Protecting consumers by improving professional standards.

 

Constructing Building Integrity: Raising Standards

Constructing Building Integrity: Raising Standards

The Professional Standards Councils are pleased to again become a major research partner in a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage Project. Through the project, the Councils will collaborate with researchers and other regulators to investigate ways to improve professional standards in building and construction occupations and the means for measuring change.

Associations maintain reporting under the Professional Standards Improvement Program through COVID-19

Associations maintain reporting under the Professional Standards Improvement Program through COVID-19

Annual Professional Standards Improvement Program reporting by regulated associations closed on 31 March 2020. 

Certificate presented to CPA Australia

Certificate presented to CPA Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scheme application modernisation

We are modernising the scheme application process and want you to be involved through interviews, focussed workshops and structured feedback. 

The Professional Standards Councils are responsible for facilitating consumer protection by enabling the creation of statutory professional standards schemes. We do this by approving and supervising schemes applied for by occupational associations on behalf of their members.

The improvements we develop together will be aimed at making the application process:

Professional Standards Councils statement about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Professional Standards Councils statement about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The Professional Standards Councils are working closely with our national regulatory agency, the Professional Standards Authority, to monitor the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumers, professional service providers and occupational associations across Australia.

Regulated occupational associations

Postponement of the Professional Standards Councils' Forum

Postponement of the Professional Standards Councils' Forum

The Professional Standards Councils regret to advise that the Councils’ Forum scheduled for Thursday 19 March, in Sydney, has been postponed until a date to be decided.

Program now available for the 2020 Professional Standards Forum on ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’

Program now available for the 2020 Professional Standards Forum on ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’ 

The 2020 Professional Standards Forum program is now available, including an overview of the panel session and workshop, as well as an introduction of the panellists.

Professional Standards Authority’s support on Operation Bushfire Assist

Professional Standards Authority’s support on Operation Bushfire Assist

Left: Gabrielle Hendry, Supervision Analyst, Professional Standards Authority (Lieutenant, Platoon Commander, 8 Logistics Support Company, 8 CSSB); Right: John R Rappell, Director Professional Standards Regulation, Professional Standards Authority.

 

Meet the panel for the Forum on 19 March

The next Professional Standards Councils’ Forum will be held in Sydney on 19 March 2020 on the theme ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’.

The Forum will feature a panel of distinguished speakers who will lead a discussion on the opportunities and challenges in successfully regulating for ethical values, principles and behaviours that are consumer focused. 

Registrations open: Professional Standards Forum on ‘Putting the Consumer First in Ethics’

Registrations open - Professional Standards Forum

Putting the Consumer First in Ethics: the role of a consumer ethics framework in delivering consumer focused professional and occupational services

Date: 19 March 2020

Time: 8.30am to 1.30pm

 

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