TheÂ Steering Committee had been set up to establish a Board. The Steering Committee consisted of:
The Board will develop this independent register which aims to mirror government requirements for the regulation of health practitioners. The register is expected to be fully operational by mid-2010.
The steering committee is made up of a group of individuals with naturopathic and/or Western herbal medicine training who are committed to:
a. helping the naturopathic and Western herbal medicine professions achieve and maintain a level of excellence and also promoting public health
b. initiating and developing the process of registration for these professions to safeguard the public: