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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
Expressions of interest are invited from Fellows in Clinical Radiology to join the new Clinical Radiology Paediatrics Working Group. The role of the Paediatric Working Group is to review current paediatric training arrangements and identify new opportunities or innovative ways of providing...
The NZRET Pikimairawea Award The Trustees are proud to introduce the NZRET Pikimairawea Award. Māori legend says that the demigod Maui obtained his knowledge from his grandmother’s jawbone. He fashioned a matau (hook) with that jawbone and fished up the North Island. Taranaki tradition has a name...
A new program aimed at increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors interested in undertaking non-GP specialist medical training, has secured funding in a first for the Australian medical workforce. The Non-GP Specialist Trainee Support Program (AIDA STSP), funded under...
Radiation Oncology
The College wishes to extend congratulations to Prof Trevor Leong from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre who is the inaugural recipient of the NHMRC David Cooper Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Award. Prof Leong’s research investigates the use of chemoradiotherapy versus chemotherapy for...
RANZCR is committed to improving health outcomes and wellbeing of Māori and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. During 2021, the College’s Māori, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Executive Committee (MATEC) developed an Action Plan for Māori, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) applauds the deregulation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services announced in a record investment in the health system on budget night. Deregulation of Medicare-funded MRI services in regional, rural, and remote areas...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR has provided this submission to Cancer Australia's consultation as part of the development of the Australian Cancer Plan 2023–2033. RANZCR supports the development of a 10 year plan because increasing the capacity and capability of Australia's health care system to diagnose and treat cancer...
Trainee Recruitment: Now Open for 2022 The New Zealand Branch runs recruitment programmes in New Zealand for first year clinical radiology and radiation oncology training positions. Each year, recruitment is advertised on this website and through the District Health Boards. For information about...
Clinical Radiology
The RANZCR Specialist Interventional Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology Range of Practice document is intended to assist the College, its staff, Fellows, members and other individuals to identify the range of practice of a specialist interventional radiologist and interventional...
RANZCR is inviting stakeholder feedback on seeking specialty recognition for Interventional Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology, read briefing papers here: Interventional Radiology Interventional Neuroradiology