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Nursing and midwifery in Western Australia

Bridging your registration

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WA Health is no longer running Registration Bridging Programs for overseas trained Registered and Enrolled Nurses.

Registration bridging programs are for overseas-educated nurses and midwives who want to work in Western Australia.

The Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia will advise overseas applicants if they are required to undertake a registration bridging program for overseas trained nurses, in order to gain initial registration in Australia.

Please contact the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia for a full list of Registration Bridging Programs for Registered and Enrolled Nurses.

Registration bridging programs for overseas trained nurses are also available through the

A Midwifery Registration Bridging Program is offered by KEMH. Contact the Program Coordinator via email tricia.dempsey@health.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 9340 1573 for more information.

More about moving to WA:

» Why live and work in WA?
» Requirements to work in WA
» Sponsorship
» Working for WA Health