Overseas-educated dietitians who wish to apply for Dietetic Skills Recognition (DSR) must pass the Australian Cultural Awareness Assessment.

Dietitians registered in New Zealand or Canada who wish to apply for mutual recognition to gain Accredited Practising Dietitian status must also pass this online quiz.

This assessment helps to ensure dietitians working in Australia have acceptable knowledge about the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

To complete the assessment, you must:

You have 3 attempts to achieve a passing score of 87%. You have an unlimited amount of time to complete each attempt. If you don’t achieve this score within 3 attempts, email dsr@dietitiansaustralia.org.au.

Reading program documents

Please download and read the following 11 documents before completing your online assessment.

Extra resources

Get in touch

If you have questions about the cultural awareness assessment, contact us at dsr@dietitiansaustralia.org.au

Find out how dietitians with overseas qualifications can apply for Dietetic Skills Recognition (DSR) to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian in Australia.
Find out if you're eligible to apply for Dietetic Skills Recognition to have your overseas dietetics qualification recognised by us.
A mutual recognition agreement recognises your training and experience as eligible to work in the country. Find out who we have a mutual recognition agreement with.