ACT training


Anaesthesia training in the ACT 

ANZCA is responsible for the training, examination and specialist accreditation of anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists in Australia and New Zealand. To learn about the ANZCA anaesthesia training program please click here. To learn about rotation and training sites please click here.
In the ACT there is a single selection process for registrar positions on the Rotational Training Program.

Positions are advertised in July each year for commencement in January of the following year, or May for commencement in August of the same year if positions become available mid-year. Selection interviews are usually conducted in early September for short-listed candidates (or July for mid-year intake if applicable).

When available, the positions will be advertised on the ACT Health website here Inquiries regarding entry into the ACT Rotational Training Program can be made to the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management (TCH), or the ANZCA Education Officer.
Professor Thomas Bruessel, Director, Department of Anaesthesia, The Canberra Hospital
Tel: +61 2 6244 3245
Dr Natalie Marshall, Education Officer, ANZCA
Tel: +61 2 6244 3245
Applicants must have Australian citizenship or permanent residency status (this includes New Zealand citizens and permanent residents) or have an Australian working visa with current experience as a medical practitioner in Australia.
For a list of frequently asked questions, please click here

Provisional fellowship

For information about the mandatory provisional fellowship requirements under ANZCA's curriculum and a list of pre-approved provisional fellowship training positions, please see here. Some positions are advertised in the anaesthesia job vacancies section here.

For inquiries about your provisional fellowship plan, email


Training E-Newsletter

The six-weekly Training E-Newsletter is a regular e-newsletter designed to keep trainees abreast of the latest events, news and developments at ANZCA. Read the Training E-Newsletter here.

Trainee forms

All the forms required by trainees in their dealings with the College can be found here


e-Learning resources

The College offers a range of e-learning resources for ANZCA trainees and Fellows.

These resources can be found in Networks, ANZCA's online learning and collaboration system. Access Networks here.



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