Policies and position papers



The Society has a number of policies and position statements pertaining to practice, education, conduct, standards and procedures. These are regularly updated in consultation with our expert committees and external stakeholders.

ASMIRT Policies


Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Medical Radiation Practitioners


ASMIRT Privacy Statement 2019

Professional Practice Standards

ASMIRT RTAP Scope of Practice 2017

ASMIRT MI Scope of Practice – May 2020


ASMIRT Professional Practice Standards (PPS)

After a significant review by the Professional Standards Committee, ASMIRT are pleased to advise that the Professional Practice Standards (PPS) are now available.

This document describes the performance benchmarks for medical radiation practitioners. These standards will provide a framework for professional, patient and community expectations.

Thank you to all the team involved in the review of this document which can be accessed here.


ASMIRT Submissions and Position Papers


ASMIRT Consultation – RANZCR Particle Therapy position paper 
RANZCR Strategic Plan – ASMIRT feedback
ISRRT Clinical Audits consultation document
ISRRT Position Statement Continuum of Patient Centered Care
ASMIRT Response Template to NHMRC Policy Consultation
NQMC Consultation Paper Remote Radiology in Assessment – Proposed Changes to NAS Commentary
ARPANSA – Endorsement of recommended National Diagnostic Reference Levels for CT procedures on adults
DIAC –  Capital Sensitivity
RANZCR – MRI Safety Guidelines
RANZCR – Interventional Radiology Standards of Practice
BIR Publication Innovations in Imaging and Radiotherapy Mar 2021
Submission – Cancer Australia’s Lung Cancer Screening Enquiry
Submission – National Registration and Accreditation Scheme
Submission – Bill A for National Registration and Accreditation Submission
Submission – Interprofessional Health Education in Australia
Submission – Health Education and Training NHWT


ASMIRT Position Statement MRI in RT
ASMIRT Policies and Procedures – Surveys 14.02.22
ASMIRT Position Statement Virtual Cockpit 22.06.21
ASMIRT Position Statement Stereotactic Body (Ablative) Radiation Therapy 19.01.21
ASMIRT Position Statement Certifications 28.08.20
ASMIRT Position Statement Gonad Shielding 23.09.20
ASMIRT Position Statement MRP ACCESS TO PPE 06.09.2020
ASMIRT Policies and Procedures IV Cannulation and Radiographic Contrast Media 28.08.20
ASMIRT Guidelines IV Cannulation and Contrast Media 26.11.20
COVID19 Essential Role of Clinical Radiology Services – Mar 2020
Education Policies Dec 2010
ASMIRT Particle Position Statement
ASMIRT National Clinical Trials Governance Framework March 2019
ASMIRT Response Professional Capabilities for Medical Radiation Practice April 2019
Response to ARPANSA Medical Exposure Code and Readers Guide
ASMIRT Response to RANZCR Draft Position Paper on Image Interpretation – A
ASMIRT Response to RANZCR Draft Position Paper on Image Interpretation – B
RANZCR Ethical Principles for AI in Medicine April 2019 
Review of Accreditation arrangements – accreditation functions

Please note that a more comprehensive range of policies and guidelines are available by emailing info@asmirt.org.

Complaints Against Professionals


How to Lodge a Complaint (AHPRA)

ASMIRT occassionally receives complaints from stakeholders including patients, clients, members and the general community. The Society will investigate and respond to complaints made and will make recommendations and changes in line with those recommendations.

A complaint can be made verbally or in writing to the Chief Executive of ASMIRT. Periodic reports are prepared for the Board covering number and nature of complaints, to provide trend analysis and identification of opportunities for improvement.