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The Nurses Board of the Australian Capital Territory was a State Nurse Regulatory Authority established by section 6 of the Nurses' Act 1988. The Board administered the Act which provided for the registration and enrollment of nurses, the supervision of nursing education and standards and for related purposes. The Board had the responsibility for approving the registration or enrollment of suitably qualified nurses who wished to practice in the Territory as well as monitoring safe practice by those persons. The Board is now known as the ACT Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Australian Nursing History Project of the School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, has taken a leadership role in facilitating the development of historical information about nurses and nursing in Australia. They assisted in the preparation of the entries listed below. Now known as the Australian Nursing and Midwifery History Project, for further information see: http://www.anmhp.unimelb.edu.au/.

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