Guidelines and Standards

Midwives should be aware of, and abide by the regulatory and professional standards and codes as set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. In addition the ACM has developed a number of Standards and Guidelines to aid midwives' practice.

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Standards and Codes

Regulatory codes and standards are developed and issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. These codes and standards include the:

Australian College of Midwives Standards and Codes

Our Standard and Guidelines are designed to support best practice.

Whilst all policies and guidelines are accurate and current at the time of their preparation, each provider must consider relevant information, research and literature which may have been published subsequently.

The following documents have been developed to address specific areas of midwifery practice in consultation with our members and the wider community:

Joint Standards

The following documents have been developed to address specific areas of midwifery practice in collaboration with other organisation(s), and in consultation with our members and the wider community:

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