Information about working in Australia as a radiation therapist or medical physicist
To work in Australia as a radiation therapist or medical physicist, you have to obtain a working visa or a skilled migration visa.
If you wish to apply for skilled migration or a short term working visa as a radiation therapist, the Australian Commonwealth Government Department responsible for immigration currently recognises only the Validated Statement of Accreditation for immigration purposes. All applicants for a Validated Statement of Accreditation must provide satisfactory evidence of proficiency in the English language unless you are from the UK, Ireland or Canada.
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A validated statement of accreditation can be obtained from the Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR). Click here for information on the assessment process, pre-approved courses, how to apply, English language requirements, and the appeal proces.
REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
As of 1 July 2012 under the national requirements of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), all Medical Radiation Science practitioners need to register with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA).
Find out more about the guidelines and assessment procedures for the assessment of Medical Physicists for migration purposes.