Notification of Midwife Private Practice - Western Australia

Service summary

You are required to notify the Nursing and Midwifery Office of the West Australian Department of Health if you are a midwife intending to move into private practice.

You must notify the office of your intention before you move into private practice. Your notification must include all of your relevant person details, your Midwifery Registration Number and your Professional Indemnity Insurance Provider.

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

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




You must submit this notification prior to the commencement of your private practice.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Nursing and Midwifery Office

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Notifications by Midwives) Regulations 1994 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Principal Midwifery Advisor
Department of Health
Nursing and Midwifery Office

Operating address:
Nursing and Midwifery Office
(Level 2, B Block) Department of Health
Western Australia 6849
Mailing address:
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 52
Perth Business Centre
Western Australia 6849


08 9222 6876

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