Regulating Australia's medical radiation practitioners

The Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia works to ensure that Australia's medical radiation practitioners are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practise. Public safety is our priority.

Information for

  • All

  • Practitioners

  • Public

  • Students

  • International applicants

The Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia supports safe practice by publishing regulatory standards, codes, guidelines, updates and other resources for medical radiation practitioners, employers, students and the public.
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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

The professional capabilities recognise the various roles that a medical radiation practitioner undertakes in practice.​
Learn more
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BOARD NEWS

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence offers great opportunities as well as benefits for patients and safe healthcare.​
Learn more
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Join the Board or a committee

Would you like to help protect the safety of the public and contribute to the medical radiation profession?​
See our current opportunities
Practitioner assisting patient into a MRI

PUBLIC SAFETY

Code of conduct

Medical radiation practitioners have a professional responsibility to be familiar with and to apply the code.

Supervisor training: Teaching on the run

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supervisor training

Check out workshop dates for the 2023 Teaching on the Run program.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

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REGISTRATION STANDARDS

National examination

The national exam for medical radiation practice is based on the professional capabilities for the three divisions of medical radiation practice.

Professional Indemnity Insurance requirements

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Professional indemnity insurance

Is your cover up to date? Familiarise yourself with the registration requirements for PII.

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DATA AND STATISTICS

Practitioner demographics

We publish quarterly data profiling Australia’s medical radiation practice workforce, including statistical breakdowns about registrants.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

Practitioner looking at x-rays on monitors

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Recency of practice

The recency of practice standard applies to all registered medical radiation practitioners except those with non-practising registration.

Students in lecture theater

EDUCATION

Search approved programs of study

Find the education and training programs that can lead to registration as a medical radiation practitioner.

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PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up a medical radiation practitioner to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

The professional capabilities recognise the various roles that a medical radiation practitioner undertakes in practice.​
Learn more
carousel image
BOARD NEWS

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence offers great opportunities as well as benefits for patients and safe healthcare.​
Learn more
carousel image
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Join the Board or a committee

Would you like to help protect the safety of the public and contribute to the medical radiation profession?​
See our current opportunities
Practitioner assisting patient into a MRI

PUBLIC SAFETY

Code of conduct

Medical radiation practitioners have a professional responsibility to be familiar with and to apply the code.

Supervisor training: Teaching on the run

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Supervisor training

Check out workshop dates for the 2023 Teaching on the Run program.

PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce webinar series

Through listening to the experiences of Indigenous practitioners, we aim to increase and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

Photo of someone writing in a notepad

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

National examination

The national exam for medical radiation practice is based on the professional capabilities for the three divisions of medical radiation practice.

Professional Indemnity Insurance requirements

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Professional indemnity insurance

Is your cover up to date? Familiarise yourself with the registration requirements for PII.

Photo of graphs and charts on paper

DATA AND STATISTICS

Practitioner demographics

We publish quarterly data profiling Australia’s medical radiation practice workforce, including statistical breakdowns about registrants.

Practitioner looking at x-rays on monitors

REGISTRATION STANDARDS

Recency of practice

The recency of practice standard applies to all registered medical radiation practitioners except those with non-practising registration.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
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PUBLIC SAFETY

Resources supporting the public

Ahpra and the National Boards have published information for the public to help make safer healthcare choices.
What we’re doing
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BOARD NEWS

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence offers great opportunities as well as benefits for patients and safe healthcare.​
Learn more
carousel image
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Join the Board or a committee

Would you like to help protect the safety of the public and contribute to the medical radiation profession?​
See our current opportunities
Photo of two people talking at a table

PUBLIC SAFETY

Practitioner search

Look up a medical radiation practitioner to check their registration status, qualifications and suitability to care for you.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

Practitioner assisting patient into a MRI

PUBLIC SAFETY

Code of conduct

Medical radiation practitioners have a professional responsibility to be familiar with and to apply the code.

Students in lecture theater

EDUCATION

Search approved programs of study

Find the education and training programs that can lead to registration as a medical radiation practitioner.

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BOARD NEWS

Apply now to join the Board

There are multiple practitioner member vacancies and a community member vacancy arising on the Board.
Learn more
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

The professional capabilities recognise the various roles that a medical radiation practitioner undertakes in practice.​
Learn more
carousel image
BOARD NEWS

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence offers great opportunities as well as benefits for patients and safe healthcare.​
Learn more
carousel image
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Join the Board or a committee

Would you like to help protect the safety of the public and contribute to the medical radiation profession?​
See our current opportunities
Students in lecture theater

EDUCATION

Search approved programs of study

Find the education and training programs that can lead to registration as a medical radiation practitioner.

Practitioner assisting patient into a MRI

PUBLIC SAFETY

Code of conduct

Medical radiation practitioners have a professional responsibility to be familiar with and to apply the code.

Photo of graphs and charts on paper

DATA AND STATISTICS

Practitioner demographics

We publish quarterly data profiling Australia’s medical radiation practice workforce, including statistical breakdowns about registrants.

Graphic of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy

Working towards a healthcare system free of racism.

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REGISTRATION

International applicants

To work as a medical radiation practitioner in Australia you must be registered with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia. Some overseas-trained practitioners may need to meet specific requirements before being registered.
Check the requirements
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REGISTRATION

Want to work in Australia?

General information about applying to work as a health practitioner in Australia is available for international applicants. Find out about the process and what you must include in your application.
Access resources
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PRACTITIONER SUPPORT

Professional capabilities

The professional capabilities recognise the various roles that a medical radiation practitioner undertakes in practice.​
Learn more