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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.

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.”

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.”

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.

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.

Information on Assessment Tasks

*Not all assessment tasks will be required for all applicants, see Specialist Recognition Assessment.

2020 RANZCO Examination Timetable

SIMG Period of Oversight

SIMG Period of Supervised Practice

Specialist Assessment Guide


RACE Exam Registration Form (S-IMG)

RANZCO SIMG Curriculum Vitae

Reference Request Form

Specialist Recognition and AoN Assessment Application Form


Specialist Medical Colleges’ Specialist Pathway Data

Health Workforce Data


Saturday 22 February 2020, RANZCO Sydney Office

Saturday 30 May 2020, RANZCO Sydney Office (tentative)

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 if you have further questions regarding specialist assessment.


RANZCO has an appeals process. The cost to lodge an appeal is AUD 5000 plus GST.

Last updated: January 6, 2020

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