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To ensure the highest possible standards in anaesthesia practice in Australia, Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners, forthwith called the Society, is calling upon all persons who currently work either full time or part time or who are currently undertaking the recognised training to become an Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioner/ Technician to VOLUNTARILY REGISTER with this Society.

Full Registration

Are you an Anaesthesia Assistant, with an AAAHP-recognised qualification, working in Australia? If so you may be eligible for Full Registration with AAAHP. If you have a UK qualification recognised by AAAHP you may also be eligible.This is currently set at A$75.

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If you have migrated to Australia from any other country other than the UK or NZ, you will require to show proof of employment as an Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioner, here in Australia, to be eligible for AAAHP Full Membership. If you have any queries regarding membership please contact the AAAHP registrar at .


Associate Registration

If you have an Australian AAAHP-recognised qualification but are currently working overseas, or if you do not possess the required documentation or qualifications to be eligible for full registration with AAAHP, you qualify for Associate Registration. This gives you all the benefits of full registration other than voting rights or the opportunity to stand for positions on the AAAHP committee. This is currently set at A$50. Register now

This Society receives advice from overseas registering bodies regarding those people who have been disqualified from working as an assistant to the anaesthetist.

Renewal of Registration

Registration is due for renewal on the 1st of July of each year. The renewal fee is A$75.00 per annum (or A$50.00 for Associate Registration). Registrants will receive a renewal notification via email two weeks prior to renewal date so it is important to ensure that we have your correct email address. Log in and click on your name to check your profile.

New Registration

Fill in the online registration form below or Download and complete the registration form

Documentation to be provided:

  • Passport sized photo (upload a digital photo with your online application)
  • Certified copy of qualification (if applicable) Upload a certified copy of your Qualification to our Google server.
  • Application fee
Associate Registration

This is available to those individuals who do not possess the required documentation or qualifications to be eligible for full registration with AAAHP. This gives the registrant all the benefits of full registration other than voting rights or the opportunity to stand for positions on the AAAHP committee. This is currently set at A$50.

Student Registration
Students are to complete the registration form below, selecting Student Registration. Students who are enrolled in the Diploma of Anaesthesia Technology, the current application fee is A$25.00 for Student Registration. Upon graduation students are able to apply for Full Registration. Register now

List of approved qualifications accepted by AAAHP:
HLT50607 – Diploma of Paramedical Science (Anaesthesia)
HLT50602 – Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology
CNO299 – Diploma of Applied Science (Anaesthetics)
Associate Degree/ Diploma in Clinical Techniques (Anaesthetics) (QLD)
ASAT (NSW) Diploma course
AAAHP Diploma Course
Associate Diploma of Health - Anaesthetic and Operating Theatre Technician
Diploma in Health (Anaesthetics)
Diploma in Applied Science (Anaesthesia) & NZSATS Certificate of Proficiency (NZ)
Diploma of Health in Operating Department Practice (UK)
National Vocational Qualification in Operating Department Practice (UK)
Operating Department Assistant City & Guilds 752 (UK)

*The certificate course for Operating Theatre Attendants that was offered through the Mayfield Education Centre in Victoria and the Royal Perth six month anaesthetic course, does not meet the educational standards for Anaesthesia Paramedical Officers / Technicians. Applicants who have undertaken these or any other course not listed may still apply due to relevant industry experience, however a more in-depth process will be required. These Applicants may however apply for ASSOCIATE Membership.

Employment Confirmation
You must submit a statement of service indicating the Hospital's address, position you are appointed, your employment status and length of employment from an authorised person within your Human Resources Department or your line manager.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This Society along with Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetist’s Professional Standard Statement PS8 'Assistant to the Anaesthetist' requires ongoing maintenance of professional knowledge and skills.

This may be achieved through self directed learning, accredited course, attendance at in-services, conferences and/or seminars, development and presentation of in-services and talks.

CPD will be audited randomly on a yearly basis to ensure that current CPD hours are being obtained. Failure to accrue 20 hours CPD a year may render registration void although consideration will be taken into account if the registrant accrues sufficient hours within a nominated time period granted by the society. Accrual of CPD falls on registration date, not calendar year.

Download Continuing Professional Development Record sheet

Code of Ethics/ Conduct

Once notified that your application has been accepted you will be subject to the Code of Conduct issued by the Society.

Changing your Particulars
It is most important that the National Register be maintained as up-to-date as possible. You are therefore required to maintain your online registration profile, and notify the REGISTRAR  of AAAHP within two months of any change of name. When you notify the Society please provide full personal details including address and your registration number. To update your ID photo, click here.

Personal Conduct
If you have you been barred from practice in any country, removed from the register of a professional or regulatory body, have ever had a criminal conviction or any criminal proceedings currently filed against you will have to be declared to the Society. This does not necessarily mean that your registration will be declined. Please make a full, accurate and separate confidential disclosure of the circumstances with your application. Conditions of employment require a criminal record screen prior to employment.

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