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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.

Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology Economics and Workforce Committee (EWC) have developed a draft consumer-facing guide to financial literacy for radiation therapy. Designed for Australian consumers, this information aims to inform consumers of their rights and support them to make informed...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the New Zealand Government’s Cancer Action Plan, heralding a step towards improving access to vital cancer services in New Zealand. Please click here to read the full statement.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), has become the first professional peak body to develop Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine , ensuring Australia and New Zealand are positioned to become leading players in the application of artificial...
Radiation Oncology
RANZCR’s response to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister David Clark's announcement today of increased investment in radiation oncology equipment in New Zealand. Please click here to read the full statement.
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 use of MBI / BSGI to detect breast cancer. Please click here to read the full statement.
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology appreciates being given the opportunity to provide feedback on the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Report from the Specialist and Consultant Physician Consultation Clinical Committee and to share it with our members and key stakeholders. The Faculty agrees...
Clinical Radiology
Clinical radiologists, are consultant specialists who are integral to the care of patients, by reviewing the patient’s presenting clinical problem, deciding how best to use imaging to answer the clinical questions relating to the individual patient, making an accurate diagnosis, assessing the...
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...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
RANZCR welcomes the proactive approach taken by CSIRO in considering a framework on ethical approaches to issues emerging from the use of AI. This is an essential building block to guide subsequent considerations. An AI ethical framework can only be effective if it is complemented by robust...