Mutual recognition


Mutual recognition – A person registered to practise as a teacher in one jurisdiction is entitled to apply for registration in another jurisdiction based on that registration.

Mutual recognition

Jurisdictions will release information to other teacher regulatory authorities about registered teachers who apply for registration under Mutual Recognition Legislation Commonwealth Mutual Recognition Act 1992 and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997. This will include any instances of deregistration or other disciplinary action taken, disciplinary procedures currently underway but not completed, investigations currently not completed and any conditions currently attached to a registrant.

For further information on how this may affect teachers in your state or territory, please refer to our frequently asked questions