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On 10 April 2022 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role. The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. Information on Caretaker Conventions: http://www.pmc.gov.au/caretaker

Clinical Advisory Group

The Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) is an independent expert team of radiation oncology professionals, established to advise the ACDS. It includes representatives from:

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology (RANZCR)
  • Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM)
  • Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT)
  • New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT
  • Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)
  • an independent technical expert nominated by ARPANSA

The CAG provide advice on clinical practice, meeting quarterly to support development of audits, advice on phantom and measurement techniques, and audit results. Extraordinary meetings provide supported discussion and interpretation of specific audit results and offer clinical insight into any change of practice warranted, due to audit outcomes.

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CAG membership current April 2022

  • Dr Lucinda Morris, RANZCR, Chair of CAG 
    Radiation Oncologist, St George & The Sutherland Hospital, Genesis Care Hurstville, NSW
  • Prof Tomas Kron, PhD, ARPANSA-nominated expert
    Director of Physical Sciences, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC
  • Dr Louise Nardone, RANZCR
    Staff Specialist Radiation Oncologist, Central Coast Cancer Centre, Gosford, NSW
  • Dr Andrew Cousins, PhD, ACPSEM (NZ)
    Radiation Oncology Physics Team Leader, Christchurch Hospital, NZ
  • Mr Adam Briggs, ACPSEM
    Medical Physics Specialist, Northern Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW 
  • Ms Katrina Woodford, ASMIRT
    Senior Radiation Therapist, Alfred Health Radiation Oncology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • Ms Rebecca Thyne, NZIMRT
    Staff Radiation Therapist, Christchurch Hospital, NZ
  • Prof Joerg Lehmann, TROG
    Principal Medical Physicist - Implementation, Calvary Mater Newcastle, NSW