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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 presidents of leading medical colleges across Australia are appealing to the Senate to maintain the Medevac legislation and the Independent Health Advice Panel (IHAP) process. The medical community remains united in asking the Parliament to maintain the Medevac legislation and to allow the...
Clinical Radiology
On the 2019 International Day of Radiology (IDoR) one of New Zealand’s greatest athletes, Marina Erakovic, has revealed the vital role radiology played in extending her tennis career. Erakovic, who retired from professional tennis in December 2018 following a series of long-term injuries, said...
The College is delighted to announce the launch of our new RANZCR Member Rewards program. This program replaces our previous one that had been delivered via Member Advantage. The new program will offer a selection of exclusive and valuable rewards through partnerships arranged directly with...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
RANZCR’s submission to New Zealand’s Health and Disability Review outlines our policy positions and priorities for New Zealand across clinical radiology and radiation oncology. RANZCR welcomes the establishment of the Review into the New Zealand Health and Disability System (the Review) aimed at...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR’s response to the National Health Interoperability Roadmap Paper provides an overview of our top five priorities in digital health for clinical radiology. RANZCR has felt that there are not shared priorities around how radiology can align with the broader digital health sector, and how the...
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
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
Groundbreaking principles for a more efficient, timely and potentially safer method of referring patients to the care of a radiologist have been unveiled by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The newly released Building Radiology eReferral: Safety, Security and...