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Assessing Authorities

The assessing authorities play an important role in assessing and measuring the level of skills and qualifications of applicants, who wish to migrate to Australia. Henceforth, it is required from the applicants to have their qualifications assessed by the relevant authorities before proceeding with their application. 

 

 

  • Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA)
    Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA)
    Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) is owned by the State and Territory architect registration board.
  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
    Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
    Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) was formed in 1946 to represent the interests of social workers in Australia.
  • Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM)
    Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM)
    Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) is a non-profit body representing the interests of medical physicists, biomedical engineers and allied professionals of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
    Australian Computer Society (ACS)
    Australian Computer Society (ACS) is an organization representing the interests of information Communication technology professions (ICT) in business, government and education
  • Australian Dental Council (ADC)
    Australian Dental Council (ADC)
    Australian Dental Council (ADC) is an independent organisation formed in 1993 under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, the body is an assessing authority for the dental professional.
  • Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
    Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
    Australian Institute of Management (AIM) is the largest in Australia representing the interests of managers and leaders of the country.
  • Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS)
    Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS)
    Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) is an organisation representing medical scientists of Australia.
  • Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
    Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
    Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) is a high standard professional organisation representing quantity surveyors professionals. The organisation ensures its members practice in line with pre-set ethical codes and standards, in order to provide the best and highest quality services to the Australian Community.
  • Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR)
    Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR)
    Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR) is the highest body representing the interest of health professionals in disciplines like: Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Ultrasound. The body was incorporated in 1950 and over the years has gained significant recognition as a National Professional Organisation.
  • Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)
    Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)
    Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) is a public company operating under the Commonwealth Corporation Act 2001, and governed by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.
  • Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
    Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
    The Australian Community Worker Association (ACWA) is a national body representing more than 500,000 workers in Australia.
  • Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
    Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
    Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) was established in 1990 under Australian Maritime Safety Act 1990. The organisation is responsible for health and safety regulation of Australian shipping services and management of maritime regulations.
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
    Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
    Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) is a regulatory body, responsible to maintain and develop the educational standards of nursing and midwifery education, for the protection of Australian community.
  • Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (AOAC)
    Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (AOAC)
    Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (AOAC) is a self-governing organisation responsible for assessment and accreditation of qualifications for The Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIABP).
  • Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC)
    Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC)
    Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC) is an independent organisation responsible to accredit and assess the qualifications of professionals of in this field.
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM)
    Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM)
    Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) was established in 1969 as the major body for professionals in Nuclear Medicine in Australia and New Zealand. Interests of Professionals like: Physicians, Physicists, Chemists, Radio-Pharmacists Technologist, Nurses and others in Nuclear Medicine are supported and represented by this organisation.
  • Australian Pharmacy Council (APharmC)
    Australian Pharmacy Council (APharmC)
    Australian Pharmacy Council Ltd (APharmC) is an independent, non-for-profit company, registered under Australian Securities and Investment Commission. The council is an authorised body for accrediting pharmacy education and training.
  • Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC)
    Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC)
    Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC) is a national body involved in local and global development and guidance of standards in health professional practice for the public interest.
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
    Australian Psychological Society (APS)
    Australian Psychological Society (APS) is an association for professional psychologists in Australia, representing more than 20,500 members of this profession. The body authorises the performance and ethics of the members and services they provide for their community.
  • Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC)
    Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC)
    From the early years of 1970, Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) has been appointed by the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship in line with the Migration Regulation 1994 as the assessing authority. The Council has been the voice of the professions to the government from early days of its establishment.
  • Certified Practising Accountants of Australia (CPA)
    Certified Practising Accountants of Australia (CPA)
    Certified Practising Accountants of Australia (CPA) is a finance, accounting and business qualification. It is among the world’s largest body practicing in the field of accounting with a membership of more than 150,000 members in the world.
  • Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA)
    Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA)
    Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) is an assessing authority which measures the qualifications of professionals who have gained their skills and qualifications from overseas. CMBA is one of the National Boards of Australia that works in support of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA)
    Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA)
    The Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA) was established to undertake the activities of two independent organisations, the Australian Council on Chiropractic Education (ACCE) and the Joint Education Committee of Participating Registration Boards (JEC).
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
    Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
    The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) was established in 1995 under the Civil Aviation Act 1988, as a separate government statutory authority.
  • Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
    Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
    Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is a professional national body for dietetic profession in Australia. Branches of this association can be found in each state of the country. The association was first founded in 1976 as Australian Association of Dietitians and in 1983 was renamed as DAA
  • Engineers Australia
    Engineers Australia
    The Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust) is a specialised body forum where engineers and professionals in this area are able to exchange information and ideas. It the largest and most divers body in Australia representing engineers in the country and worldwide.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
    Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
    Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) was the professional accounting institute in Australia formed in 1928 to represent the charter accountants of the country. Over the years it had expanded to have over 61,000 members and 12,000 students. ICAA was one of the three high standing Professional Accounting bodies in Australia.
  • Medical Board of Australia (MBA)
    Medical Board of Australia (MBA)
    Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is an assessing authority which measures the qualifications of professionals who have gained their skills and qualifications from overseas. MBA is one of the National Boards of Australia that works in support of Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)
    National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)
    The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) is an authorised body in measuring the accreditation of translators and interpreters in Australia. The company is owned by the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments of the country.
  • Occupational Therapy Council (OTC)
    Occupational Therapy Council (OTC)
    Occupational Therapy Council (OTC) is a non-profit independent organisation responsible for standardising the educational qualifications of applicants with Australian criteria. The council ensures occupational therapists meet the training and assessment requirements and undertake a safe and proper practice.
  • Optometry  Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ)
    Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ)
    Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ) was founded in 1996 with the support of other associations .
  • Institute of Public Accountant (IPA)
    Institute of Public Accountant (IPA)
    Institute of Public Accountants is one of three legally recognised associations for accountants in Australia. It was founded in 1923 and is one of the oldest professional representative bodies of Australia.
  • Speech Pathology Association of Australia (SPA)
    Speech Pathology Association of Australia (SPA)
    Speech Pathology Association of Australia (SPA) is a well-established body in Australia specialising in speech pathology profession in the country. Specialists of this field are university trained and united with the health professionals in order to help patients with communication or swallowing difficulties. SPA has established its branches in all states of Australia to provide the best services in a timely manner and to have a better public relation throughout the nation
  • State Legal Admission Authority (SLAA)
    State Legal Admission Authority (SLAA)
    State Legal Admission Authority (SSLA) is an authorised authority for assessing the skill requirements of the legal occupations. The applicant must evaluate his/her assessing skills with regards to the relevant national assessment authority.
  • Surveying & Spatial Science Institute  (SSSI)
    Surveying & Spatial Science Institute (SSSI)
    Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) is an Australian association for surveying and spatial science professionals. It is combination of different educations such as, land surveying, engineering & mining surveying, cartography, hydrography, remote sensing and spatial information science.
  • Trades Recognition Australia (TRA)
    Trades Recognition Australia (TRA)
    Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) is an authority practicing skill assessments of an individual's trading skills gained within or outside Australia under Migration Regulations 1994. These occupations are assessed for the purpose of immigration and skill recognition.
  • Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS)
    Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS)
    Vetassess is the Authority for a large group of occupations.
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    Last Updated: 30 November 2009
    Editor: Admin