As you approach the end of your career as a practising clinical radiologist or radiation oncologist, there are a number of things that you may wish to consider. This page provides practical information to support you in your transition to from active practice to retirement.
If you are planning to retire from active clinical practice and do not intend to return to active practice you should:
Please note: If you are planning to take a temporary break from active practice but intend to return in future, please contact the Member Services team to discuss your options.
As a retired Fellow of the College you are entitled to all RANZCR member benefits on a complimentary basis, and we encourage you to remain actively involved in College activities.
You can continue to:
As an experienced professional with vast knowledge and expertise, you can make a valuable contribution to the College’s work in your retirement. Some of the areas where you can get involved are listed below.
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Once you have retired it is more important than ever to look after your health and wellbeing. The Your Wellbeing page on our website contains useful links and resources to support members and promote self care.
Access Health and Wellbeing Information
The Australian and New Zealand Government both offer a concessions card for retirees over a certain age.
Access Australian Seniors Card information Access New Zealand Seniors Card information
When you retire there are a number of tax and superannuation issues to consider. The Australian Taxation Office and the New Zealand Inland Revenue Department website both offer useful information on managing your super, tax offsets and setting up trusts.
Access Australian Tax Office information Access New Zealand Inland Revenue information
We understand that your circumstances may change, and at some point you may wish to return to active practice. Retired Fellows who wish to return to practice may have their RANZCR membership reactivated, but must first:
If you are retired and thinking of returning to practice please contact the Member Services team to discuss your next steps.