The Board will undertake wide-ranging consultation on proposals that affect the profession.

Links to consultation documents will be provided as they are developed.

Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown under Past Consultations, along with the submissions that were received.

Consultation on revised professional capabilities for medical radiation practice

The Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (the Board) has begun public consultation on the revised professional capabilities for medical radiation practice. Professional capabilities describe the minimum level of professional capability required for general registration and independent practice as a diagnostic radiographer, a nuclear medicine technologist or a radiation therapist in Australia.

Released: 18 February 2019
Closes: 26 April 2019

Consultation materials

Public consultation paper - Draft revised professional capabilities for medical radiation practice PDF
Word version
Draft revised professional capabilities for medical radiation practice  PDF 
Word version
Draft fact sheet for education providers  PDF 
Word version 
Draft fact sheet for clinical supervisors  PDF 
Word version 
(282 KB,DOCX) 
Response template    Word document 

Making a submission

You are invited to provide your comments and feedback by email by midday 26 April 2019 using the response template above. Email a written submission marked ‘Feedback on Draft revised professional capabilities for medical radiation practice’ to

If you would like your feedback to be published on the Board’s website after the public consultation, please ensure your submission is in Word format or equivalent.

Online feedback to consultation

The online feedback to consultation is based on the same questions in the published consultation paper. However, additional questions are used to enhance the specificity of feedback. Please note that if you provide feedback using the online feedback method your comments and views will not be published. A high-level summary of the survey data and other consultation feedback will be provided after public consultation. 

You can use the link below to access the survey:

If you feel the survey style response template does not adequately allow you to express your views, please use the response template above and send it via email to

Information sessions

The Board will hold information sessions to outline the major areas of change and what this will mean for registered practitioners, particularly their legal and professional obligations under the National Law1.

To register your interest in attending one of the information sessions please email your contact information to

Information sessions

Brisbane: 18 February 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm.
Art Series The Johnson Hotel
477 Boundary Street
Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

: 19 February 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm.
Citadines on Bourke Melbourne
131-135 Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Webinar When: Thursday, 7 March 2019
Time: 3pm (AEDST). 

 1The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).

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