The Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT) is a not-for-profit, professional member association supporting representing 8000 member medical radiation practitioners in Australia and advocating for better health outcomes for all Australians.
ASMIRT’s mission is to empower medical radiation practitioners for the health of all Australians. ASMIRT works to promote, encourage, cultivate and maintain the highest principles of practice and proficiency in respect to Medical Radiation Sciences. ASMIRT facilitates educational activities, discussion and consultation among members and others. We recognise MRPBA approved programs of study across Australia, set standards of competency in practice and encourage scholarship and continuing professional development.
ASMIRT works to improve healthcare by:
- Advocating for patients
- Influencing local, national and international policy and practice
- Advancing professional standards and pathways
- Leading and engaging in research and learning.
All Medical Radiation Science practitioners are required to register with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA). The Registration Board is the regulating authority for both disciplines and regulations relating to registration.
Licensing of Diagnostic Radiographers/Medical Imaging Technologists and Radiation Therapists varies from State to State or Territory.