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Through lobbying, negotiation and education with political leaders and health bodies, Avant takes an advocacy role to represent member interests and those of the profession as a whole. 

This page is regularly updated with Avant's submissions as they become available.

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30/03/2023 Avant submission to consultation on amendments to medicines monitored by Victoria’s Real Time Prescription Monitoring system

29/03/2023 Avant submission to the ACSQHC national arrangement for clinical quality registries

18/11/2022 Avant submission to the inquiry into long COVID and repeated COVID infection

09/04/2021 Avant submission to Consultation on Victorian candour and open disclosure guidelines and proposed model for clinical incident review protections

07/03/2018 Avant submission to TGA consultation on prescription strong opioid use March 2018

12/05/2017 Avant submission to Guardianship Act review question paper 5

13/04/2017 Avant submission regarding the Private Health Facilities Regulation 2017 - Queensland cosmetic surgery

30/01/2017 Avant submission to NSW Ministry of Health on ante mortem interventions for organ donation in NSW

04/04/2016 Avant submission to review of RACGP Standards for General Practice

21/03/2016 Avant preliminary submissions on review of the Guardianship Act 1987

03/02/2016 Avant submission to NSW Health discussion paper on regulation of facilities carrying out cosmetic surgery

24/07/2015 Avant submission to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Consultation on the Proposed General Practice Accreditation Scheme

29/05/2015 Avant submission to Medical Board of Australia's Consultation on registered medical practitioners who provide cosmetic medical and surgical procedures

29/01/2015 Avant submission to AHPRA consultation on revised guidelines for the supervised practice of international medical graduates (IMGs)

15/12/2014 Avant submission to revision of the NSW Health Policy Directive Consent to Medical Treatment - Patient Information

03/10/2014 Avant comments on AHPRA consultation on Guidelines for the regulatory management of registered health practitioners and students infected with blood-borne viruses

25/08/2014 Avant submission to the NSW Attorney-General's review of the Coroners Act 2009

28/06/2014 Avant submission to AHPRA consultation on Core Registration Standards

21/05/2014 Avant submission to the Productivity Commission’s draft report on Access to Justice Arrangements

20/12/2013 Avant submission to AHPRA Consultation on Review of Registration Standards: Criminal History and English Language Skills

07/11/2013 Avant letter to AHPRA consultation on international criminal history checking

27/09/2013 Avant letter to the Medical Board of Australia's consultation on the Draft Revised Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia

12/07/2013 Avant submission to Treasury's Reform to deductions for education expenses discussion paper

30/05/2013 Avant submission to AHPRA consultation on Guidelines and Policy

09/04/2013 Avant submission on AHPRA consultation on the Proposed National Registration & Accreditation Scheme Data Access and Research Policy

16/08/2013 Avant submission to AHPRA consultation on international criminal history checks

03/08/2013 Avant submission to the Review of the Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act

25/05/2023 Avant submission to ACSQHC consultation on Cosmetic Surgery Standards

17/02/2023 Avant submission to the Medical Board of Australia's public consultation on telehealth guidelines

31/01/2023 Avant submission to public consultation on Ahpra’s data strategy

9/12/2022 Avant submission to consultation on regulation of medical practitioners who provide cosmetic medical and surgical procedures

01/06/2022 Avant Submission on the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022

14/04/2022 Avant submission to Ahpra to the Independent review of the regulation of medical practitioners who perform cosmetic surgery

01/04/2022 Avant submission on the consultation Regulatory Impact Statement on the use of the title ‘surgeon’

18/05/2021 Avant submission on revised regulatory principles for the National Scheme

14/05/2021 Avant submission to community affairs committee inquiry into Ahpra and related entities

13/12/2019 Avant Submission - Public consultation on a draft proposed Supervised practice framework

26/11/2019 Avant submission - Public consultation on revised guidelines for advertising a regulated health service

1/11/2019 Avant submission - Public consultation on guidelines for registered health practitioners and students in relation to blood borne viruses

30/6/2019 Avant submission - Public consultation on complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments

31/10/2018 Avant submission to National Law review tranche 2 consultation

16/8/2018 Avant submission on the Draft revised Good medical practice - A code of conduct for doctors in Australia

29/3/2018 Avant submission to Medical Board of Australia Draft revised guidelines Sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship

7/12/2017 Avant Submission to the Victorian consultation on a statutory duty of candour

10/07/2017 Avant Submission regarding the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

23/02/2017 Avant submission to inquiry into the complaints mechanism under the National Law

5/12/2016 Avant submission to Expert Advisory Group interim report on revalidation 

5/10/2016 Avant submission to independent review of chaperones

08/08/2016 Avant submission on Queensland Parliament Inquiry into Health Ombudsman's function

23/06/2016 Avant submission on draft Health Practitioner Regulation (NSW) 2016

17/08/2015 Avant submission on NSW Health's discussion paper on the Statutory Review of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW)

10/10/2014 Avant submission to the Independent Review of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professions

24/06/2013 Avant submission to the Health and Community Services Committee with respect to the Health Ombudsman Bill 2013

11/04/2013 Avant submission to the Minister for Health with respect to the review into the Performance of the QBMBA, MBA and AHPRA

04/03/2013 Avant submission to the Victorian Legal and Social Issues Committee Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

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