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The News and Media section of the website provides the latest information on activities within the College, and the clinical radiology and radiation oncology professions.

Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Radiology and radiation oncology have always been at the forefront of technology adoption in the healthcare industry. As a leader in setting standards for radiology and radiation oncology, RANZCR sees setting standards for AI as a priority, particularly as it becomes a regular part of clinical...
Clinical Radiology
The recommendations provided in the Vascular Clinical Committee report offer a starting point to further strengthen the MBS for vascular and interventional radiology and ensure that contemporary practice and models of care are appropriately funded. As stated in the report, there is a significant...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR welcomes the recommendations from the Diagnostic Medicine Clinical Committee (DMCC) including the proposed introduction of Clinical Decision Support (CDS). RANZCR believes it is imperative that any work to progress Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) and CDS for medical imaging should be led by...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has today welcomed commitments by both major parties for additional funding for breast MRI as part of the treatment of breast cancer. Click here to read the full release.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Following consultation with the Artificial Intelligence Working Group, RANZCR provides the following feedback. Clinical radiology and radiation oncology are two areas of medicine that are already using advanced informatics and technology, and we are ready to adopt and contribute to machine...
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement today regarding indexation of ultrasound and X-ray services. This is a long overdue win for Australian patients, and an issue RANZCR has spent several years advocating for....
Clinical Radiology
This policy statement documents the position taken by the Faculty of Clinical Radiology, on the advice of the Breast Imaging Advisory Committee, regarding the imaging of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Click here to read the full Position Statement.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Hospitals and healthcare practices will be supported in the correct use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technology after the development of unique guidelines by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). RANZCR’s draft Ethical Principles for AI in Medicine...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) today welcomes the Federal Government’s additional $150m commitment to Medicare-subsidised MRI but stresses that a clear and transparent process must be followed in the granting of licences. Please click here to read the full...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
RANZCR sees merit in the Shared Debt Recovery Scheme but believes that it is geared more toward general practice and is not an ideal fit for the radiology or radiation oncology sectors. The nature of employment of the medical workforce in Australia has moved toward corporate entities and...