Contact an approved pathology accrediting agency

Pathology accrediting agencies independently assess pathology laboratories across Australia to ensure they meet the requirements for pathology practice.

Assessment to the national pathology accreditation standards

National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA)
Phone: 1800 621 666

External quality assurance

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP)
Phone: 1300 782 920

National Serology Reference Laboratory (NRL)
Phone: +61 3 9418 1111


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