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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
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) advocacy efforts have secured major commitments for radiology and radiation oncology, on behalf of its members and Australian patients from the Coalition and Labor, in the lead up to the May 18 federal election. RANZCR is...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
In the lead up to the next federal election, RANZCR is seeking commitments from all parties on the issues most important to our 4,500 members, including patient access to safe and vital medical imaging and radiation therapy. RANZCR has invited the Coalition, Labor, the Australia Greens and Centre...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Following consultation with the Artificial Intelligence Working Group, RANZCR provides the following feedback in response the Therapeutic Goods Administration consultation on the Regulation of Software as a Medical Device. Please click here to read the full response
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) applauds Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s announcement in the budget reply that if elected Labor will significantly increase access to vital scans for Australian cancer patients. This announcement is part of their $2.3bn...
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....