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May, 2024

We’re being heard - Health Ministers recognise advance practice paramedic roles

Media release The Australasian College of Paramedicine (the College) strongly advocates with governments and decision-makers from...

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Apr, 2024

Proposed reform options in major primary care scope of practice review

Media release 17 April 2024 The Australasian College of Paramedicine (the College) has welcomed the release of Unleashing the Pote...

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Feb, 2024

Paramedicine workforce recognised by Victorian Government in Healthcare Workforce Strategy

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 20 February 2024 The Australasian College of Paramedicine (the College) is pleased that the Victorian Gover...

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Dec, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: Paramedicine recognised in major report: Australian Government releases Final Report MTR NHRAA 2020-2025

The Australian Government has released the Final Report of the Mid-Term Review of the National Health Reform Agreement Addendum 20...

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Sep, 2023

These paramedics are itching to work. The worst part of their job is sitting around.

Story from The Age These paramedics are itching to work. The worst part of their job is sitting around Written by Aisha Dow and He...

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Aug, 2023

Nurse and pharmacy prescribing powers to be probed in new review

Story from the Sydney Morning Herald Nurse and pharmacy prescribing powers to be probed in new review Written by Natassia Chrysant...

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Jun, 2023

New era for paramedicine in collaborative, co-designed models of healthcare for Australia’s rural and remote communities

Australasian College of Paramedicine CEO John Bruning and Rural Health Commissioner Dr Ruth Stewart The release of the National R...

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May, 2023

NZ Budget 2023: no frills, no initiatives and no implementation plan

Following the release of the Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa | New Zealand Government’s 2023 budget, the Australasian College of Paramed...

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May, 2023

More of the same: The omission of paramedics in 2023 federal budget means status quo for the health system

Despite the Federal Government’s recent stated support for paramedics to work to “top of scope” as part of new models of multidis...

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Mar, 2023

As Victoria’s new CPO, College Fellow Dr Louise Reynolds becomes the most senior female paramedic in Australia

MEDIA STATEMENT 17 MARCH 2023 When Dr Louise Reynolds begins her tenure as Victoria’s new Chief Paramedic Officer on Monday, she...