Approval of a Professional Standards Scheme - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are an occupational association preparing a scheme for the purposes of limiting the occupational liability of members of your association. An occupational association is a body corporate:

  • Representing the interests of persons who are members of the same or related occupational groups, including a professional group and trade group; and
  • Where membership is limited to members of that occupational group.

Occupational liability is a civil liability, payment of damages or potential lawsuit arising directly or vicariously from anything done or omitted by a member of an occupational association in the performance of their occupation. The scheme may indicate an intention to operate as a scheme in Tasmania only, or Tasmania and another State or Territory.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval you must:

  • Be an Occupational Association; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the approval.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Professional Standards Council

Act(s) name

Professional Standards Act 2005 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Professional Standards Council

Operating address:
Level 2, St James Centre
111 Elizabeth Street
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 4021
New South Wales 2000




02 83150800


02 83150899

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