review and consideration, are also outlined in this interim report.
This report is intended to inform the work being undertaken by the Higher Education Standards Panel on the impact of professional accreditation on Australian higher education and opportunities that may exist to reduce regulatory burden for higher education providers.
REIA submission to the VET Reform Taskforce on draft training provider and regulator standards Real Estate Institute of Australia
The overriding objectives of the proposed standards are to be flexible and responsive to industry, less onerous, reduce costs for RTOs and less of a regulatory burden for RTOs. Furthermore the national training system is to be industry led, using appropriately skilled trainers and assessors...
Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions - draft report
This review is recommending the adoption of consistent accrual accounting and business standards and thedevelopment of a single set of funding principles to guide the setting of fees and charges for accreditation andthe application of a transparent cost recovery policy and methodology.
Independent review of accreditation systems within the national registration and accreditation scheme for health professions - discussion paper
The purpose of this Accreditation Systems Review is to build upon the information collated through the NRAS Review and provide advice to the Ministerial Council on the governance, structure and cost-effectiveness of accreditation systems in the National Scheme.