The regulations govern the conduct and management of the College, consistent with the objectives of ANZCA's Constitution. The ANZCA Council is responsible for making, amending and repealing all regulations.         


Pursuant to article 7.3 of the Constitution:
7.3.1  The Council has the power from time to time to make, amend, or repeal all such regulations as it deems necessary or desirable for the proper conduct and management of the College, the regulation of its affairs and the furtherance of its objectives,

Noting that:
7.3.3   No regulation shall be inconsistent with, nor shall it affect the repeal or modification of, anything contained in the Constitution.


In these regulations:
•    “Constitution” means the Constitution of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists as amended from time to time; and
•    “Regulations” means any regulation made in accordance with article 7.3; and
•    “Council” means the ANZCA Council
•    Heading and boldings do not affect the interpretation.

Unless otherwise specified, or the contrary intention appears in these regulations:
•    Where a word or phrase is defined in the Constitution the word or phrase has the same meaning throughout these regulations; and
•    The singular includes the plural and vice versa; and
•    A person includes an individual, a body corporate, a partnership, a firm, unincorporated association or institution and a government body; and
•    These regulations shall come into operation on the date they are approved and adopted by the Council.

Note: Dates in superscript indicate the dates of recent changes to the regulation, for example, 10/04 indicates a change made to the following paragraph in October 2004.
  1. (Regulation withdrawn August 2012)
  2. Committees of the ANZCA Council
  3. Regional/national committees of the College
  4. (Regulation withdrawn April 2012)
  5. Academic costume
  6. Admission to fellowship of the College
  7. Annual subscription
  8. (Regulation withdrawn September 2014)
  9. General meetings
  10. (Regulation withdrawn August 2012)
  11. Robert Orton Medal
  12. Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists' Medal
  13. Gilbert Brown Prize
  14. (Regulation withdrawn December 2016)
  15. (Regulation withdrawn December 2016)
  16. Trainee committees of the College
  17. Renton Prize
  18. Cecil Gray Prize
  19. Harry Daly Research Award
  20. Lennard Travers Professorship
  21. Douglas Joseph Professorship
  22. The Trainee Academic Prize
  23. Recognition as a specialist in anaesthesia or pain medicine; and admission to Fellowship by assessment for Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs)
  24. (Regulation withdrawn January 2013)
  25. ANZCA Council Citation
  26. Standards of professional practice
  27. Performance assessment of anaesthetists and pain medicine physicians (assistance to outside bodies)
  28. Removal of role holders, committee, subcommittee and working group members and college/faculty representatives
  29. Readmission to membership of the college (and fellowship)
  30. Reconsideration and review processes
  31. Appeals process
  32. New Fellow on Council
  33. (Regulation withdrawn February 2012 effective July 1, 2013)
  34. (Regulation withdrawn April 2012)
  35. ANZCA certificates
  36. Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
  37. Training in anaesthesia leading to FANZCA, and accreditation of facilities to deliver this curriculum
  38. Training in Anaesthesia in Affiliated Training Regions Leading to FANZCA, as from the Start of the 2013 Hospital Employment Year, and Accreditation of Facilities to Deliver this Curriculum
  39. The ANZCA Council Protocol
  40. Faculty of Pain Medicine
  41. Conduct of Elections
  42. Assessment of short-term training applications for anaesthesia and pain medicine for international medical graduates in Australia
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