The CCEA is monitoring the rapidly evolving situation regarding the global pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The pandemic poses a significant public health risk, and the CCEA is taking the advice and guidance of the Australian Government, and the World Health Organisation.

As an accreditation authority, and skills assessment authority, be assured the CCEA takes its role and responsibilities seriously. We will continue to work with all of our stakeholders to ensure business continuity and timely service provision during this difficult time. To this end, we have collaboratively developed advice for our accredited chiropractic programs as guidance. With regard to competency based assessment, we have made the decision to cancel the scheduled June session. At this stage, the next available session is November 2020. We will keep candidates informed as and when things change. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, and we will endeavour to resolve your queries as best we can given the nature of this situation. 

  • About Us

    Assuring quality in chiropractic education and competency

    The Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA) Ltd is an independent and nationally recognised body responsible for ensuring competency and high education standards in chiropractic for the Australasian community.

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  • Education Institutions

    Accrediting chiropractic programs in the Australasia region

    Accreditation by CCEA is a multi-level process that certifies the quality of education through the development of standards, self-analysis by the institution, peer review evaluation and ongoing monitoring. Graduates of accredited chiropractic programs in Australia and NZ are eligible for registration with the Chiropractic Board of Australia.

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  • International Practitioners

    Undertaking qualification and skills assessment for migration and registration

    Overseas qualified chiropractors seeking registration in Australia with the Chiropractic Board of Australia, or in New Zealand with the New Zealand Chiropractic Board, must undergo an assessment of their qualification and skills with CCEA. Qualified chiropractors wishing to migrate to Australia must also undergo this assessment.

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April 2020 - CCEA has released a call for nominations for its Board of Directors. Nominees must refer to the Call for Nominations for detail. Nominations close COB 22 April 2020.

March 2020 - CCEA Digest March 2020.

March 2020 - Advice to accredited programs regarding COVID-19.

November 2019 - CCEA releases its 2019 Annual Report.

October 2019 CCEA Digest October 2019 now available.

September 2019 - CCEA publishes its Strategic Plan 2018-2023.

July 2019 CCEA Digest July 2019 now available.

April 2019 Call for Nominations: Committee on Accreditation. 

January 2019 - Call for Nominations: Chairperson, Chiropractic Overseas Assessment Committee (COAC).

November 2018 - CCEA Digest November 2018 now available.

September 2018 - Call for Nominations: Committee on Accreditation (AC).

16 November 2017 - CCEA Digest November 2017 now available.

29 October 2017 - Dr Kristin Grace appointed CCEA Chair. Dr Terry Crisp appointed CCEA Deputy Chair. The CCEA Board of Directors made a number of additional appointments to the Accreditation Committee and Chiropractic Overseas Assessment Committee. Details of the current membership can be found here

8 September 2017 - CCEA has released a call for nominations for several positions across the CCEA Board of Directors and expert committees. Further information is available in the Call for Nominations and on the CCEA Website. Applications close on 13 October 2017.

3 July 2017 - Revised Accreditation and Competency Standards now available. The Accreditation Standards for Chiropractic Programs and Competency Standards for Graduate Chiropractors 2017 are now available in the Accreditation Documentation section of the CCEA website. 

31 May 2017 - CCEA Digest May 2017 now available.

1 March 2017 - CCEA has released a call for nominations for its Board of Directors. Nominations are sought for two registered chiropractors in Australia or New Zealand and two senior independent persons who are not members of the chiropractic profession.  Further information is available in the Call for Nominations and Candidate Information Form.  Applications close on 31 March 2017.

14 November 2016 - From 1 January 2017, an updated Candidate Guide and Stage 1 Desktop Audit applications will apply to applicants wishing to proceed through the CCEA skills assessment process for registration and/or migration. Please ensure you download the correct version from the Forms and Resources webpage.