Australian Medical Council
“The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is an independent national standards body for medical education and training. The AMC’s purpose is to ensure that standards of education, training and assessment of the medical profession promote and protect the health of the Australian community.”
Medical Council of New Zealand
“The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) is responsible for registering doctors, setting standards and guidelines, rectifying and promoting lifelong learning for doctors, and reviewing practising doctors where there are concerns about their performance, professional conduct or health.”
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
“The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the organisation responsible for the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme across Australia.”
Medical Board of Australia
“The role of the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is to register medical practitioners and medical students, develop standards, codes and guidelines for the medical profession, investigate notifications and complaints, where necessary, conduct panel hearings and refer serious matters to Tribunal hearings, assess International Medical Graduates who wish to practice in Australia, and approve accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.
Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Citizenship
“For people who want to visit, work, study or live in Australia. It includes information for employers about sponsoring skilled people to work in Australia.”
The DoctorConnect website has been developed by the Department of Health and Ageing to assist doctors trained outside of Australia or doctors interested in incentives to work in regional, rural and remote Australia as well as Australian medical employers.
Information on assessment tasks
*Not all assessment tasks will be required for all applicants, see Specialist Recognition Assessment.
RACE Exam Information
2019 RANZCO Examination Timetable (PDF 44KB)
SIMG Period of Oversight (PDF 77.4KB)
SIMG Period of Supervised Practice
SIMG Practice Visit
SIMG Top-up Training
Interview Schedule - applications to australia
Saturday 16 February 2019, RANZCO Sydney Office
Saturday 17 August 2019, RANZCO Sydney Office
Saturday 16 November 2019, RANZCO Sydney Office
Applicants who are required to attend an interview in person will receive a formal invitation letter from the SIMG Committee. Please wait to to be invited before booking flights and/or accommodation.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions regarding specialist assessment.