Radiation Oncology


  • 5 years full-time


  • PGY2+
  • At least two full years in an approved hospital as an Intern or Resident
  • Must secure an accredited training position within an accredited training department


  • Five-year program in two phases:
    • Phase 1 (duration is from commencement of accredited training through to successful completion of the Phase 1 Examination, approximately 18-36 months)
    • Phase 2 (duration is from entry into Phase 2 through to completion of required 60 months FTE accredited training)
  • Trainees rotate to accredited network training sites


  • Phase 1 – 2 x “Practical Oncology Experiences” (Treatment Machine and Radiation Treatment Planning)
  • Phase 2 – SMART Program (Statistical Methods, Evidence Appraisal and Research for Trainees) – includes an original research project and mandatory attendance at a SMART workshop
Information from regionalmedicaltraining.com.au is intended as a summary to assist with career planning and has been developed by The South Eastern Regional Training Hubs Collaboration. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College and health services. LAST UPDATED November 15, 2023