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Clinical Radiology

Clinical Radiology

Clinical Radiology

Your Pathway into Clinical Radiology training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

Total Training Time

Total: 5 years (full-time)

Minimum 5 years (full-time) across the 3 phases of training. For further information on the training phases for the program please refer to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR).

How to Apply

In Australia, hospitals advertise clinical radiology training positions, and candidates apply directly to the hospital. RANZCR is not involved in the employment process. 

New applicants who are interested in applying for a training position in an accredited training site need to contact the Radiology allocation coordinators listed here. Please note that applications for new trainees is advertised outside of the RMO campaign. 

Continuing trainees can apply to a position when you apply to the RMO Campaign. To view available positions, use the Position search tool.  

Application Deadline

Applications open in June each year. For up to date information check the RANZCR Website.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Clinical Radiologist?

Clinical radiologists work collaboratively with other medical practitioners and specialists to diagnose and treat patients through the use of medical imaging. Many clinical radiologists additionally pursue areas of interest, including interventional radiology, neuroradiology, breast imaging, paediatric imaging and musculoskeletal imaging. 

Why become a clinical radiologist?

Clinical radiology is at the forefront of medical technology, and has revolutionised medicine over the past 100 years. This specialty gives you scope for an exciting and varied career in clinical medicine, teaching and research. 

In the long term, a career in clinical radiology offers flexibility and control over where and when you work, making it possible to achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.

Cairns region
(07) 4226 8187

Central West region
(07) 4764 1547

Mackay region
(07) 4885 7122

North West region
(07) 4764 1547

Torres and Cape region
(07) 4095 6103

Townsville region
(07) 4781 3424