Join the call to action for fair and equitable registration fees!

Healthcare workers deserve fair and equitable registration fees.

Ahpra and the 15 National Boards don’t currently lower fees or provide any proper mechanism or registration fee category to assist healthcare workers who take parental leave. This affects over 877,000 Australian healthcare workers, who are a diverse and predominantly female workforce.

Support our call for Ahpra to revise its fee setting approach by signing the petition at

Please share it with your friends and colleagues – together we can improve equity in healthcare.

VAHPA provides support to our members with a heavily discounted Parental Leave rate, including ongoing Professional Indemnity Insurance and workplace advice and advocacy for matters such as providing appropriate notice and documentation, safe work, illness before going on parental leave; using other forms of leave while on parental leave, workplace change and redundancy while on parental leave, extending parental leave, keeping in touch days; returning to work, flexible work arrangements and other unexpected challenges related to Parental Leave.

Please click here to find out more about becoming a VAHPA member.